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The Italian abroad wine blog is Andrea's wine blog and diary. Andrea is the founder of Italyabroad.com and has been living abroad for almost 20 years and this blog is a collection of thoughts mainly about Italian wine and the wine industry. Andrea comes from an Italian wine making family and got acquainted with wine at a very early age, but he does not just love wine, he is also very passionate about food and travelling and often his posts includes a bit of everything.

Hoping to help the understanding of Italian wines, we have designed a series of wine maps, currently it includes DOC and DOCG wine, where you can discover the provenance of your favourite Italian wines.

And if you want to learn more about Italian wines and wine in general, watch Andrea on our Youtube channel tasting our wines and answering questions about Italian wines and grapes, from the Italian wine classification to what is an orange wine.

Wine writers and ethic

June 28, 2009 View Comments (0)

In the recent weeks something, many called it scandal, happened at Wine Advocate: two wine critics went to a wine trip fully paid by wine makers. This episode started a debate about wine critics and ethic that has bounced all over the internet with everyone adding its bit.

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Latest addition to our portfolio

June 20, 2009 View Comments (0)

I am very pleased to announce that we have just added another fantastic small producer from Piedmont to our portfolio.From the heart of the Gavi area, Tenuta San Pietro, produces fantastic Gavi wines using only hand picked Cortese grapes.

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Is the beginning of the end for Parker and his ratings?

June 2, 2009 View Comments (0)

Parker conceded the top spot on the Decanter Power list a list with the most powerful people in the wine industry. Is Parker really losing his power?

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Wine and its environmental impact.

May 26, 2009 View Comments (0)

In the last few weeks the number of articles about wine and actions to reduce its environmental impact has grown exponentially, however, this is far from reality

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UK first totally sulphite free wine

May 10, 2009 View Comments (0)

Italyabroad.com brings to the UK the first wine completely sulphite-free, accordingly to the chemical analysis performed by an Italian laboratory, the wine does not contain any traces of SO2.

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Prosecco.. made in Germany

May 9, 2009 View Comments (0)

Prosecco made in Germany? Yes, it is possible according to a German court, however, it will be bearing the IGT on the label whilst the Italian prosecco will now be DOC or DOCG

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Parker and his ratings

May 6, 2009 View Comments (0)

I have just got an email from a producer I met a couple of weeks ago at the Vinitaly all excited about Parkers reviews of its wines. When I tasted its wines, I wasn't really impressed by them,they were different from the ones I was expecting, I found them pretty Parker style I guess, I cannot think of a better word.

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Vinitaly 2009 - 2nd part

April 24, 2009 View Comments (0)

My vinitaly started on Friday when I have visited my producers, tasted new wines and new vintages. I don't want to bore you with the details, but I want you to tell you a couple of highlights from my producers.

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Wine or label?

April 18, 2009 View Comments (0)

Buying a wine because of its label? It seems that some restaurants are doing the same

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Vinitaly 2009 and Italian wine

April 15, 2009 View Comments (0)

Another year, another Vinitaly. Last year the event coincided with the Brunello scandal and all attention was for the wine makers involved, luckily, this year, we were back to business even though in a more sober way. The 2009 has not started very well for the wine industry and exhibitors at the Vinitaly were expecting less visitors and I have to say that, to me, there were; however, numbers released by the organizers were showing more visitors than ever.

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