• Cascina Degli Ulivi A Demua – a lovely natural white from Piedmont

      Cascina Degli Ulivi A Demua - a lovely natural white from Piedmont This natural Piedmont white is really interesting. It’s a blend of several local varieties, fermented on skins for a month using native yeasts in barrel. Then the wine is pressed and returned to barrel for a year. No sulfur dioxide is added at any stage, and total SO2 is 13 mg (which means the bottle still h ...

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    • Quick Sip: Vietti 2012 Barbera d'Asti Tre Vigne

      Hello Friends, Today’s Quick Sip is the 2012 Barbera d'Asti Tre Vigne from Vietti Winery. Located in Italy's Piedmont region within the small medieval village of Castiglione Falletto, Vietti has family roots tracing back to the 19th century. They are currently operated by fourth-generation family members.

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    • Bouillabaisse, paella and 32 wines

      Chiado’s Bouillabaisse No words, no tasting notes. Just the wines. What happens at WineAlign‘s #waxmas14 stays at Waxmas14. I will say this. There was music. Waxmas Whites Domaine Long-Depaquit Chablis Grand Cru La Moutonne 1996, Burgundy, France Vergelegen G.V.B. White 2012, Stellenbosch, South Africa René Muré Riesling Clos Saint-Landelin 2008, Alsace, France R.

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  • Poggia Basso Grappa del Piemonte

    …. No matter what you think of grappas, if you have an access to the Trader Joe’s that carries it, you owe it to yourself to try it – you might discover your new favorite drink. I respect my friend Anatoli’s opinion on all things wine, but I’m guessing that production quality may have changed in the two years since that spirit review. Or, you know, different strokes for different folks. I could not find another review through Google. Reviewed 18 November 2014. by…

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  • Vins. Collègues. Plaisir.

    … Ça fait maintenant 6 ans que j’organise une dégustation pour les collègues chez Creaform. Le concept, hérité des organisateurs de la première édition, fonctionne particulièrement bien: 3 vagues thématiques de 3 vins, servis à l’aveugle, jumelés à un questionnaire sans prétention qui permet aux gens de se poser des questions sur ce qu’ils ont…

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  • Wine Country Resort Review: 5 Star Il Boscareto Resort

    … will definitely be attracted to the very modern, five star Il Boscareto Resort, located in Serralunga d’Alba, which appeals to all the senses in its gorgeously designed rooms and suites, state of the art spa, very well appointed exercise room, and of course its two restaurants. The fine dining restaurant has an excellent selection of vintage wines…

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  • Indigenous Italy

    …, on the sweeter side of things, we sampled Lambrusco, the slightly “frizzante” red wine from Emilia-Romagna, and Moscato, the floral dessert wine from Piedmont. A wide variety of wines, quite representative of Italy. …

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  • Searching truffles in Piedmont

    … Searching truffles in Piedmont La Morra in Piedmont is one of the premium white truffle spots in the world. It has all the favorable conditions. The blend of oak, hazel, poplar and beech trees specifically suited for the white truffle (Tuber Magnatum), calcareous soil, and cool mornings when the dog can easily sniff the truffle’s aroma however…

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  • Big release, bigger wines

    … 2001, Churton Estate Pinot Noir 2010, Aurelio Settimo Rocche Dell’annunziata Barolo 2008, Jonata Todos Red 2010, Bollinger Special Cuvée Brut Champagne Ontanon Gran Reserva 2001, Rioja, Spain (939736, $39.95, WineAlign) A re-taste ups the ante and the score. Here, finally a 2001 Rioja that reeks of the maturity it announces. For a 13 year-old wine…

  • Putting Piedmont Wine in Perspective

    … of the “classes” I’ve had have come from winemakers and local experts who love to share their knowledge, which brings me to Darryl Baldwin… I had the pleasure of spending some time with Darryl this summer in the Piedmont wine region of Italy sipping wine and soaking in his wealth of knowledge on Piedmont wine – the region, the history, the food and his…

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  • Piemonte’s Fall Favorites

    …, where the bounty is magnificent, so I know better. I marvel at the rest of the world. I’ve always love geography, since discovering National Geographics in the seventh grade. It completely changed my life . Until that time, my world consisted of provincial New England… a very narrow band. I loved traveling within the New England cocoon…

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  • Looking to the Future with Morrell Wine

    … I’m very pleased to announce my official move to The Morrell Wine group. I’ve been tasked with writing content, blogs, tasting notes and print materials for their website and catalogs. It’s an exciting move which presents amazing tasting opportunities and the ability to work with some of the most talented and intelligent people in the industry…

    Eric Guido/ The V.I.P. Table- 2 readers -
  • Halloween, Wine and Ghost Stories

    … Bianco, Cortese, Arneis, Erbaluce and Favorita. The region also offers grape varieties more familiar to most of the US population. These include: Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Trebbiano, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Sangiovese, Syrah and Tannat. I recently checked the website for our local Total Wine shop and found more than 100 wines from the Piedmont region available with a wide range of prices. Cheers! Kathy …

    Wine Trail Travelerin Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc Syrah Chardonnay- 1 readers -
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