Monday, September 16, 2019

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Chapter 11 – Yes

Confirmed
a bottle of sparkling wine

Why do we like wines that sparkle?

Why is it that we reach for bubbly wine when we are going to celebrate? Why is sparkling wine a "special occasion" wine?

Chapter 10 – A New Return

Going Back and Going Forward

Chapter 9 – Belonging to Italy

Centered in Anticipation

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moscato is the best breakfast wine Jeremy Parzen know

Best breakfast wine? Moscato d’Asti no doubt!

O wait, you had me at breakfast wine! Do you drink wine for breakfast?
A glass of wine is a part of italian lifestyle

Chapter 8 – The art of life

First encounter while drinking: not
ideal pairing

Looking for Moscato d’Asti in all the wrong places

I'm certainly not the only American wine professional who thinks Moscato d'Asti is an ideal pairing for the heat and wide range of flavors you find in Mexican cuisine.
glass o fMoscato in Spring time

Chapter 7 – Deepening

Foreshadowing

Moscato producers: Know thy consumer!

If the first commandment of successful winemaking is make good wine. Then the second should be: Know thy consumer!

The Best Piedmont Wine: Asti Muscat Docg

Since the introduction of the docg “Asti” classification, the two historic types – Asti and Moscato d’Asti – have been differentiated right from the vineyard. Sweet but not overly so, with the inimitable musky aroma of the original grape, delicate and intense, recalling lime trees and wisteria, peaches and apricots with trace of sage, lemon and orange blossom, Moscato d’Asti Docg is one of the most characteristic products of Piedmontese wine-growing and production. Produced almost exclusively by small and medium enterprises or cooperative cellars which transform only the harvest of their own vineyards, today Moscato d’Asti has reached extraordinary levels of quality thanks to the widespread use of modern wine-making technology. Read More

The Best Italian Sparkling Wine: Asti Docg

Asti Docg comes exclusively from the only grape, the white Muscat, which can generate a delicate and intense, fragrant and persistent sparkling wine. The peculiarities of this wine, well-known to viticulture in the past, are exalted by the climatic and geographical characteristics of the area of production. Indeed, according to the deepest knowledge of the interactions between vine and environment, the best results in acid and sugar are reached on limestone terrain, like the Asti Docg area of production, and in environments with a micro-climate typical of its hilly zones. It is precisely the precious aromatic substances (linalool) produced by the white Muscat grape in the final weeks before harvesting which reach their maximum… Read More

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