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My Piedmont + Tuscan Fix With La Spinetta Vineyards

iedmont and Tuscany (Piedmonte and Toscana if you want to go all seductive Italian on me) are Italy’s most prestigious wine regions. It would be remiss of me if I did not delve into these old world regions seeing as they are some of the best wines in the world filled with rich history.

Aside from the production of stellar Italian wines, I felt a calling to dive deeper into both areas because of a single producer - La Spinetta. I’ve been admiring them from a far through their passionate and authentic social media posts and their 2017 il Rosé di Casanova, which I refer to as having a strawberry sour-patch kid finish! Although, I have yet to visit, their heart and soul through viticulture and the human hand behind these wines is prevalent at first sip. Sustainability at it’s finest my friends.

Work and Wine… Can You Pair? Not Anymore…

Why now are workers hesitant to order a single glass of wine to pair with their lunch? Why is it so frowned upon to have a glass of Fume Blanc or Pinot Noir with clients at noon? Is it an etiquette thing, functionality, act of fear or is it simply that over time this concept has been placed in a time capsule where we will be forever indebted to movies and our father’s stories. It has me thinking, what would happen if I was out to lunch with colleagues and ordered a glass of wine…? (nail biter)

The Wine Hustle Series | Tawnya Falkner of Le Grand Courtâge

This week’s Wine Hustle Series is a story of someone who, inspired by her roots, culture and overall joy for life took a leap of faith to create a romanticizing sparkling wine!  Tawnya Falkner, the proprietor of the French sparkling wine company, Le Grand Courtâge takes us on her journey through her “Great Courtship” of embracing life, dreaming big, and accepting all invitations and how it lead to her dream come true - Le Grand Courâge. Grab your sparkling and prepared to be whisked away into a French fairytale.

Tactics to Buying Wine at a Wine Shop

It’s safe to say that entering a wine shop to buy wine for yourself, someone else, or a particular occasion can be extremely daunting. Aisles of wines are literally staring you in the face screaming – “Buy me, choose me, pick me!”  So where do you begin?  A fundamental piece to this equation is to have a wine shop nearby that you frequent regularly and trust. Trust is the key word here.