Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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wine writer on Moscato d'Asti

Top Italian wine writer and educator Ian D’Agata on Moscato d’Asti

“Light in alcohol and strong on flavor, [bottlings of Moscato d’Asti] are the ultimate party wines, but they can be remarkably nuanced and terroir-specific, too”.

Tex Mex: A cuisine that screams out for Moscato d’Asti

Over the weekend, I took my two daughters Lila Jane and Georgia — ages 5 and 7 —and my wife Tracie to eat at one of our favorite Tex Mex restaurants in Houston where we live.

A surprisingly delicious Moscato pairings for a new year

Across the world, people from all walks of life raised a glass of Moscato d'Asti to toast and welcome the new year 2019.

How is Moscato d’Asti produced? (An updated version)

The production process of Moscato d’Asti has a million different variations and every winemaker approaches the process differently, depending on the house's style.

Asti Secco could change the way we think about Italian sparkling...

One of the most exciting things for me about the Moscato d'Asti media trip was the opportunity to drink Asti Secco, one of the two new designations in the Moscato d'Asti appellation.

Moscato d’Asti welcomes wine writers from around the world

Last week a group of 100 or so wine writers, wine bloggers, lifestyle writers, and "opinion leaders" (as they call them in Italy) were welcomed in the land of Moscato by the Moscato d'Asti growers and bottlers consortium.

Have Moscato will travel

The moment has arrived!

The best dessert wine?

Whenever I hear the expression "dessert wine," I can't help from chortling. And what's worse, whenever I hear the words "wine and chocolate" used together in conjunction with the word "tasting," I literally can't help myself from laughing out loud.

Moscato d’Asti sparkles in American homes on Thanksgiving

I can't remember a Texas Thanksgiving without Moscato d'Asti: It's a wine that everyone loves, that everyone can coalesce around, that everyone can share in celebration.

GLAM

Moscato d'asti is always with you in your funny moments

The Goal is Joy

The goals do not have to measured in terms of size. Why does it seem we can’t focus on goals in general and never give them a size?
Italian pasta is one of the best pairing for Moscato d'Asti

Supper Saturday

Saturday Suppers will allow me to get more rest on Sunday and prepare for the week, but it will also allow me to be more exploratorive in the kitchen.

New Year, Same You

Every January it seems we are supposed to give up everything. Carbs, sweets, and wine.

A Party of One

There is no better time than the holidays to open a special bottle of wine.