Roger Bissell’s Blog

Musings on Food, Wine, Travel and Business

  • For as long as I can remember I have been obsessed with learning about every single culture in the entire world through their food, arts and wine (if they make it). My zealous pursuit o

  • I’ve always believed that when passions and work collide, it’s pure magic. This perspective on life is what has driven me to every far flung corner of Italy in search of mor

  • Some of you may already be familiar with Balsamic Vinegar or Balsamic Glaze. The truth is, however, that 99% percent of what you find on the grocery store shelves in America isn’t authe

  • This summer I have been traversing across the great country of Italy on breaks between medical treatments in search of hidden gems and some of the best Italian wines Italy has to offer.

  • It’s another warm, summer day in Montalcino, especially in the southern part where the Podere Le Ripi winery is located. I was intrigued to explore this winery which was founded b

  • Featured Image: West Bay Beach & Golf Club, Famiglia Olivini Wine Dinner Do all superheroes wear capes and masks? Or are they sometimes hiding in plain sight? In the midst of COVID-