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Tuscany Trip: Day Three – Montalcino, Montepulciano and More Macchina-Misadventure

Our Tuscan journeyings began again bright and early on Wednesday morning, when we set off from Laura Brunelli’s house for La Gerla, one of the properties that Lay & Wheeler has dealt with the longest. We were a little early at the estate, and while we awaited the arrival of Alberto Passeri we were able to […]

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L’Enfant Terrible: 2006 Birba, La Gerla, Tuscany

A lovely wine to ease you into Friday afternoon. Kat and I tasted at La Gerla last week and were very impressed with not only the estate and the wines but also the rather dashing and down-to-earth winemaker/agronomist Alberto Passeri.  With two plots of land either side of the town of Montalcino, they are able to […]

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