Welcome to WineTravelMore.com

A lot has changed since I launched The Amateur Gastronomer in 2008. Back then I was working as a news producer at CBS in Miami and blogging about my gastronomic adventures, starting with a memorable trip to Istanbul. Since 2008 and shifting entirely into wine, food and travel writing, I was certified as a sommelier […]

Italian Bubbly: Toast to Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG

Prosecco has long been synonymous with celebration, but now there’s an extra reason to break out the Italian bubbly – this year the Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG region was nominated for UNESCO World Heritage Site by the Italian National Commission. It has been a nearly 10-year process. In 2008 the campaign to have the […]