BENVENUTO BRUNELLO 2018, MONTALCINO CENTRO, PART III

Some more tasting notes from the event. Again, all can be found here, and again, in no particular order (i.e. I did not rank them). Many, many fine wines, only a couple of stinkers; stinkers with the proviso that someone, somewhere will like them, just not me. Tasting notes of newly released wines 17 February,…

BENVENUTO BRUNELLO 2018, MONTALCINO Centro, PART II

The first day of the event is reserved solely for journalists. The second day is open to journalist and trade persons. The last two days are open to the public and make tasting something of a challenge as the space becomes very small, very quickly. That said, I persevered, for you 😀 All of my…

Benvenuto Brunello 2018, Montalcino Centro, Part I

After a few weeks of travel through New York City, Connecticut, Paris and the eastern side of France, I’ve finally made it to my beloved Italia. A quick night in Turin, then another in Asti, and now here, in Montalcino for the past three days, attending the new release of the 2013 Brunello di Montalcino,…