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Movies & wine... another fine pairing!

Movies & wine... another fine pairing!

Christmas and New Year's Eve is not just presents, Christmas trees, Santas and Silent Night everywhere! It's home, family, food, wine and a...movie to watch! You've enjoyed your Christmas or...

Movies & wine... another fine pairing!

Christmas and New Year's Eve is not just presents, Christmas trees, Santas and Silent Night everywhere! It's home, family, food, wine and a...movie to watch! You've enjoyed your Christmas or...

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SuperTuscans??? What is this?

SuperTuscans??? What is this?

Can you tell...? The truth is that almost nobody can tell actually... Starting with the name itself: Supertuscan, SuperTuscan, Super-Tuscan, Super tuscan or Super Tuscan? Supertuscan wine definitions can be...

SuperTuscans??? What is this?

Can you tell...? The truth is that almost nobody can tell actually... Starting with the name itself: Supertuscan, SuperTuscan, Super-Tuscan, Super tuscan or Super Tuscan? Supertuscan wine definitions can be...

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Thomas Jefferson in love with the Nobile

Thomas Jefferson in love with the Nobile

Did you know? Of all the American presidents, no one loved wine as much as Thomas Jefferson, United States' third president, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, Founding Father of the Nation...

Thomas Jefferson in love with the Nobile

Did you know? Of all the American presidents, no one loved wine as much as Thomas Jefferson, United States' third president, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, Founding Father of the Nation...

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Trip to Montepulciano? What to see in the area

Trip to Montepulciano? What to see in the area

Summer is just around the corner and here is some recommendations on what to see while wandering around the area close to Montepulciano, in order to get a taste of...

Trip to Montepulciano? What to see in the area

Summer is just around the corner and here is some recommendations on what to see while wandering around the area close to Montepulciano, in order to get a taste of...

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24 Hours in Montepulciano

24 Hours in Montepulciano

We know planning for a trip can be a bit hectic, you want to make sure you see everything within the short period of time you may have. Especially if...

24 Hours in Montepulciano

We know planning for a trip can be a bit hectic, you want to make sure you see everything within the short period of time you may have. Especially if...

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5 &1/2 cocktails to try this Summer

5 &1/2 cocktails to try this Summer

The sun has been in full swing here in Montepulciano, at some points in the day it has even reached 89 degrees Fahrenheit. Everyone is preparing their gardens, flowers are...

5 &1/2 cocktails to try this Summer

The sun has been in full swing here in Montepulciano, at some points in the day it has even reached 89 degrees Fahrenheit. Everyone is preparing their gardens, flowers are...

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The Women behind the Vine

The Women behind the Vine

When you think of Tuscany, ideally, your imagination immediately becomes filled with rolling green hills, vineyards at every angle, cypress trees lining those never ending windy roads, fresh pane sciapo...

The Women behind the Vine

When you think of Tuscany, ideally, your imagination immediately becomes filled with rolling green hills, vineyards at every angle, cypress trees lining those never ending windy roads, fresh pane sciapo...

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to decant, or not to decant, that is the question

to decant, or not to decant, that is the question

As a Sommelier in a restaurant, I must admit that Decanter is such a useful instrument, getting wines ready to be enjoyed within minutes by our guests. As a Romantic...

to decant, or not to decant, that is the question

As a Sommelier in a restaurant, I must admit that Decanter is such a useful instrument, getting wines ready to be enjoyed within minutes by our guests. As a Romantic...

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everybody's talking about terroir (but what on earth is this?)

everybody's talking about terroir (but what on ...

My dear friends, I have been missing too long from here, my deepest apologies but luckily Osteria del Borgo and Perbacco in Montepulciano are being very busy for the summer,...

everybody's talking about terroir (but what on ...

My dear friends, I have been missing too long from here, my deepest apologies but luckily Osteria del Borgo and Perbacco in Montepulciano are being very busy for the summer,...

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Brunello di Montalcino best vintages, complete guide

Brunello di Montalcino best vintages, complete ...

Every year the Consorzio del Vino Brunello di Montalcino classifies the new wine production in order to Communicate the information regarding the Montalcino harvest and its wines Brunello di Montalcino,...

Brunello di Montalcino best vintages, complete ...

Every year the Consorzio del Vino Brunello di Montalcino classifies the new wine production in order to Communicate the information regarding the Montalcino harvest and its wines Brunello di Montalcino,...

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My night with the Obamas and Massimo Bottura

My night with the Obamas and Massimo Bottura

#massimobottura #osteriafrancescana #barackobama #michelleobamaI would like to share with you the experience of a lifetime, which repaid in one evening all the efforts that my family has been putting into...

My night with the Obamas and Massimo Bottura

#massimobottura #osteriafrancescana #barackobama #michelleobamaI would like to share with you the experience of a lifetime, which repaid in one evening all the efforts that my family has been putting into...

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Barolo: a love story

Barolo: a love story

Did you know? Barolo, before uprising as one of most popular and perhaps best wine in the world, used to be a sweet, sometimes also sparkling 'everyday wine'. I am...

Barolo: a love story

Did you know? Barolo, before uprising as one of most popular and perhaps best wine in the world, used to be a sweet, sometimes also sparkling 'everyday wine'. I am...

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His majesty...brunello di montalcino

His majesty...brunello di montalcino

#brunellodimontalcino #brunello #sangiovese #winefolly #winelovers #vintagewines Ciao Guys, today I'll talk about Brunello di Montalcino, this fantastic 100% Sangiovese wine from Montalcino: this is the Sangiovese that most wine critics...

