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Tre Bicchieri Piemonte 2016

List over Tre Bicchieri in Piemonte is out. No real suprises here, except perhaps that there’s no Barbera from Alba (except Larigi), and that no winemaker got two…. Great to see both Corinos in there though!! Alta Langa Brut Zero … Continue reading

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Our Top 10 Wines Of 2013

It’s that time of year!  Where you look back, and try to make sense of it all.  The good stuff, and the not so good stuff.  And, to make it easier on yourself, you make lists.  So do we.  First … Continue reading

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Note to self – There are restaurants with OK wine in Asia

This is really a note to self, but also OK for others to read on.  For the longest time, I’ve always brought wine from home (our cellar), when travelling in Asia (yeah, I know, it’s a bit sad, but still … Continue reading

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Vino Della Settimana–07 Barbera d’Alba Cascina Nuova, by Mauro Veglio

How come it took so long for Mauro Veglio to be Wine of the Week? Ever since that infamous trip to La Morra that landed us in Corte Gondina, and Corino, Altare and Veglio on our first tasting day, we’ve … Continue reading

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Vino della Settimana – 2007 Barbera d’Asti Bricco dell’Uccellone, by Braida

I’ve been dreading this moment for awhile now. This was never meant to be just another wine blog, writing the same stories that you’ve read a hundred times before.  We should find the wines, the winemakers, and the wine stories, … Continue reading

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Piemonte travel preparations III – Final wine tasting

We set “sail” on June 24, and thus we needed a final tasting to prepare for the trip.  We decided to deviate from plan to include Freisa, Arneis, and Chardonnay in the “preparation” tasting, given the profile of the lineup … Continue reading

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