There is nothing to cry about – Lacrima di Morro d’Alba is a nice and smiling wine!

In this weekly column, we hope to lead you to a destination of uncommon pleasure and discovery among the plethora of Italy’s native wine grapes. Home to more grape varieties than any other country, Italy’s wine diversity is often described as endless. Many of these varieties are so climate specific that they cannot be transplanted …

SLOW WINE SCOUTING – COLPAOLA

During summer and spring, we carry out most of the visits to the wineries with a view to producing the new edition of Slow Wine Guide. Besides returning to the cellars already presented in the past editions, we visit new realities and search for hidden treasures throughout Italy. In this journey, we spot so many …

Cesanese, Lazio’s red identity! The best labels from Affile, Piglio and Olevano Romano.

The Wild Abundance of Italian Native Grapes In this weekly column, we hope to lead you to a destination of uncommon pleasure and discovery among the plethora of Italy’s native wine grapes. Home to more grape varieties than any other country, Italy’s wine diversity is often described as endless. Many of these varieties are so …

Slow Wine Tour 2019 in New York

  Slow Food is returning to New York this March 11th aiming to present the 2019 edition of Slow Wine Guide. This year the event will welcome an even more diverse selection of high quality and sustainably produced wines. There will be more than 90 of Italy’s awarded producers by our guide, as well as …

ROBERT SINSKEY VINEYARDS

Robert Sinskey Vineyards 6320 Silverado Trail Napa CA 94558 (707) 944-9090 robertsinskey.com   178 ac – 240,000 bt Bottle Prize –  awarded to wineries whose wines represent benchmarks in quality.   PEOPLE In the 1980s, the late Bob Sinskey, a lifetime doctor, foresaw the need for lighter red wines as the American diet began to …

Slow Wine Tour 2019 in Denver

  Slow Food is coming for the first time to Denver this March 7th aiming to present the 2019 edition of Slow Wine Guide. This year the event will welcome an even more diverse selection of high quality and sustainably produced wines. There will be more than 80 of Italy’s awarded producers by our guide, …

SLOW WINE SCOUTING – CORTENERA

During summer and spring, we carry out most of the visits to the wineries with a view to producing the new edition of Slow Wine Guide. Besides returning to the cellars already presented in the past editions, we visit new realities and search for hidden treasures throughout Italy. In this journey, we spot so many …

MAYSARA WINERY

Maysara Winery 15765 SW Muddy Valley Rd. McMinnville OR 97128 (503) 843-1234 maysara.com   260 ac – 96.000 bt Coin Prize – awarded to wineries whose wines represent excellent value.   PEOPLE Moe Momtazi and his wife Flora fled to the US to escape post-revolution Iran in 1982. Fueled by fond memories of his father’s …

IDIOT’S GRACE

Idiot’s Grace 8450 Highway 30 Mosier OR 97040 (541) 399-5259 idiotsgrace.com   21 ac – 24,000 bt Coin Prize – awarded to wineries whose wines represent excellent value.   PEOPLE The land and constituent components of Idiot’s Grace Farm—cherry and pear orchards, vineyards and vegetable gardens—are currently under the stewardship of a team of talented, …

Meet our field editors: Michelle Gilkey, wine educator and media specialist

As editor in chief Giancarlo Gariglio likes to point out, one of the things that sets the Slow Wine guide apart from others is the fact that “it tells the grape growers’ and winemakers’ stories.” We make a point of visiting every estate in person in order to better learn and tell those stories. And …