Author Archives: Mike Madaio

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About Mike Madaio

One of the co-founders of Pennsylvania Vine Company, Mike is a food & drink writer based in the western suburbs of Philadelphia. His work has appeared in publications such as Main Line Today, Bucks Life, Main Line Dine and Small Food, and he has achieved Core Certification from the National Wine School. Mike is obsessed with exploring Italian wines of all kinds, especially old-world-style bottles that feature savory, funky notes, achieve great balance and work well with food.

Philly’s Big Cheese

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Celebrating 75 Years of Di Bruno with our favorite pairings. Read more

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Glug, Glug, Give!

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Why Paso’s Chronic Cellars should be part of your rotation. Read more

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A Beer Lover’s Guide to Wine

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Some grape tips for hopheads. Read more

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May Roundup

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Short notes on wines we’ve tried recently. Read more

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Let’s Go Grumello

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Takin’ a trip with Conti Sertoli Salis’ Valtellina Superiore. Read more

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The Freshmaker

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Piedmont’s Arneis may be the perfect summer wine. Read more

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Two for the Money

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Highlights from the PA two-day sale. Read more

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Chairman’s Crowd Pleasers

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Wines to party with this season. Read more

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Bisceglia Aglianico del Vulture Terra di Vulcano 2010

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A great introduction to Italy’s Aglianico. Read more

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Cellar Arche Pages Cartesius Emporda 2005

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An aged beauty from northeastern Spain. Read more

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Mas Lavail Carignan Vielles Vignes Terre d’Ardoise 2011

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Lesser grape, lesser region… greater value. Read more

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How Not to Love Wine

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A surefire guide to posery. Read more

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Sagrantino on a Budget

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Scorching values, or too good to be true? Read more

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Bottle Roundup

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Quick thoughts on notable wines in stores now. Read more

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Alexander the Grape

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Giving Macedonian wine a try. Read more

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