Keeper Collection #SommChat Guest #Wine Writer Antonio Galloni

7/10 Wine Writer Antonio Galloni

@AntonioGalloni

@jennanorth (Jenna North): Following #SommChat Today: @KeeperColl: with #Wine Writer @AntonioGalloni @VinousMedia CU at 11 AM CST, 12 N EST! #ww

@Sassodoro (Sassodoro): RT @KeeperColl: Dying 2 kno more about @VinousWine? Introducing #Wine Writer @AntonioGalloni! Join us 4 #SommChat [Today!] 11 AM CST!

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): @jennanorth Thx for S/O – so glad you can join in on #SommChat – will be a good one with @AntonioGalloni

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): @jennanorth – Good morning, Jenna! Should be a fun #SommChat today!

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): @demilove @jennanorth That’s the plan – keep #SommChat interesting and fun see you both there and look forward to your questions

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): @Sassodoro look for @VinousMedia to learn more about @AntonioGalloni – see you soon at #SommChat

@Champagnewhit (Whitney Woodham): “@KeeperColl: Join us for #WW & #SommChat 11AM CST! @szCelebHotSpot @beathirstygirl @AMpelography @DanielSou@majesticsunn @ridesmith”STOKED!

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Welcome 2 #SommChat every1! Tell UR friends 2 join us 2 hear from #Wine Writer @AntonioGalloni @VinousMedia! #WW

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): We’d like to introduce you to #Wine Writer Antonio Galloni @AntonioGalloni @VinousMedia! #SommChat #Winelover

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): We’re about ready to dive in w/questions, so shout out to @AntonioGalloni to say hello & so he knows you’re here! #WineWednesday #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Don’t forget that EVERY tweet during this chat should include the #SommChat hashtag in order for everyone to see it! #WineWednesday @Sassodoro (Sassodoro): @KeeperColl @AntonioGalloni @Vinous Ready for #SommChat !

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): As we ask @AntonioGalloni our Qs, you can ask him Ur Qs as well! He’ll do his best to answer all Qs in the order they come #SommChat #WW

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): W/so many participants lots of gr8 Q’s R asked! Even if u don’t ask 1, S/O 2 @KeeperColl & @AntonioGalloni let us know u R here! #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Let’s start talking #wine with #Wine Writer @AntonioGalloni @VinousMedia #WineWednesday #SommChat

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): Good afternoon, everyone! Nice to join you at #SommChat!

@DomaineSelect (DSWE): Let’s get this #WineWednesday started! #SommChat @KeeperColl @AntonioGalloni @VinousMedia

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): @KeeperColl great to be with you today! #SommChat

@jillzimorski (Jill Zimorski): @KeeperColl @AntonioGalloni Reporting in from #Aspen – Morning fellas! #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Q. @AntonioGalloni U have a new independent online #wine publication @VinousMedia. Tell us more. #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl @VinousMedia=a community built on professional reviews, collection of expert voices, multimedia+opinions of readers #SommChat

@wolfeswines (Jeffrey Wolfe): Coche Dury Wishes and Larmandier Bernier Dreams @AntonioGalloni @KeeperColl #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): . @wolfeswines …thanks! two of my favorites! #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Q. @AntonioGalloni What will be the scope of your writings in @VinousMedia? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl Same as always, #Italy, #California, #Burgundy, #Champagne +lots of thematic articles, Bordeaux to follow in early 2014 #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl love the perspective of being able to taste older vintages, track the arc of a #wine over time #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Q. @AntonioGalloni U have been 2 many #wine tastings all over the world. Which ones stand out to U and why? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl #Opus One, #Pergole Torte, #Jadot Corton-Charlemagne, #Felsina Rancia among other highlights #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl also cherish the opportunity to spend time with pioneers: Lalou Bize Leroy, Aubert de Villaine, Jacques Lardiere…#SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl A. Gaja, Martino Manetti, B. Rinaldi, Quintarelli, Soldera, P. Togni, A. Tolmach, T. Lemon, M. Krankl, P. Draper #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl and so many more who make more than just #wine and who are constant sources for inspiration #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl but nothing beats finding an inexpensive #wine that tastes like it costs 2-3x! #SommChat

@DrinkBonfire (Bonfire Wines): Bring it on! @DomaineSelect @KeeperColl @AntonioGalloni @VinousMedia #WineWednesday #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Look fwd to our #SommChat Tweeps questions for @AntonioGalloni #WW

