“Beyond Proposition 37 Part Two and Our Right for Truth in Labeling”

Having survived hurricane Sandy, the madness of the holiday season and simply and gratefully, just a lot of work, I am finally able to post my second piece about my  experiences and thoughts following my attendance at Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre last October. As mentioned in my previous blog-post, my main focus duringContinue reading ““Beyond Proposition 37 Part Two and Our Right for Truth in Labeling””

Thoughts on Terra Madre and Salone del Gusto 2012, Beyond Prop 37

I had the great privilege of attending Slow Food’s Terra Madre and Salone del Gusto, held in Torino from Oct.25-29, 2012. For those who are not familiar with the organization and the world-wide convention that is held in that magnificent city bi-annually, please click here- Terra Madre For me, going to Torino is going home,Continue reading “Thoughts on Terra Madre and Salone del Gusto 2012, Beyond Prop 37”

Maria Teresa Mascarello

Eccomi finalmente*, begging forgiveness for this long hiatus between postings. Over the last spring and summer I had planned to travel to Piemonte in April and May but thanks to the volcano eruption in Iceland last April that prevented 10 out of a group of 14 from reaching Piemonte, I actually had to travel thereContinue reading “Maria Teresa Mascarello”

Welcome to Shop Wine and Dine Wine Travels blog!

I have been very patient over the last year or so, something that is not very easy for me to do, wondering when the right time might be to launch the Shop Wine and Dine Wine Travels blog. Certainly our tours featuring some of the top wine makers in Italy, indeed the world, have givenContinue reading “Welcome to Shop Wine and Dine Wine Travels blog!”