Italy 2016

05/17/16 - So we made it to Rome and survived the train to Milano. First dinner in Milano, of course Wine, Seafood and Pizza. 

 

05/18/16 - Neive

 

 05/19/16 - Barbaresco Dinner, nineteen2013 Barbaresco blind tastings and some great food to pair.  Our first Stickbreads!

Wine tasting with Carlos winemaker of Longoria

 

05/22 -

 

05/22/16 - Cantina Del Glicine Neive - Arneis, Nebbiolo, Barbaresco

05/24/16 - Braida Winery

05/25 - Lake Lugano Switerzland. Mt Bre

 

05/25 - Headed up to Mt Bre 2,000'. Not looking forward to this ride.

Made it. Nice view, now let's go.

 05/25 - Dinner with the extended Piconi family!  Nice view, sunset, company and of course great vino.

05/30 - Wine Cellar in San Gimignano

I think we should clean the press again before using it.

 

05/31 - Daniela Gattavecchi's Store in Montepulchiano

 

05/31 - Vineyard Tour with Daniela Gattavecchi

05/31 - Montepulchiano

Montepulchino

 05/31 - How far to Montepulchiano?

 05/31 - Contucci Wine Caves in Montepulchiano. Established 1008 - 2016

 

 Bottling in the caves, and I thought our winery was tight!