@jillzimorski (Jill Zimorski): Q. @AntonioGalloni as a writer, is it more exciting/rewarding to write about a legendary #wine/region or new emerging #wine/region? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): @jillzimorski they both trigger immense excitement, just in different ways, #wine is great b/c there is always so much to discover #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): @DoBianchi Hope you can join in on #SommChat today with @AntonioGalloni @VinousMedia #WW

@harleywine1 (Harley Carbery): Happy #WW from #Vegas #SommChat @AntonioGalloni @KeeperColl

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): @alawine Hope you can join in on #SommChat with @AntonioGalloni @VinousMedia live now #WW

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): so glad you are in the Chat! RT @harleywine1: Happy #WW from #Vegas #SommChat @AntonioGalloni @KeeperColl

@italianwineguy (Alfonso Cevola): is here (finally) for #SommChat

@VinousMedia (vinous): @AntonioGalloni is on #SommChat (#wine chat show on Twitter) right now with @KeeperColl – enjoy the wide ranging discussion!

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Q. @AntonioGalloni What do you look for most in a good #wine? #Winelover #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl 1) pleasure, 2) reflects place, 3) reflects vintage. At highest level=satisfies hedonistic and intellectual senses #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): gr8 to have you on board – can’t wait to hear ur Qs for @AntonioGalloni RT @italianwineguy: is here (finally) for #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): @Italianwineguy asks Q (for @antoniogalloni). Any new horizons in #Italy that you are looking at? #SommChat \

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): @Italianwineguy Valle d’Aosta, Campania, Sicily, Sardinia are among the most exciting emerging regions, IMO #SommChat

@DoBianchi (Jeremy Parzen): @AntonioGalloni, @ericasimov wrote recently about #NewWave CA #winemakers. How do u view evolution of #CA #wine? future? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): .@DoBianchi CA us super-exciting right now, so many great stories waiting to be told, a lot of positive things going on! #SommChat

@drewhendricksms (Drew Hendricks): Hey @AntonioGalloni welcome to #SommChat @KeeperColl Q: Tacos or tasting menus?

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): @drewhendricksms love ‘em both. Depends on the mood! #SommChat

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): @KeeperColl – When you dine out, what makes for a quality #wine list – is bigger always better? – #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): .@demilove bigger is not better. I am looking for carefully thought out choices. Best #wine lists =no wasted motion #SommChat

@beckhopkinswine (Rebecca Hopkins): Q (4 @antoniogalloni) Sicily region & wines (partic Mt Etna) is incr. in attention – are you are seeing of interest? #SommChat @KeeperColl

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): .@beckhopkinswine so much to discover in #Sicily, Etna is trendy…so much more to the island where I spent a lot of time as a kid #SommChat

@Sassodoro (Sassodoro): RT @AntonioGalloni: .@Italianwineguy Valle d’Aosta, #Campania, #Sicily, #Sardinia are among the most exciting emerging regions, IMO #SommChat

@Drewhendricksms (Drew Hendricks?): @AntonioGalloni will you keep @VinousMedia to a one man show or are there expansion plans? #SommChat @KeeperColl

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): @drewhendricksms will hire at least one new writer in 2013, perhaps more, we are building a network of voices. Stay tuned! #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): @drewhendricksms love seeing you on #SommChat and look fwd to seeing you @TEXSOM in August #WW

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Q. @AntonioGalloni What are some of UR fav #wine regions that U have reported on and why? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl Santa Cruz Mountains – the most underappreciated region in #CA, maybe the US. Great #Pinots, #Chards and #Cabs that age #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl Piedmont – Barolo and Barbaresco are world-class, prices are well below those of global peers #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl Burgundy – no better place to train a palate. 20 #wines from same grape/same cellar, all there is = terroir #SommChat

@TheWineKey (Charlotte):A little late for #SommChat but I made it this week! Yippee

@drewhendricksms (Drew Hendricks): Thanks! Great to be here! @KeeperColl @TEXSOM is coming too fast! #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): @TheWineKey so glad you are on board and look forward to your questions on #SommChat

@beckhopkinswine(Rebecca Hopkins): @AntonioGalloni (on #wine lists) MT”bigger is not better. I am looking for thought out choices. Best #wine lists =no wasted motion” #SommChat

@gnlcdtrnt (Gianluca): @AntonioGalloni next week I’ll visit Donnafugata, De Bartoli and Tasca d’Almerita.. Any recommendations? Greets from a subscriber! #SommChat

@cascinagilli (cascinagilli): very much enjoying the #SommChat wave, some interesting thoughts scattered in those tweets

