Tag Archives: Rosso Toscano

Two Potential for the Cellar

When I stop at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan, I am always hoping to find our next go-to wine.  I am also looking at wines for cellar potential, but my Bride keeps suggesting that … 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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March 2021 Wine Club Selections

It seems like I spend a lot of time at the Fine Wine Source in Livonia and the home of my local wine club.  The matter of fact, it is true, especially for the last year.  Gymnasiums, pools, spas, theaters … 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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Two For Eighty

We were recently invited out to celebrate a couple who were both turning eighty this year.  The party was hosted by their children and they had a full turnout of guests to enjoy the festivities.  The children grew up with … Continue reading

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Antonio’s Cucina Italiana

I recently had dinner with a friend at a restaurant, which started its origins back in my old neighborhood.  As kids we used to congregate at a park, and if it we would walk or drive across the other side … Continue reading

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