Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Wines of Lionello Marchesi: New Releases from Tuscany

Thirty years ago Lionello Marchesi, a successful Italian industrialist, decided to follow his passion and make wine. Today he owns three estates in Tuscany: Coldisole in Montalcino, Poggio alle Sughere in the Maremma, and Castello di Monastero in Chianti Classico. … Continue reading

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Old Zinfandel Vineyards of Paso Robles: Dusi, Pesenti, and Ueberroth

Paso Robles is home to some of California’s oldest and most distinguished Zinfandel vineyards, including the Dante Dusi Vineyard, planted in 1945, the Pesenti Vineyard, planted in 1922, and the Uerberroth Vineyard, planted in 1885. A few days ago, Dusi … Continue reading

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New Releases from Neil Ellis in South Africa

Neil Ellis is one of the pioneers of modern South African wine.  Starting out as a negociant in the 1980s, he progressed to making his own wine, which now includes several labels reviewed here—Neil Ellis Premium Range, Sincerely, and Left … Continue reading

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