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Q. In Santa Cruz, what are some #wines/producers that we should look for? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl Mount Eden, Rhys, Fogarty, Ridge, Varner, Big Basin are all tops in my book! #SommChat

@TheWineKey (Charlotte): @AntonioGalloni @KeeperColl I agree! The Santa Cruz Mountains have amazing #wines and the region seems to be forgotten about often #SommChat

@italianwineguy (Alfonso Cevola): @gnlcdtrnt all great stops – if you are on east coast, Gulfi is interesting #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): @cascinagilli great to see you at #SommChat #WW

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): @gnlcdtrnt sounds like a fabulous trip, those are great estates! Am also partial to Gulfi for great Nero d’Avola! #SommChat

@patrickwine (Patrick Cappiello): @KeeperColl @AntonioGalloni What are some of your favorite new Grower #Champagnes in the #US market? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): .@patrickwine great to see you here! Bereche, Laval, Collin, Marie-Courtin, Agrapart, Prevost and C. Bouchard for starters #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): @patrickwine great to see you back at #SommChat – hope all is well! #WW

@Patrickwine (Patrick Cappiello?): .@AntonioGalloni @KeeperColl That’s a great start! Thanks! #SommChat

@drewhendricksms (Drew Hendricks): .@KeeperColl @AntonioGalloni Old Gemello is #unicornwine #SommChat

@MauricesCru (maurice dimarino): @AntonioGalloni Q. Did you ever work in the restaurant business? Do you have any hidden gems? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): .@MauricesCru Yes, I was a very bad waiter! Dropped a whole tray of mimosas on a group of young ladies at brunch once! #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): @MauricesCru under the radar gems…right now in the mood for some La Maialina Chianti Classico #SommChat

@TheWineKey (Charlotte): @AntonioGalloni Q. What was your most memorable #wine drinking experience? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): .@TheWineKey first bottle of #Bellavista I shared with my wife, taught me to drink sparkling #wine + #Champagne at the dinner table! #SommChat

@m_arcon (Marc Dröfke): @AntonioGalloni @KeeperColl will you cover #Bordeaux on your own or will you involve someone else to #Vinous? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): @m_arcon Ha! Top secret for now! #SommChat

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): @KeeperColl – Does it bother you that we have what is seemingly a very patchwork distribution for #wine in the U.S.? – #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): @demilove Would prefer to see more open markets, but at the end of the day no consumer in the world has more choices than we do #SommChat

@DomaineSelect (DSWE): RT @AntonioGalloni: .@MauricesCru under the radar gems…right now in the mood for some La Maialina Chianti Classico #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): @RS_Flinn great to see you on #SommChat today #WW

@MauricesCru (maurice dimarino): Luv it, value wines. RT @Antoniongalloni: under the radar gems…right now in the mood for some La Maialina Chianti Classico #SommChat

@elloinos (Markus Stolz): @AntonioGalloni @KeeperColl Antonio, you mentioned Piedmont – many compare Greek Xinomavro to Nebbiolo. Any experience? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): .@elloinos don’t have enough perspective for that one. With #wine you must always remain a student, which is why I love what I do #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): @elloinos great to see you back on #SommChat – HAppy #WW

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Q. @AntonioGalloni What sticks out to U about the #California #wine region compared to those around the world? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl #CA #winemakers stand out for willingness to take risks, follow their dreams-simply not possible in many other places #SommChat

@TheWineKey (Charlotte): @AntonioGalloni Yum! Sounds amazing!! #SommChat

@DomaineSelect (DSWE): We agree completely! RT @AntonioGalloni: With wine you must always remain a student, which is why I love what I do #SommChat #winewednesday

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Q. @AntonioGalloni What are some of your UR fav #food and #wine pairings? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl Anything with #Champagne! #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl White truffles and Barolo. Is there anything better? #SommChat

@demilove (Douglas Trapasso): @TheWineKey – How are you Charlotte? Haven’t seen you on Twitter in awhile! – #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Q. @AntonioGalloni What type of audience ishttp://bit.ly/11KeJU9 directed towards? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl anyone who loves #wine or wants to learn more about #wine + be a part of a growing, vibrant community #SommChat

@CamDouglasMS (Cameron J Douglas MS): RT @KeeperColl Join us for #WW & #SommChat 11 AM CST @brandiLphillips @glutenfreewoman @sbonnerABV @jillzimorski @nzcomplexity @nzwineUSA

