Wine Dine Shine tonight!!!
Looking forward to tonight’s Thursday night degustation dinner in Cortona at one of my fav restaurants! Hope to see you...read more
Fantastic Thursday Wine Dine Shine at Tonino’s in Cortona!
What a beautiful setting we had for this past week’s Wine Dine Shine Thursday degustation dinners in Cortona! Ristorante Tonino did a wonderful job creating a magical experience! The courses paired with San Felice wines were also delicious and decadent. The highlight of the night was local tenor Sergio joined by a few spontaneous other guests to serenade our guests and make the evening absolutely magical for everyone....read more
Wine Dine Shine May 11, 2017 in Cortona featuring Barone Ricasoli at La Loggetta!
This Thursday’s Wine Dine Shine tasting event at one of my fav locals, La Loggetta featuring the Barone Ricasole as special guest! The menu looks pretty...read more
Wine Dine Shine May 4, 2017 in Cortona featuring Fattoria Selvapiana at Pane e Vino!
Here is the degustation menu for the evening, let the season...read more
April 27 Degustation dinner featuring Il Barolo Biologico di Brandini e gli altri vini della Morra at Osteria del Teatro!!!
Whew! Finally, time for the precursor to the start of the Wine Dine Shine degustation dinner season! This Thursday Osteria del Teatro and Molesini Wine Shop in Cortona will be hosting Il Barolo Biologico di Brandini e gli altri vini della Morra for a fantastic night of decadent dining! The tasting menu is listed below, reservations required and quickly! Contact me if you’d like to be...read more
Wine Dine Shine for 2017 Announced!
I’m very excited for the 2017 season of Wine Dine Shine, our Thursday night degustation dinners in Cortona! I’ll be posting the schedule on my calendar soon.read more
Wine-a-plenty at Expo 2015!
Have no fear, there is a ton of wine to try at Expo 2015 in Milano!!! The hubby and I just spent two quality days at the Expo and I am happy to report the following if you are there looking for wine! Wine find of all wine finds is the “Vino A Taste of Italy” located in Italy’s giant section smack dab in the middle of the Expo just off the main drag. Unless you are blind, you can’t miss it. And if you like wine, it is like a giant homing beacon drawing you in. 1300 wines available to try? So of...read more
benvenuto brunello 2015 – the best of the 2010 vintage!
I’m baaaaaaack! And starting the year with quite a bang! I had the amazing opportunity to attend Benvenuto Brunello 2015 in Montalcino, Tuscany yesterday where I was able to sample what is considered to be the release of the best vintage in recent history, the 2010 Brunellos!!! There has been so much anticipation about the 2010 vintage, all the wine experts are falling over themselves with accolades and excitement for the release of these Brunellos! The event was packed with people, buyers, press, critics (we spotted Luca Maroni...read more
Menu for Wine, Shine & Dine 8/7/14 featuring Leuta at Corte dei Papi!
This week’s Wine, Shine & Dine event in Cortona on Thursday, August 7th will feature Cortona award winning winery Leuta! These are the wines they will be pouring at the free tasting from 4 -8 p.m. in front of Molesini Wine Shop… And here is a sneak peak at the tasting menu for the degustation dinner with Corte dei Papi… Hope to see you all there!...read more
Menu for Wine, Shine & Dine 7/31/14 featuring Ruffino at Osteria del Teatro!
This week’s Wine, Shine & Dine event in Cortona on Thursday, July 31st will feature Ruffino! These are the wines they will be pouring at the free tasting from 4 -8 p.m. in front of Molesini Wine Shop… LIBAIO CHARDONNAY 2013 IGT TOSCANA LA SOLATIA PINOT GRIGIO 2013 IGT TOSCANA MODUS 2011 IGT TOSCANA CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA DUCALE 2011 DOCG CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA DUCALE ORO 2008 DOCG And here is a sneak peak at the tasting menu for the degustation dinner with Osteria del Teatro: APERITIVO COLLO D’OCIO RIPIENO SU SALSA DI...read more