Snapshot of an Incredible Wine Tour: Italy, April 2010

Vorberg vyd alto adige

Vorberg vineyard in Alto Adige, crazy high altitude.

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In the Vorberg vineyard.

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Cherry blossoms in Alto Adige symbolize spring. Asparagus was also in season and there were about 6 varieties being sold from the garage at the Terlano winery.

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More Vorberg vineyard, with our friend from Minnesota and Klaus, Cantina Terlano’s own export manager.

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Last shot of Vorberg I swear…

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Dinner at an incredible restaurant in Suditerol.

Checking into our hotel in la Morra.

Next stop…Piedmont! Checking into our hotel in la Morra.

Barolo!

Barolo!

Me and Elisa Scavino at … restaurant.

Me and Elisa Scavino at … restaurant.

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The gate to Michele Satta’s home and residence.

On the terrace in Satta's home, overlooking the beautiful Tuscan landscape.

On the terrace in Satta’s home, overlooking the beautiful Tuscan landscape.

After a winery tour, we have lunch in the Satta residence with Michele and his wife.

After a winery tour, we have lunch in the Satta residence with Michele and his wife.

Inside Satta's winery.

Inside Satta’s winery.

Umbria. In Lamborghini winery with winemaker Patrizia Lamborghini.

Umbria. In Lamborghini winery with winemaker Patrizia Lamborghini.

Vines in Umbria, at Lamborghini.

Vines in Umbria, at Lamborghini.

Dinner with Violante Colombini after tours and tastings at Donatella Cinelli Colombini's winery and incredible estate. Producer of incredible Brunello and champion of the arts community.

Dinner with Violante Colombini after tours and tastings at Donatella Cinelli Colombini’s winery in Montalcino. Producer of incredible Brunello and champion of the arts community.

The view from the hilltop winery of Tenuta Vitanza in Montalcino.

The view from the hilltop winery of Tenuta Vitanza in Montalcino.

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