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Q. @AntonioGalloni When tasting different types of #champagne what do U look for? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl expression of place, vintage and grape (if single variety). For big house #Champagnes, context re: past years #SommChat

@ATXFoodnews (Kay Marley-Dilworth): Agreed, anything is perfect paired with bubbly! RT @antoniogalloni: A. @KeeperColl Anything with Champagne! #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): @ATXFoodnews greetings Kay – we love our #Champagne too!!!! #SommChat Happy #WW

@m_arcon (Marc Dröfke): @AntonioGalloni how would you describe the 2004 vintage in #Piedmont? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): @m_arcon finessed, silky, perfumed, gorgeous, polished and highly expressive….I am getting thirsty! #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Q. @AntonioGalloni Why do U believe that #champagne is fit for every type of occasion and not just a celebration? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl b/c the #wines pair beautifully with #food and reflect all of the values we cherish in great #wine #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Q. @AntonioGalloni when not writing abt #wine, what do you enjoy doing? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl hanging out with my wife and kids (ie training the next generation!) #SommChat

@m_arcon (Marc Dröfke): @AntonioGalloni whats your favorite Sauvignon Blanc? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): @m_arcon Miani, Kante, Borgo del Tiglio come to mind, had drop-dead gorgeous Vacheron Sancerre over the weekend #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Only a couple of minutes for Qs for @AntonioGalloni – get them in now on #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): RT @leitihsu: @KeeperColl @AntonioGalloni we deserve bubbly on a daily basis, right @cynetvin? #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Q. @AntonioGalloni what major changes are you seeing in the #wine world today? #SommChat @VinousMedia

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl a major shift towards finesse and clarity…see it in #CA, #Italy and #Burgundy, important to have a global perspective #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl and a major generational shift in every aspect of wine #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection):Q. @AntonioGalloni how do you manage your travel and writing schedules visiting so many #Wine areas? #SommChat #WW

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): A. @KeeperColl great question! I have a very patient and organized wife who makes sure I spend my time wisely. That is 90% of it! #SommChat

@DomaineSelect (DSWE): Sauv Blanc choices RT @AntonioGalloni: Miani, Kante, Borgo del Tiglio come to mind #SommChat

@garretwnagle (Garret Nagle): @AntonioGalloni what are your thoughts about traditional DOCG appellations allowing international varietals in the blending? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): @garretwnagle the DOCG system is largely broken. At the end of the day, what matters is the quality of what goes into the bottle. #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Time to wrap up! Hope you enjoyed this hour of #wine talk with @AntonioGalloni @VinousMedia #WineWednesday #SommChat

@italianwineguy (Alfonso Cevola): @antoniogalloni @vinousmedia Grazie1000 for joining #SommChat today

@Sassodoro (Sassodoro): @KeeperColl @AntonioGalloni @VinousMedia Thanks for a great #SommChat !

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): It was great to have @AntonioGalloni join us today for #SommChat . We hope everyone learned as much as we did! #WineWednesday @VinousMedia

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): Please join us in thanking @AntonioGalloni @VinousMedia for his time #SommChat #WW #Winelover

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): If anyone missed some of the chat today, remember we’ll post an archive soon to http://bit.ly/ikBrJx for you to review later #SommChat

@ATXFoodnews (Kay Marley-Dilworth): Oh yes! RT @antoniogalloni: .@leitihsu a glass (or two!) of #Champagne a day sounds like a pretty great way to live, no? #SommChat

@AntonioGalloni (Antonio Galloni): thanks everyone for your questions and @KeeperColl for moderating. That was a lot of fun! #SommChat

@winegalLynne (Lynne Bryant, CS?): .@KeeperColl Hi #SommChat ! Much to do earlier… hope I can chime in w/ a few ?s #WW

@VinousMedia(vinous): Lots covered on #SommChat with @AntonioGalloni today including Grower Champagne

@noblewines (Christopher Miller): First @sciowines is bottled and ready. Single Vineyard Santa Lucia Highland Pinot Noir. Looking for more such… #winechat #SommChat

@AdamPlotkin (Adam Plotkin): Killer SB’s! #Miani & #Borgo hard 2find but well worth the hunt! MT @AntonioGalloni: Miani, Kante, Borgo del Tiglio come 2 mind… #SommChat

@KeeperColl (KeeperCollection): .@AntonioGalloni @VinousMedia thx 4 write-up on #Champagne w/ #SommChat http://vinousmedia.com/articles/focus-on-grower-champagne-jun-2013 … Just had Marie Courtin 4 1st time & Loved it

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