Welcome to the Paper Plane Journey…
…a world of Wines and Travel
Wine and travel are the two things I am most passionate about. I love to share my recent wine discoveries, winery visits and travels around Italy and around the World. If you are also passionate about wines, follow me on my wine journey.
Sometimes I feel like a paper plane, lightly flying around and deeply soaking into wine stories.Manuela Paper
What you can find on the Paper Plane Journey
My wine experiences, telling stories about the bottles and the wineries that excited me and made me fall in love, and sharing the stories beyond. You will be surprised about how many stories are hidden beyond a glass of wine. But me, like paper, I can absorb them.
My traveling experiences, destinations around the world, some wine related and some may not. Discovering humans and their stories around the world through my eyes and my senses. Always with a lightly flight and an open mind and heart.
My gastronomic experiences, the journey through some of the most amazing Tuscan restaurants but also around Italy and the World. Trying to convey emotions that made me crazy in love with each one of this places.
Discover Montalcino with the Paper Plane: a unique and outstanding land where some of the most exclusive Italian wines come from.
Deepen your knowledge about Brunello di Montalcino wines while enjoying my articles and winery reviews.
I love to share everything about my life in Val d’Orcia, not only its incredible wines but also its food culture and its specialties with you, with all the people that are dreaming to visit these amazing places.
- A Taste of Europe – FranceChapter 3 – French food and wine culture France is with no arguments the country with some of the most important wine denominations in the world. Wines such as Champagne, Burgundy and Bordeaux really made the history of wine, not only for their own nation but for the entire wine world. It is a wideContinue reading “A Taste of Europe – France”
- A Taste of Europe – SpainChapter 2 – Spain and Catalonia Spain is a land of breathtaking landscapes, colorful history and a deep, complex culture in which wine has long played an important role. The Catalonia region with its capital Barcelona is with no doubts one of the most interesting destinations in Europe. I have been to Barcelona many timesContinue reading “A Taste of Europe – Spain”
- Brunello di Montalcino 2016 – my reportAbout the vintage The first thing that we have to say when talking about a vintage in Montalcino is that it is almost impossible to generalize. Thanks to its various expositions and altitudes, depending where the producers are located, each vintage shows completely different between all the sub-areas. Frost risk (we unfortunately had an exampleContinue reading “Brunello di Montalcino 2016 – my report”