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Tag Archives: Barbaresco
Hearty Beef Stew & Barbaresco – #ItalianFWT
In the second installment of the “Big B’s” (Brunello in October), this month we explore Barbaresco, the sometimes forgotten nebbiolo of Piemonte. For fans of Barolo (which we will cover next month), Barbaresco may seem a distant second. For me, … Continue reading
Posted in #ItalianFWT, Tasting, Varietals, wine Tagged #ItalianFWT, Barbaresco, beef stew, big B, drinkability, elegant, food, hearty, Nebbiolo, Piemonte, sandy, travel, wine 7 Comments
Wine + Food + Travel = A Really Great Trip!
When I ask people about if they’ve had any Italian wine, the first two answers they give are Chianti and Prosecco. And when visiting, most have gone, and/or had tours set up to Tuscany, Rome and of course Venice. Tuscany, … Continue reading
Posted in Joy of Wine, Life and Education, wine Tagged Alba, Asti, Barbaresco, Barolo, experience, food, gastronomic, grapes, local, Monferatto, Moscato, tasting, travel, vineyards, wine, wine tasting, winery Leave a comment
Collisioni – A collision of music, wine…and food!
Collisioni 2017 is in the books with successful concerts from Placebo and Robbie Williams, readings from poets, authors and actors, and copious amounts of wine tasted along with a new initiative this year: Progetto Food. For me, this was my … Continue reading
Posted in Life and Education, Tasting, wine Tagged Aglianico, Amarone, arneis, Barbaresco, Barolo, Basilicata, bellone, Collisioni, consorzio, Emilia-Romagna, Family, favorita, festival, food, Lazio, local, Marche, Piedmont, professionals, project, region, tasting, Veneto, visit, wine, winemakers, winery, women in wine, youth 1 Comment
The Glories of Piedmont
I love Italian wines. That’s all there is to it… Piedmont is a region in NW Italy where some, let me say, FREAKING amazing wines are made. My fellow wine geek James recently visited there and is to host the … Continue reading