Cantele and Puglia in Tokyo at Ostuni

In this case, I’m talking about Ostuni in Tokyo, one of our clients… not Ostuni, the beloved “white city” found in the province of Brindisi (Puglia). For those who speak Japanese, you can find all the information at www.piacerebuonvino-ostuni.com. But here are some notes for the rest of you. Ostuni is a restaurant-wine bar that […]

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North Carolina on my mind

From the fall winds to warm weather of North Carolina to the heat and humidity of Miami. As my trip wore on, I began to wear less clothes. I was worried that I would have trouble presenting the red wines as the weather got warmer. But I was wrong. Even in Miami Beach, alcohol and […]

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There is no love sincerer than the love of food (in Chicago)

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food,” read the note I found on the blackboard at Davanti Enoteca/Pizzeria in Chicago. And to be entirely sincere, I really loved the magnificent pizza Marghertia with doppia mozzarella di bufala (double buffalo’s milk, authentic mozzarella).

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