Posts by Marisa D'Vari

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Meeting the Ladies of Anselmi and Nino Franco Wineries

Typically when you visit a winery in Italy, it is a man at the helm … yet last night I met two ladies who are increasingly running the family businesses.… More »

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Exploring the Wines of Ca’ Di Rajo

It was so great to have an elegant tasting lunch of wines from Ca’ Di Rajo featuring two of their top prosecco sparking wines, and also their new pinot grigio.… More »

Catalunya Experience

#CataluynaExperience: Post-Trip #IWINETC

Have you had a Catlunya Experience? So in my previous post you heard me talk about the exciting adventures within the #IWINETC convention itself … the @freixenet dinner, the fabulous… More »

IWINETC CONFERENCE

Key Learning Points of #IWINETC BARCELONA 2016

It is my first visit to this region in several years and I was so excited to begin the journey with the international wine and tourism conference in Barcelona at… More »

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Lunch with Michael Rolland Featuring Vignobles Andre Lurton

“Did you know that a bottle of Chateau Bonnet is sold every 20 seconds?” says energetic Laurent Belisaire, smiling at the people around the table. Actually, before this afternoon, I… More »

Jura Wine

Jura Wine Comes to NYC

Have you heard of Jura Wine? It’s a fabulous region just about an hour from Burgundy, with ancient soil like Burgundy – but ‘in reverse.’ In Burgundy, we discovered, the… More »

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Wine Pairing lunch with Glenn Salva of Antica Napa Valley

Great wine pairing lunch with Glen Salva, the very charismatic estate manager of Antica Napa Valley, which took place at A Voce, one of the finest restaurants in New York.… More »

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Dinner and Interview with Johan Malan of Simonsig Winery, South Africa

Very interesting wine dinner last night with Johan Malan, chief winemaker, cellar master, and owner of Simonsig Estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Incredibly, the legacy of the landmark Malan family… More »

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Interview with Adrien Olivier of Domaine de Chevalier

The 2015 Bordeaux vintage looks to be one of the great ones, and on this visit to En Primeur my first interview was with Adrien Olivier of Domaine de Chevalier.… More »

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Lunch with Library Wines from Groth

Do You Adore Library Cabernet Sauvignon Wines from Groth? Today there was an excellent tasting of Library Cabernet Sauvignon wines from Groth, a famed producer in the Oakville region of… More »

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Visiting Freixenet for #iwinetc

Do you love Cava? Well, I certainly do! And that is why I can not wait to go to the International Wine Tourism Conference in Barcelona, one of my favorite… More »

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