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Lady Madonna

The Il Marroneto farm was purchased by family patriarch Giuseppe Mori in 1974.  His son Alessandro is in charge of the winemaking reins and has elevated the estate to revered levels.  Using traditional methods focusing on natural, wild yeasts, large…

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Brunello Le Lucere

After a long day of gardening & mulching, there was a serious need for simple food and great wine.  With a series of “small plates” we opened the 2004 San Filippo Brunello “Le Lucere”.   This Brunello has aged gracefully since…

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A Tuscan Dinner

After a recent flurry of Barolo tastings, I was happy to comply when asked to host a Tuscan themed dinner for some out of town guests.  I decided to make two simple risotto dishes: Sweet Sausage and Spring Pea along…

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