His majesty...brunello di montalcino

#brunellodimontalcino #brunello #sangiovese #winefolly #winelovers #vintagewines Ciao Guys, today I'll talk about Brunello di Montalcino, this fantastic 100% Sangiovese wine from Montalcino: this is the Sangiovese that most wine critics...

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vino nobile vs montepulciano d’abruzzo!

vino nobile vs montepulciano d’abruzzo!

Welcome Guys,this is the very first post of our Wine Club Blog and of course I have to start by introducing our beloved Vino Nobile di Montepulciano; many people confuse...

vino nobile vs montepulciano d’abruzzo!

Welcome Guys,this is the very first post of our Wine Club Blog and of course I have to start by introducing our beloved Vino Nobile di Montepulciano; many people confuse...

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Let's pair desserts with wine.(Christmas Recipes..the sweet final part ) & a gift!

Let's pair desserts with wine.(Christmas Recipe...

You can't have a Christmas or New Year's Eve dinner without dessert! And remember, there is only one rule when it comes to dessert & wine pairing: PLEASE do not...

Let's pair desserts with wine.(Christmas Recipe...

You can't have a Christmas or New Year's Eve dinner without dessert! And remember, there is only one rule when it comes to dessert & wine pairing: PLEASE do not...

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Let's pair some main course with wine(Christmas Recipes part III )

Let's pair some main course with wine(Christmas...

Two facts when it comes to wine & food pairing: Fact n.1: A congruent pairing creates balance by amplifying shared flavor compounds. For example a bold red wine high in...

Let's pair some main course with wine(Christmas...

Two facts when it comes to wine & food pairing: Fact n.1: A congruent pairing creates balance by amplifying shared flavor compounds. For example a bold red wine high in...

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Let's pair some pasta with wine (Christmas Recipes part II )

Let's pair some pasta with wine (Christmas Reci...

You invite your friends over for a meal and spend hours languishing over what to serve and most important, what wine goes with the meal. Food and wine pairing is...

Let's pair some pasta with wine (Christmas Reci...

You invite your friends over for a meal and spend hours languishing over what to serve and most important, what wine goes with the meal. Food and wine pairing is...

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Christmas is around the corner. Let's pair some Italian recipes with wine

Christmas is around the corner. Let's pair some...

Hello from cloudy Tuscany. It's almost December and everybody is getting ready for the Mercatini month. If you haven't been around Montepulciano during Christmas time, you probably don't know that...

Christmas is around the corner. Let's pair some...

Hello from cloudy Tuscany. It's almost December and everybody is getting ready for the Mercatini month. If you haven't been around Montepulciano during Christmas time, you probably don't know that...

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The Taste of Tuscany

The Taste of Tuscany

“First, we eat. Then, we do everything else.” Cold temperatures are passing us here in Tuscany, and we can finally smell the spring air approaching. Days are becoming longer, the...

The Taste of Tuscany

“First, we eat. Then, we do everything else.” Cold temperatures are passing us here in Tuscany, and we can finally smell the spring air approaching. Days are becoming longer, the...

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Gnudi, the most 'lascivious' dish of Tuscany

Gnudi, the most 'lascivious' dish of Tuscany

One recipe, two names: malfatti (badly made) in Siena, gnudi (naked) in Florence. Malfatti, because their characteristic is to be irregular, homemade. Gnudi because they are ultimately the filling for...

Gnudi, the most 'lascivious' dish of Tuscany

One recipe, two names: malfatti (badly made) in Siena, gnudi (naked) in Florence. Malfatti, because their characteristic is to be irregular, homemade. Gnudi because they are ultimately the filling for...

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Nadia's Tiramisù

Nadia's Tiramisù

Debate on the origins of tiramisù has been going on for some centuries, rumor has it this sweet dessert that is loved by everyone is Tuscan. If we take this...

Nadia's Tiramisù

Debate on the origins of tiramisù has been going on for some centuries, rumor has it this sweet dessert that is loved by everyone is Tuscan. If we take this...

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'Stracotto' of veal cheek brased with Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

'Stracotto' of veal cheek brased with Vino Nobi...

Time 3hIngredients for 4 pax_1 Kg of veal cheek_ Extra virgin olive oil_ 1 Carrot, 1 celery, 1 Onion_ 250 ml Red Wine_200g Tomato sauce_ herbs and spices: juniper berries,...

'Stracotto' of veal cheek brased with Vino Nobi...

Time 3hIngredients for 4 pax_1 Kg of veal cheek_ Extra virgin olive oil_ 1 Carrot, 1 celery, 1 Onion_ 250 ml Red Wine_200g Tomato sauce_ herbs and spices: juniper berries,...

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Nadia's recipes: pici heaven

Nadia's recipes: pici heaven

Have you ever tasted Pici pasta? Pici, not to be called “picci”, is similar to spaghetti, although the pieces are stretched by hand. They are made from flour and water...

Nadia's recipes: pici heaven

Have you ever tasted Pici pasta? Pici, not to be called “picci”, is similar to spaghetti, although the pieces are stretched by hand. They are made from flour and water...

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Osteria del borgo recipes: Nadia's ribollita!

Osteria del borgo recipes: Nadia's ribollita!

Hi guys, I am happy to start the section of my Mom's recipes for our great Tuscan dishes, starting from one of most iconic soups you can find in our...

Osteria del borgo recipes: Nadia's ribollita!

Hi guys, I am happy to start the section of my Mom's recipes for our great Tuscan dishes, starting from one of most iconic soups you can find in our...