Col d'Orcia Gardens

Col d’Orcia: The best of Brunello Di Montalcino

In 1980 Brunello Di Montalcino became one of the first DOCG designations in Italy. Historical records from the 14th-century show production of Brunello in Montalcino, a town located in the province of Siena south of Florence in the heart of Tuscany. In the 1960s, there were 11 producers of Brunello, and by 1968 the region … Read more

Travaglini Gattinara Nebbiolo

Travaglini Gattinara: Nebbiolo At Its Best

Often there is something besides the wine that attracts us to a particular winery. As I sit and reminisce about tastings in the past, I think about when Cinzia and Alessia Travaglini were in Los Angeles for a tasting of the family’s Nebbiolo wine. It was the unique bottle shape that stood out to beckon … Read more

Roccafiore Winery and Resort Vineyards

Find Enchantment in Umbria at the Roccafiore Winery and Resort

In 2014 I had the opportunity to meet Luca Baccarelli and sample the wines of Roccafiore Winery. this magnificent property in person. Fast forward to 2016 where my wish came true on a recent trip to Italy. I have to say viewing images do not do justice to this winery and resort. In Italian, rocca means … Read more

The Ferrari Sparkling Wine

Ferrari Trento: Bringing out the dazzle of sparkling wine

It was the 2016 Emmy awards that brought the owner of Ferrari Trento to Los Angeles but it was the after-party the following day where this Italian winery showed their true colors and expertise of creating a spectacular collection of sparkling wine. What made this event more extraordinary was the ambiance of the Bel Air … Read more

Roccafiore Winery

Roccafiore Winery: A passion for life with wine

A love of his native land was what brought Leonardo Baccarelli to purchase the property that is now Roccafiore Winery in Todi, a town in the province of Perugia, situated in Umbria. The wines from this region are outstanding, and the wines from this winery are a true testament of what can be produced in … Read more

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