This page will house collected musings and observations on the wines I’m drinking. Experience with the technical performance of the Coravin will be on the Coravin page


Ideas to be tested.  Are single-vineyard Etna Rossi really that different from one another?  Is 2010 in Tuscany all that it’s been hyped as?  Stay tuned.


Nuggets of knowledge, take-aways from tastings.

  • 2012 Brunelli are drinking really well today. These are very showy, approachable wines. It seems to be a ripe, not highly structured vintage that is long on pleasure. I would look for these on wine lists, even over things like 2010s today.
  • Fèlsina ‘Fontalloro’ should not be opened young


Established truths of lifetime importance (no pressure!).