Category Archives: Wine Travel

A Travel Itinerary for Rheingau: My Successful Fieldtrip

I’ve waxed poetic about my recent trip to Rheingau in both written and podcast form, but in a general way. I didn’t talk specifics about where and what to drink, which I know you probably want to know, especially since most of these producers have wines available in places other...

Montepulciano, Italy’s Red Gems: A Spotlight on Avignonesi

In and around the Tuscan town of Montepulciano, southeast of Florence and Siena, a clone of Sangiovese grows in dark, deep soils. The reds from this region taste more brooding and earthy than Sangiovese from other famed parts of Tuscany and despite their depth, they are often overshadowed by their...