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Su Famiglia

Family.  It’s probably the one word that means the most to everyone.   Yet sometimes, we don’t slow down enough to appreciate it.  It’s likely not done with deliberate purpose, but simply because many things divert our attention.  Perhaps we allow…

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Boscarelli Nobility

~ Approaching Montepulciano ~ If you begin a conversation with someone about the best Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, chances are you’ll hear them mention the names Avignonesi and Poliziano.  And for good reason.  They are stalwart producers that both make…

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The Noble Wine

~ Vinous History ~ (image courtesy of Poliziano)   Montepulciano.  An absolutely gorgeous Tuscan hill town and a charming wine.  Seemingly always playing second fiddle to its more prestigious neighbor Brunello, there are quite a few examples from this DOCG…

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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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