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The Daily Sip™: Italy

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Lungarotti Run by Two Generations of Women

  • Oct 23, 2012

Italy is a nation rich in history and tradition, especially in winemaking. That’s why...

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Sciacchetrá—A Gem Lost To Extinction?

  • Jul 10, 2012

Sciacchetrá (shock-eh-tra) is the rare, amber dessert wine unique to the Cinque Terre, a...

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Italy or France? “The Drops of God” Decides

  • Feb 16, 2012

When it comes to literary fixes, wine lovers get theirs with “ The Drops of God...

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Meet Nero d’Avola

  • Jan 18, 2012

Ordering Italian wine can be a daunting task. There are so many grapes and so many regions....

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A Wine Bar Treasure

  • Jan 17, 2012

You’ll see signs all over Italy that read, “Enoteca.” Italian for wine...

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A Very Historic, Noble, and Prestigious Italian Wine

  • Jan 9, 2012

In the utterly picturesque hilltop town of Montepulciano in Italy’s Tuscany region, a...

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Super Tuscans: Winemaking Outside The Lines

  • Jan 3, 2012

Ever wondered what makes a Super Tuscan super? Well, to understand that, you have to...

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Pinot Nero and Pinot Bianco

  • Nov 7, 2011

The sniffing stage of the "swirl-sniff-sip" process during wine tasting is possibly the most...

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Pinot Grigio Revisited

  • Jul 11, 2011

We at The Daily Sip love when our preconceived notions about anything – particularly...

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Visiting Valpolicella

  • Jul 8, 2011

Everyone who visits Italy wants to get a taste of great wine. And it's safe to assume that...

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In the northern hemisphere, during which month do red wine grapes typically change from green to red?