When calls the heart…ehm, rather, when Puglia and Radici del sud calls, you go…and, even more so when there is wine to taste. The opportunity to go for three days to Puglia is, of course, even more, precious in this period of pandemic longue durée (see more about my discussion…


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We have officially entered 2021 and we all hope for a better year and for the pandemic to slowly fade away. We need a lot of positive vibes and push ourselves to get into the right positive mindset. Wine can be a good way of finding the right mood. …


What better way to put a sparkle on the Christmas holidays this particular year than with some excellent sparkling wine? Join the Italian Food, Wine, and Travel (#ItalianFWT) group this month to learn more about Italian sparkling wines.

December with #ItalianFWT

The theme this month, December 2020, is Sparkling Wines of Italy for…


Tuccanese — A Sangiovese From a Pugliese Perspective

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TUCCANESE — A SANGIOVESE FROM A PUGLIESE PERSPECTIVE

Photo courtesy of Leonardo Guidacci.

The Tuccanese grape has been on my mind for quite some time, and as you know by now I am a sucker for lesser-known and somewhat obscure grapes and wines.

Tuccanese is, however…


Here, I will discuss two different Chianti Classico wineries from two different sub-zones in that area. The Chianti theme has been extended also to November in the Italian Food, Wine, and Travel group. …


Summer & Ciliegiolo Wine by the Pool at Fattoria di Fibbiano

Sometimes it is good to dream back a bit to a summer day when you were sipping on Ciliegiolo wine by the pool in good company.

On this rainy September Sunday, where some parts of Italy has suffered heavy…


Podere Palazzo — An Organic Winery in the Heart of Romagna at #ItalianFWT

When my friend Lynn Gowdy said they had chosen Emilia-Romagna as a regional theme for the #ItalianFWT during the month of September, I asked to write an article about Podere Palazzo, an organic winery in the heart…


Talking Wine Education with Val & Steph from Wine-Two-Five at WinesOfItaly

We started out on November 22nd by proposing a toast to celebrate the 1 year anniversary of #WinesOfItaly #LiveStream and then Valerie Caruso and Stephanie Davis, who are into wine education and podcasting, presented themselves. They both have Italian…


3 Thoughts on How to Rock Your Social Media (Wine) Presence

Here I am, this is me…as Bryan Adams sing.

This is the first article in my new Wine&Social series on my blog where I will write about how to use social media in the wine world. …


The program for the #WinesOfItaly #LiveStreams during December is ready. The guests are some amazing wine producers here in Tuscany. After having had some different types of guests during the last few weeks, with the oenologist Valentino Ciarla and Stephanie Davis & Valerie Caruso from the podcast Wine Two Five

Katarina Andersson

PhD, Wine Writer, Sommelier, Social Media Strategist for Wineries, Translator, founder of #WinesOfItaly #LiveStream-every Wedn 19.00CET/10amPT-Football fan

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