Here's a link to an article I wrote for i-Italy Magazine on Cantine Aperte, a two-day wine tasting/party held in Italy at the end of each May. Hope summer's kicking into full gear in your part of the wine world. (To the right we have a picture of my friend Sky Kelsey, who was visiting from Palo Alto, California. I took it toward the end of the night. Man, what a blast.) Salute!
Oh, and ignore the following: