Tag Archives: Nero d'avola

Tasting Note: Il Frappato 2007, IGT Sicilia, Ariana Occhipinti

I’ve been a fan of Arianna Occhipinti’s wines for close to two years, now, since I tasted her nero d’avola, Il Siccagno, at Terroir SF, with a couple of friends I’d met at the first Wine Bloggers’ Conference (read the blog post, in French, right here). Since then, the wines have started to be imported [...]
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Wine on the air: time for the barbecue

Last week, I got an invitation from Sharman Yarnell, host of Showtime, a Saturday morning show on Montreal station CJAD, to talk about summer wines and, more specifically good wines for the barbecue. Sharman was charming and fun to work with, and I certainly hope to do it again some time. I have to say [...]
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