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Sterling Grapes & Grains

Juliaforphotos has added a photo to the pool: I love peering through shop windows drawn by the colors of the sign & reflection on the window… Park Slope, BK Source : https://www.flickr.com/photos/jaygeeoh/53256307906/in/pool-17918700@N00

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Italy in a Wine Glass by Marc Millon, an IWR Book Review

This is a unique and fascinating book on Italian wine. My bookcase is stacked with wine books covering every possible topic, including the history of wine.  Some books are histories of a specific wine region (Mark Gudgel’s The Rise of Napa Valley Wineries), country (Thomas Pinney’s The Makers of American Wine), grape variety (Zinfandel by Charles L. Sullivan), people (John …

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Autunno di Andrea Lilli | In questo affresco troviamo una al…

In questo affresco troviamo una allegoria dionisiaca dell’Autunno che offre un tralcio d’uva ad un simpatico faunetto (sala del Palazzetto Mattei al Celio di Roma, 1621).   Andrea Lilli era un artista anconetano di cui oggi si parla poco: sappiamo che è nato intorno al 1570 e che è morto sicuramente dopo il 1631.     Done Source : https://www.flickr.com/photos/crypto61/49895073217/in/pool-17918700@N00

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Wine barrel

Sergio Pandiscia has added a photo to the pool: Source : https://www.flickr.com/photos/crypto61/49750333381/in/pool-17918700@N00

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Moulin-à-Vent: 100 Years of Great Gamay

Today, on April 17, 2024, the producers of Moulin-à-Vent are stepping up and attempting to put the Cru in their Cru Beaujolais. On this, the 100th anniversary of the delimitation of the Moulin-a-Vent appellation (which predates the modern French appellation system by a decade), a formal request is being made to establish 14 Premier Cru vineyards within the Moulin-à-Vent appellation. …

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Vinography Images: Magic Hill

Once an underwater volcano, the tiny hill of Somló in Hungary is home to some of the world’s most compelling volcanic wines, some made with the appellation’s indigenous grape Juhfark. This view of the hill in spring shows the many small huts that are used on weekends, holidays, and when work needs to get done by winemakers who almost all …

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 4/14/24

Hello and welcome to my weekly dig through the pile of wine samples that show up asking to be tasted. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of Vinography Unboxed, where I highlight some of the better bottles that have crossed my doorstep recently. I’ve got an eclectic group of wines to recommend this week from exotic locales like …

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Venezia

Sergio Pandiscia has added a photo to the pool: Venice Carnival Source : https://www.flickr.com/photos/crypto61/32940806248/in/pool-17918700@N00

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