Monthly Archives: June 2013

Roasted Stuffed Tomatoes

Good morning everyone (well, at least it is still morning in this part of the world)!  🙂 Usually I’m not that happy in the morning (quite the opposite!) but today is a special day. For starters, school is finally over. … Continue reading

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New Resource: The Grape Variety Archive

I would like to share with you all a pretty cool new wine-related resource that just recently went live on this blog and on Clicks & Corks: I am talking about a new page called Grape Variety Archive that combines … Continue reading

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Wine Review: Le Colture, Prosecco di Valdobbiadene Superiore di Cartizze Dry DOCG

Summer has finally made its way to us, with some delay. So, what is there more refreshing and satisfying than a chilled bottled of foamy bubbles? Before we even continue, though, I feel I have a confession to make. While I love a … Continue reading

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Mint and zucchini tagliatelle: Italian beauty!

2 Servings Hello everyone! 🙂 Let me thank a couple of people before I share this wonderful recipe with all of you. First: the photo setting. Do not get any fancy idea. The red roses are not from Stefano. The … Continue reading

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In the Name of the Grandfather: Wine Origins in the USA

This post finds its roots in a virtual conversation that I had a while ago with fellow blogger Suzanne from the cooking blog A Pug in the Kitchen in the comment section of my post about my participation in the … Continue reading

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Wine Review: Planeta, “Santa Cecilia” Nero d’Avola Sicilia IGT 2006

Today’s review will focus on one of my two favorite varietal Nero d’Avola wines, namely Planeta‘s “Santa Cecilia” Nero d’Avola Sicilia IGT 2006 ($35). The Bottom Line Overall, the Santa Cecilia was an outstanding varietal Nero d’Avola, which delivered plenty of … Continue reading

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