Tag Archives: Tuscany

From Artificial Intelligence To Prison Reform: Tuscan Wine Producer Revolutionizing The World

When it comes to wine from Tuscany, no other family holds more importance than the Frescobaldi family, now in their 30th generation of Frescobaldi Toscana that includes eight estates throughout Tuscany, only placing their wine focus on this much-beloved wine region of … Continue reading

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50-Year Wine Relationship Between Wine Importer And Great Italian Producer

Tidal waves of panic tempered by excitement keep hitting a married couple as they drive their elegantly constructed Italian car from Milan, Italy, down to the town of Montalcino in Tuscany. “What could be the emergency?” wondered the wife as … Continue reading

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Iconic Wine Producer’s Theme For New 2019 Release Relates To The World’s Covid Journey

As a 29-year-old man took a big gulp of water after his daily run, he could not help but feel a little off; his body felt a little sluggish and it seemed impossible for him to catch his breath. But … Continue reading

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Wines From Tuscany Made Possible By A Man Who Lived Beyond The Wheelchair That Confined Him

Gian Annibale Rossi di Medelana seemed to have everything in life – a noble Italian family line dating back to the 1200s, one of the biggest estates in Tuscany, Italy, which he inherited from his family and having the reputation … Continue reading

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To Be Only Human

Animals’ simplistic wiring of only needing the basics in life can make them better partners in regards to living in harmony with Mother Nature compared to complexity of humans’ egos that can lead them astray. Human beings can get lost … Continue reading

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A Life of Service is a Life Fulfilled

  Every morning during my time in Montalcino, Tuscany, I awoke to the warm glow of the sun highlighting the rolling fog. It didn’t matter the time of day as the place gave a feeling of enchantment at all times … Continue reading

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A Time for Peace and a Time for Progress

The sun shining through the windows illuminated the image of a man and horse deconstructed into squares, triangles and rectangles. Lacking real human and animal lines, the figures seemed to be toy-like in their presentation making my brain process each … Continue reading

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Nothing Worth Having Belongs to Just a Few

The quest for happiness affects us all throughout our life. It comes and goes like an old friend from our childhood, who gives us a not so gentle reminder that we cannot find peace within our existence by just accumulating … Continue reading

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Within the Silence, Hope is Always Waiting for Us

There was a time in my life when I had no hope… every minute was painful, every day was dreaded and I only looked forward to sleep… and never waking again. I think many of us face this at least … Continue reading

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Brunello’s Hard Fight for Pure Sangiovese Pays Off

A while back ago I wrote a post about Sangiovese called “Can Sangiovese Stand Alone?” It was my own personal journey with this grape variety, mixed with experiences that I have had with producers of Sangiovese over the years, grappling … Continue reading

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