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At Ca’ del Bosco with Maurizio Zanella

Published on DoctorWine N°197
by Chiara Giovoni 17-02-2017

It is always illuminating to spend a few hours with Maurizio Zanella, one of those experiences that change your way of thinking by...

Tasting Notes

Sangiovese retrospective 2006

Published on DoctorWine N°197
by Riccardo Viscardi 16-02-2017

Among the various initiatives during last November’s Sangiovese purosangue (thoroughbred) event in Siena, held in the city’s...

Tasting Notes

Cooperative wines

Published on DoctorWine N°197
by Daniele Cernilli 15-02-2017

Those who read Doctor Wine know that I hold cooperatives in high esteem. This equally because of the virtuous social function they...

Vertical Tastings

The emotional and therapeutic value of wine

Published on DoctorWine N°197
by Livia Belardelli 14-02-2017

Wine in regard to health, eros and transcendence was the curious title of a conference organized by Ruffino at their Poggio Cascia...

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Democratic cuisine

Published on DoctorWine N°197
by Daniele Cernilli 13-02-2017

Luciano Lombardi, AKA Vignadelmar, is an historic collaborator with Doctor Wine who is currently the manager of Bella ‘Mbriana, ...

Recipes

Duck breast with Asperum balsamic vinegar

Published on DoctorWine N°196
by Editorial Staff 11-02-2017

Potato cake with confit tomatoes and marjoramA recipe from Venica, the chef of the Castello di Spessa Wine ResortIngredients:For t...

Tasting Notes

A White New Year’s

Published on DoctorWine N°196
by Riccardo Viscardi 10-02-2017

It took only a phone call from none other than Doctor Wine himself to radically change the color of my New Year’s holiday from a...

Tasting Notes

Brunello 2012, the ones not to miss

Published on DoctorWine N°196
by Riccardo Viscardi 09-02-2017

At the end of January we went to Montalcino to taste the new vintages coming out this year: Brunello 2012 and Brunello Riserva 201...

The Story

The Morellino pioneer

Published on DoctorWine N°196
by Daniele Cernilli 08-02-2017

I can perfectly remember the moment, place and perhaps even the day when I first met Erik Banti. It was in March 1979 and I had go...

Tasting Notes

‘Diversi Vignaioli Irpini’

Published on DoctorWine N°196
by Antonella Amodio 07-02-2017

On Monday, January 16, the Diversi Vignaioli Irpini (Different Irpini winemakers) consortium presented to the press and sector o...

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Techniques and technicalities

Published on DoctorWine N°196
by Daniele Cernilli 06-02-2017

The great success of last week’s editorial has induced me to delve deeper into the subject with some pertinent considerations. I...

Recipes

Raw red shrimp

Published on DoctorWine N°195
by Editorial Staff 04-02-2017

... with black pepper-seasoned stracciatella di burrata and datterini tomato juiceRecipe by Giovanni Santoro, young Michelin Star ...

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Dom Pérignon Rosé 2005, a ‘test performance’

Published on DoctorWine N°195
by Chiara Giovoni 03-02-2017

Dom Pérignon Rosé 2005 made its Italian debut last week at the Teatro della Pergola in Florence. The location was not chosen by ...

Where to eat

Chinappi, the seasonality of fish

Published on DoctorWine N°195
by Iolanda Maggio 02-02-2017

Despite being a “food explorer” and an avid fish lover – due to my Taranto roots – I must shamefully admit that I had even...

Tastings of the day

AltaQuota, a social beer

Published on DoctorWine N°197
by Alessandro Brizi 17-02-2017

Beer makes news when it is top quality, innovative, trendy or brings people toge...

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