Category : Marco Giovanetti

Size and Shape matter

By Marco Giovanetti – Montreal Times The size and shape of the glass can contribute to the enjoyment of drinking wine. Whether you need to spend a fortune on your glasses (which I tend to break a lot of when cleaning ...

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About aging wine

By Marco Giovanetti Most people assume that the longer that you keep a wine, the better it will get. So probably the most commonly asked question that I hear is, how long do I keep the wine before drinking? (Since its ...

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A sommelier’s duties

By Marco Giovanetti Of all the many careers and trades that people take on, that of a Sommelier is particular mysterious and sometimes not well understood. A Sommelier is a highly trained professional who has a broad scope of duties in ...

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The wines from Emilia-Romagna

By Marco Giovanetti On this week, I will take a little break from California (we will return next week) and talk about the wines from the Emilia Romagna region in Italy. My inspiration from this week’s article, comes from the latest ...

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Rhone blends in California

By Marco Giovanetti. On last week chronicle, I discussed Merlot and Cabernet in Napa Valley. On this week, I will discuss Rhone blends, a wine style that has been gaining increasing momentum in the last few years in the United States ...

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