Welcome to Musings On The Vine
Musings on the Vine is a destination where people can enrich their love and understanding
of wine, spirits, and food.
Wine Tasting & Collecting
Wine tasting is one of those activities where what you get out depends on what you put in.
Much of the mystery behind tasting wines is due to a lack of familiarity with the many grape varieties grown for wine making and the numerous regions where wine is produced.
Subscribe to our wine review & education newsletter today.
Inquire and share your own wine experiences.
At Vino Italiano with Giulia Cecche Another memorable evening at Vino Italiano in Waltham, MA sampling the wines of Castello di Monsanto, one of the most historically significant wineries, located in Chianti Classico. Giulia Cecchi, the daughter of Laura Bianchi, owner of Castello di Monsanto, led us through a wonderful journey of wine, history, and… Read More
At Vino Italiano with Tancredi Biondi Santi A fabulous evening at Vino Italiano in Waltham, MA sampling the wines of Castello di Montepò, a property owned by the Biondi Santi family, and located in the Maremma region south of Tuscany. Tancredi Biondi Santi, the son of Jacopo Biondi Santi led us through a wonderful journey… Read More
At Vino Italiano with Giorgio Rivetti A fabulous evening at Vino Italiano in Waltham, MA sampling the wines of La Spinetta. Giorgio Rivetti, one of three brothers who own La Spinetta led our group through a blind tasting of not only La Spinetta wines, but also the sparkling wines of Contratto. It was a truly… Read More