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Barolo Tasting Tip – Wander The Barolo Towns

Most people drive their own car.  Some take taxis.  A few even bikes.  The 11 towns of Barolo are indeed small towns on hills in the Langhe, with steep hills up and down.  And getting from one to the other … Continue reading

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Vino della Settimana – 2006 Barolo Vigna Lazzairasco, by Guido Porro

One can talk of Guido Porro’s love of the land, his traditional approach to winemaking, and his extreme attention to detail, but the one consistent thing about Guido Porro’s wines that never cease to amaze is their pricing.   Whether it’s … Continue reading

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Piemonte travel preparations II – wine tasting

The trip is nearing, end of June, and we went through 3 more “samples” of what the great Piemonte region has to offer. From artisan to large winery. From Monforte d’Alba, via Serralunga, to La Morra. The 08 Dolcetto d’Alba … Continue reading

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Vino della settimana 2001 Azelia Barolo Bricco Fiasco

Licorice, wet forest floor and sweet cherry. A hint of mint, old leather and spices. Some oak still. Rich, fruitful and concentrated. Medium long finish. All that said, we had it without decanting it, and it took a while for … Continue reading

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