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Barolo view from Monforte to the Alps


Naturally Curious

An independent blog based on 40 years of love of wine, stories, travels and tasting.  Nothing professional, nothing expert, just pleasure and, I hope, good taste.  Read on, and enjoy.  Subscription is free.

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Argentina - Up, Up and Away!

When I first flew down to Buenos Aires, on business, in the late 90’s it was a very different world. The peso was still pegged to the US$...

Barolo, La Morra and Art

It’s not often that we talk about art in the wine world unless it be the art of the winemaker, or the various domaines that hire an...

Felsina - Religious Reverence in Chianti

Castelnuovo Beradegna. It sits perched on top of a hill, the last outpost of Chianti on the southern border looking towards Siena and the...

Nittardi, Michelangelo and Papal Nectar

It’s pouring with rain, a howling gale, branches down everywhere, bins blown over and anyway if you go out you get arrested, fined or...

Cotat Sancerre les Monts Damnes 2010

Having started this blog in Sancerre with the Dr No of Chavignol (Sean Connery having just passed on, and Cotat's door supposedly always...

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