Mavrodaphne vineyard, Gentilini

Gentilini – an engaging wine experience

We continue with our discovery of Kefalonian wines, this time at the Gentilini winery whose philosophy is to produce a range of handcrafted, top quality wines from unique local varieties. Founded by Spiros Fokas in 1984 it soon established herself…

White 2017 - Haritatos vineyard

Haritatos vineyard – a botanical retreat

The anticipation of discovering something new, learning about tradition, local varieties and wines … I’m sure you’re familiar with that feeling too. And what a pleasant discovery Haritatos vineyard has been! Situated close to the village of Monopolata on the…

Brda home of Rebula, a masterclass you should see

Rebula – a wine that leaves its mark and combines territories that are historically united to be only divided by the border, nothing else … If you’re at Vinitaly here’s why you shouldn’t miss the masterclass and grand vertical tasting…

In the glass: Kobal – White reserve, 2015

Ah, the expectation when opening a wine bottle … Taking off the layer of black wax, uncorking it and then slowly pouring its content into the glass. Couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate the evening with my better…

An Anteprima to remember!

All the roads lead to Verona these days, traditionally, now for the 51st time in the beginning of February. It’s time for the event that focuses around the Amarone, Valpolicella’s most known produce – “Anteprima Amarone“. Stage lights were all…

The emperor’s choice

It was a lovely week-end in between the 17th and 19th August, the weather was perfect; hot summer days, wind blowing through the hills, orchards, vineyards and villages of Vipava valley … and a bunch of cca. 30 journalists &…