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June 10, 2008

Barolo, Barbaresco and Roero a Tasting

Charles Scicolone
Charles Scicolone
Some of the 301 bottles at the tasting

A Unique Tasting, Over 301 Wines in Five Days

May 18, 2008

Chianti Classico DOCG

Charles Scicolone
Chianti Classico Consorzio
The Gallo Nero

The wines of the Gallo Nero

May 3, 2008

The Island in the Sun Part II

Charles Scicolone
Charles Scicolone
Marsala wine from Florio that was to be imported to the United States during Prohibition. Dose: A small glass twice a day.

The new and the old come together in Sicily and today's tourist is attracted by the food, wine and culture.

April 17, 2008

The Island in the Sun

Charles Scicolone
Michael San Filippo
A windmill at the salt flats near Trapani

Sicilan cusinie is a combination of many different cultures.

March 25, 2008

Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri tasting 2008

Charles Scicolone
Charles Scicolone
Chiara Lungarotti at the Gambero Rosso tasting with her Torgiano Rosso Rubesco Vigna Monticchio Riserva 2003 which was awarded the coveted "Three Glasses"

305 wines were awarded "Tre Bicchieri" -- so many wines, so little time.

March 4, 2008

Alto Adige: Why Is It Also Called the Suditrol?

Charles Scicolone
Charles tasting wine at the Alto Adige Seminar

Alto Adige -- Where La Dolce Vita Meets Sudtirol Efficiency

February 20, 2008

A Taste of Puglia

Charles Scicolone
Charles Scicolone
Michele making orecchiette in Puglia

Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe is one of the iconic dishes of Puglia

February 3, 2008


Charles Scicolone
Castello Banfi, Montalcino

A wine for the ages.

January 28, 2008

A memorable dinner with a wine 60 years old.

Charles Scicolone
Charles Scicolone
Beatrice of Tenuta di Capezzana

The Tenuta di Capezzana wines from 1925 to 2005.

January 16, 2008

Great places to eat pizza in Naples

Charles Scicolone
Louis Coluccio
Lombardi in the old quarter,Spaccanapoli in the heart of Naples

So many pizza places in Naples--never enough time