By Daniel Crown for Atlas Obscura In the summer of 1775, as General George Washington outfitted his first mobile headquarters for the newly formed Continental Army, he seems to have intuited the importance of creature comforts. His personal expense accounts in 1775 and 1776 detail countless purchases that would allow a privileged man like himself … Continue reading A Thirst for Madeira
A Note on Natural and Intentional Wines. Looking at two glasses of pinot noir, you might not be able to differentiate which one is the natural one and which one is intentional. The colors are the same. The aromas are similar, but the methods of production are separated by ideology ... and ideology is a great distance to travel sometimes.
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Amidst rumors of a Sicilian wine industry shakeup, Renato de Bartoli confirms his departure from his family winery, Marco de Bartoli, assumes role as CEO of Baglio di Pianetto.
It is nearly impossible to gauge the importance of the world's largest wine fair. VinItaly has for 50 years been steadfastly championing the diversity and charm of Italian wines. This 50th Anniversary edition of the Verona wine festival only further substantiates the importance and interest in Italian wines in the international marketplace. To give you … Continue reading Vinitaly 2016, Notes on Day One