WSET Level 2
While living in Italy for culinary school, I discovered the Sicilian 2008 Cusumano Nero d’Avola. My new friends ordered us a bottle and my life has literally never been the same. This dark, brooding, seductive wine changed my palate forever.
Riedel Performance Pinot Noir glasses are essential. I attended a Proper Glassware event by owner Maximilian Riedel and learned so much. They’re not only stunning, they're built for the optimal aerodynamics for drinking wine. I’ll never drink wine the same way again.
"The most romantic of wines, with so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, and so powerful a punch that, like falling in love, they make the blood run hot and the soul wax embarrassingly poetic."