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Pierazzuoli’s 2010 Chianti Montalbano

Enrico Pierazzuoli is a fortunate man, his family owns not one but TWO wineries in Tuscany! At TWH much attention is paid to Enrico’s delicious reds from his estate Le Farnete in Carmignano. Equally delicious is the humble, honest Chianti Montalbano vinified at … Continue reading

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Enrico’s Chianti – Life’s A Beach!

This year’s visit from the Enrico and Gianlorenzo Show coincided with the Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri World Tour’s stop in San Francisco on February 15. Enrico was pouring his wine on the tour and Gianlorenzo Picollo, his friend, fellow winemaker, … Continue reading

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Chianti, Relationships, And Family Business

Three winemakers from TWH’s Italian portfolio paid us a visit last week. The trio consisted of Giavi’s Marco Cuscito, Ernesto Picollo’s Gianlorenzo Picollo, and Tenuta Pierazzuoli’s Enrico Pierazzuoli. A visit from a producer is a mix of business and pleasure. … Continue reading

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The August 2017 Dirty Dozen Wine Club

The month of August is about as summer as summer gets! 31 days, no national holidays, okay, maybe a solar eclipse this year, and sure, there is always the Perseid meteor shower, but celestial shows are always better viewed away … Continue reading

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Award-Winning Carmignano Riserva – Le Farnete 2013

In my last post I wrote that Enrico Pierazzuoli was in San Francisco to pour his wines at Gambero Rosso’s Tre Bicchieri World Tour held at Fort Mason’s Festival Pavillon. Enrico is a practical man who does not place too … Continue reading

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The January 2017 Dirty Dozen

Happy New Year! Here we are again, it’s January, and the slate has been wiped clean. 2017 has arrived, and here in northern California, Mother Nature has been making up for lost time by drenching us with rainfalls which have … Continue reading

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The July 2016 Dirty Dozen

As 2016 continues to buzz away, here we are past the halfway mark. July is a great month for oh-so-many reasons. The fourth falls of a Monday this year, and that’s great for those of us who like three day … Continue reading

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The December 2015 Dirty Dozen

  With Thanksgiving now in our wake, it’s time to focus on December and what little is left of 2015. The holidays are upon us, and throughout the month, there will be ample opportunity to celebrate with friends, family, and … Continue reading

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The April 2015 Dirty Dozen

Now that it’s officially spring, it’s time to start thinking about the next 5 months and the time of year when we tend to take our gatherings and festivities outdoors. Well, when outdoors, what better to have handy than twelve … Continue reading

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2009 Le Farnete Carmignano

October 2013. It has been with much excitement that we’ve proudly reported here that we (in the form of David) have found and have begun importing the wines from more than a handful of new producers over the past couple of years. There’s Claudie Jobard, Stephane Magnien, and Philippe Pernot with … Continue reading

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