Nebbiolo Prima 2016: making new friends

Last May was my third go-round at Nebbiolo Prima, one of the most important Italian wine summits of the year. At this annual blind tasting and pre-marketing event, Albeisa, the Unione Produttori Vini Albesi (Union of Producers of wines from the Alba area), hosts about 100 journalists from all over the world for one week … Continue reading Nebbiolo Prima 2016: making new friends

Mani femminili: the hands of women in Piemonte

... I know. I know. It's been way too long since I have given you guys anything fun to read. My last post was before Valentine's Day, which was ages ago! But as soon as I finished that, I spent all of my free time in February studying for my WSET case study exam. Then … Continue reading Mani femminili: the hands of women in Piemonte

Renato Corino 2.0: La Vendemmia 2011

. "Micino del Cheshire," cominci√≤ a dire, esitando, ... "mi diresti, per cortesia, quale strada devo prendere per andarmene da qui?" "Tutto dipende da dove vuoi arrivare," ripose il Gatto. "Il dove non ha grande importanza ..." disse Alice. "E allora non ha grande importanza neanche la strada da prendere," comment√≤ il Gatto. "... basta … Continue reading Renato Corino 2.0: La Vendemmia 2011