Sommelier, wine writer, and expert on Italian wines, Alessandra Andreani (aka Winehippie, for all wine friends) began her career in the world of wine in 2006 in England. After years of working as a sommelier in international restaurants, and obtaining the WSET Diploma, she began to devote herself to wine marketing, events, and writing.

Tempranillo vs Sangiovese

Published March 19th, 2023
Tempranillo and Sangiovese are food-friendly dry wines with good acidity, excellent tannins, and high alcohol content.

Octopus wine pairing

Published March 15th, 2023
Thanks to its fantastic versatility, octopus wine pairing offers many possibilities with various types of wine. White, red, rosé, or sparkling; there is plenty of choices!

Filet mignon wine pairing

Published March 5th, 2023
The tender consistency of the meat and the refined and delicate flavors will find the perfect partner in an elegant and mature Pinot Noir

Foie gras wine pairing

Published February 16th, 2023
As a general rule, wines from southwestern France are best suited to wine pairing for foie gras.
Chianti vs Cabernet Sauvignon Published February 6th, 2023
Cabernet Sauvignon vs Shiraz Published February 5th, 2023
Sauvignon Blanc vs Chardonnay Published February 4th, 2023
Malbec vs Cabernet Sauvignon Published February 3rd, 2023
Pinot Noir vs Cabernet Sauvignon Published January 29th, 2023
Pinot Grigio vs Chardonnay Published January 27th, 2023
Moscato vs Riesling Published January 22nd, 2023
Chardonnay vs Riesling Published January 19th, 2023
Pinot Grigio vs Sauvignon Blanc Published January 12th, 2023
Riesling vs Pinot Grigio Published January 9th, 2023
Meatloaf wine pairing Published December 31st, 2022
Prime rib wine pairing Published December 23rd, 2022
Best wine for shrimp scampi Published December 22nd, 2022
Cacio e Pepe wine pairing Published December 17th, 2022
French onion soup wine pairing Published December 12th, 2022
Cheese pairing with Chardonnay Published December 8th, 2022
Chardonnay food pairings Published December 7th, 2022
Food pairing with Chenin Blanc Published November 26th, 2022
Chianti food pairing Published November 14th, 2022
Pinot Grigio food pairing Published November 12th, 2022
Pinot Gris food pairing Published November 6th, 2022
Gewürztraminer pairing: spicy food and more Published October 15th, 2022
Wine pairing with pesto Published October 3rd, 2022
Food pairing with Zinfandel Published September 15th, 2022
Food pairing for Sauvignon Blanc Published September 14th, 2022
Food pairing with Pinot Noir Published August 25th, 2022
Food pairing for Cabernet Sauvignon Published August 12th, 2022
Passito di Pantelleria Published July 16th, 2022
Pork wine pairing Published July 5th, 2022
Carbonara Wine Pairing Published June 17th, 2022
Barolo food pairing Published June 10th, 2022
Ham wine pairing Published June 8th, 2022
Pinot Noir vs Merlot Published April 21st, 2022
Tempranillo food pairing Published April 14th, 2022 - Updated March 25th, 2023
Cabernet Franc food pairing Published April 8th, 2022
Wines from Sicily Published April 2nd, 2022
Pasta wine pairing Published April 1st, 2022 - Updated March 24th, 2023
The Ultimate Guide to Italian Sweet Wines Published March 30th, 2022 - Updated March 21st, 2023
Duck wine pairing Published March 19th, 2022 - Updated March 24th, 2023
What wine to drink with lasagna? Published March 10th, 2022 - Updated March 24th, 2023
Orange wine from Slovenia Published March 7th, 2022 - Updated March 21st, 2023
Sparkling Italian wines Published March 7th, 2022
How to pair wine with sushi Published March 4th, 2022