Tag Archives: Gaiole

Podere Ciona Chianti Classico and Semifonte

Lorenzo Gatteschi of Podere Ciona was hosting a tasting of his wines at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  The estate is located in the original and oldest part of Tuscany’s Chianti wine-growing region and the area is still … Continue reading

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Lorenzo Gatteschi and a Wine Tasting

By now, if you have read any of my articles, you realize that I am a creature of habit and I tend to visit my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I am an old war-horse … Continue reading

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April 2022 Club Selections

I was going to my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, for two reasons.  One was to pick up a case of wine that is becoming one of our new “go-to” wines and also to pick up … Continue reading

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Open That Bottle Night 2022

Not only were we having a dinner party to celebrate my sister’s birthday, the evening was also “Open That Bottle Night” one of those wine drinker and wine writer holidays.  The concept was created by Dorothy J. Gaiter and John … Continue reading

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Podere Ciona Chianti Classico Riserva

All good things do come to an end, and wine tastings seem to go by quicker than other events.  Winemaker Lorenzo Gatteschi was representing his family’s Podere Ciona wines from Gaiole in Tuscany.  While we were talking and tasting wines, … Continue reading

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Four Super Tuscans from Podere Ciona

What could be better than enjoying a wine tasting curated by a winemaker; well, that is what was happening when I was at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source.  Lorenzo Gatteschi was representing his family through their Podere … Continue reading

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A Tasting with Lorenzo Gatteschi

Sometimes all roads lead to The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan; at least for me.  Lorenzo Gatteschi, winemaker of Podere Ciona in Gaiole, Tuscany was there hosting a tasting of his family’s wines. I was reading the history of … Continue reading

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Podere Ciona Semifonte

One of the great things about finally getting out, was going to my wine shop, it had been about two months since I had set foot into The Fine Wine Source.  Rest assured, I did not have to reintroduce myself … Continue reading

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Two from Podere Ciona

Some of my earliest wine memories are of Italian wines, both commercial and home-made.  Of course, that makes sense as I grew up in a mixed ethnic neighborhood, so most meals and beverages from the Mediterranean are like comfort food … Continue reading

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Club Wines for Thanksgiving

I received the email a day earlier that I could pick up the club wines from Fine Wine Source in Livonia.  I was in the middle of a project, just like I always am these days.  So, the next day … Continue reading

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