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.
- 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”
- A Taste of Europe – GreeceOur first new chapter of eno-gastronomic virtual travels around Europe In this new serie of our food and wine pairing trips we will be exploring some of the most amazing corners of Europe, sharing with you recipes and wine selections so that you not only will discover something new about the traditions of the country,Continue reading “A Taste of Europe – Greece”
- Regional Tour of Italy through Food and Wine – MoliseChapter 20 – last episode – Molise and Tintilia Molise is a mountainous region in south-central Italy, a relatively small region, especially in comparison to its neighbors of Abruzzo and Lazio to the north and Campania and Puglia to the south. This region offers diverse topography. The hillside vineyards provide excellent exposure and plentiful sunshineContinue reading “Regional Tour of Italy through Food and Wine – Molise”