Dare to drink different. The most expert U.S. Somms about Italian geeky grapes and wines…

What about being the Italian wine geek at Thanksgiving dinner? Watch this video! During SommCon 2018 in San Diego, I asked six Master Sommeliers and Masters of Wine which is the weirdest, most obscure Italian variety they have ever tasted… Some good advices for your wine shopping, dare to drink different! For more inspiration read … More Dare to drink different. The most expert U.S. Somms about Italian geeky grapes and wines…

Castel de Paolis winery, where Frascati becomes aristocratic

The Santarelli family strongly believe in their territory, they invested money and time to find out which are the best grapes to plant on the volcanic, iper- mineral soil of Frascati area and now they produce outstanding local wines. I was lucky enough to run into Castel de Paolis winery to film a wine documentary … More Castel de Paolis winery, where Frascati becomes aristocratic

Salento, the seductive “heel” of Italy

When you think of Southern Italy, you envision endless miles of coastline, olive groves as far as the eye can see, and clusters of beautiful Baroque-style architecture. Salento, the “heel” of the “boot like” Italian peninsula includes cities like Lecce, Brindisi, and Taranto and is a haven for exquisite regional foods and alluring wines. The … More Salento, the seductive “heel” of Italy

The Rogue, the ultimate creative dining experience by chef Puck

Dining at The Rogue is more than dining. It’s a culinary experience. Here, in this video, I bring you with me in the new exclusive Wolfgang Puck restaurant. Only 8 seats per night, 4 nights per week, 4 chefs (changing every week) cook for you, live, in front of you, creating new dishes and a … More The Rogue, the ultimate creative dining experience by chef Puck

My nomination as Knight of Alba truffle and wines

Check out this video about the Order of Alba truffle and wines knights nomination ceremony in New York City. If you would like to understand more about this prestigious order, whose purpose is to spread culture about Langhe food and wine, please visit their website : http://www.cavalierideltartufo.it/it/homepage  If you like my videos, please subscribe to my … More My nomination as Knight of Alba truffle and wines