Giuseppe Quintarelli:  Maestro of the Veneto

Giuseppe Quintarelli: Maestro of the Veneto

The wine blogging community (and the wine world I would assume) is abuzz with the recent news of the death of legendary Veneto winemaker Giuseppe Quintarelli, who lost the battle with Parkinson Disease at 84 years old on January 15th.  Eric Asimov at the New York Times to Jeremy Parzen at Do Bianchi, to name...
Northern Italy:  Barolo & Amarone

Northern Italy: Barolo & Amarone

We had a couple of wines from Northern Italy this weekend.  They were both tasted with an aged Gouda from Bedford Cheese Shop and dark chocolate with sea salt, almonds, and olive oil from Mast Brother’s Chocolate.  The wines could not be more different in style and taste, but it was prudent to have the...