Author: Robbin Gheesling

A graduate of New York University with a master’s degree in Music Technology, Robbin worked for more than a decade as a recording and mastering engineer on major label albums before receiving the Advanced Certificate in Wines & Spirits from the International Wine Center and progressing to the Diploma program. She is an active member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals and the Society of Wine Educators.
Mar 01
Technology, Developers, and Bears, Oh My!

Hello everyone! Just a note that the silence has been mostly from my developer…

Jun 23
Fits and Starts. Hiccups. Bumps In the Road.

Hello, Vineyard Adventurers! We wanted to let you know that the regional blogging…

Mar 31
Traveling in Tuscany: Mind the Curves

Tuscany is truly a magical place to rent a car and just drive around, and for some to…

Mar 27
Think You Know Chianti? Dig A Little Deeper.

“This does NOT look like the postcards,” I said to myself looking out across the…

Mar 11
Ragu Toscano

A delicious, traditional Ragu Toscano recipe from our dear friends at Il Leccio…

Feb 28
Umbria: Travel Resources

One of the best reasons to visit Umbria is that it’s a bit out of the way of the usual…

Jan 31
Italian Travel Basics

Getting to and around Italy can easily be the most frustrating part of a wonderful…

Jan 10
Italian Wine Basics

Over the next 20 months, I will be trying to break down the wines by region which is…

Jan 03
Welcome to the new Vineyard Adventures

Buongiorno e buon anno! Hello and happy new year! More than a year ago, I was…

Sep 03
Campania Food & Wine ABC’s: Favorites

I’ve been spending quite a bit of time the last few months hammering out all the…

Jan 03
WSET Level 4 Systematic Approach to Wine Tasting for Evernote

I created this tasting note sheet for many reasons. To pass the WSET Level 4 Diploma…

Jan 13
Piemonte: Dolcetto, Simple Wine or Hidden Gem?

Dolcetto (dole – chet – toe): the name itself is a bit deceiving. In Italian, it would…