Tag Archives: Monforte d’Alba

Barolo Kings (or Queens and Princesses), Barolo Boys or the Barolo Girl? Part 1

Are you one of those who would to go wine tasting for the weekend, including long lunches and dinners with great wine accompanying the food, but in every free weekend you find in your calendar, there is a game on … 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 – 07 Langhe Nebbiolo Gavarini, by Elio Grasso

Thanksgiving and wine pairing has been a ongoing debate forever.  It’s so much more than Turkey, more a feast of diverse food if you like. With a variety of sweet pies to round it all of.   As the old rule … Continue reading

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Vino della Settimana – 2007 Dolcetto d’Alba, by Elio Grasso

When you think of Dolcetto, some may first think of Dogliani, where the likes of Abbona, Chionetti, Einaudi, and CaViola makes cellarable, complex, and minerally wines from the dolcetto (the little sweet one) grape.  That are good to drink right … Continue reading

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Where to Stay, Eat, and Shop in Piemonte

Piemonte is located two hours by car southwest of Milano, a one hour drive from Torino, and only slightly more than three hours from Geneva International Airports, making it very accessible. Hotels Corte Gondina. Located in La Morra you’ll look … Continue reading

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Some old greats, and new discoveries (Travel Notes Piemonte Long Weekend)

A tad late at Malpensa in Milano, we still got to Vietti in Castiglione Falletto before closing time.  And althought we did not get to taste either the Lazzarito nor the La Crena, we experienced enough to understand why Vietti … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Notes Piemonte May 1 Weekend

Again, stayed at Corte Gondina in la Morra.  The hospitality of Bruno Viberti and the team is unprecedented.  And a great location for easy access to some of the greatest wineries on the planet and numerous immaculate food joints. My … Continue reading

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