Women Winemakers in Piemonte

Le donne produttori del vino di Piemonte It's no secret that I'm infatuated with Piemonte. But with every infatuation comes the inevitable realization that the thing one loves is not perfect. This leads to a perpetual misunderstanding or an issue that seemingly can never be resolved. If one wants to maintain an enduring and peaceful … Continue reading Women Winemakers in Piemonte

Mauro Veglio Rocche dell’Annunziata Barolo 2003

The only problem last night with opening the bottle of Mauro Veglio Rocche dell’Annunziata Barolo 2003 I was just given by Mauro and his wife Daniela was that I wish I’d had a bottle of Giovanni Corino Rocche dell’Annunziata 2003 to open for comparison. I know where to get that but the decision was just … Continue reading Mauro Veglio Rocche dell’Annunziata Barolo 2003

Renato Corino Part 1.7

"This moment contains all moments." -C.S. Lewis So it’s three days ‘til D-Day and all I can think about is la vendemmia. “Com’è stata l’estate? Faceva troppo caldo? Come sono i vigneti? … la Barbera? ... la Freisa? ... la Ruchè? … il Dolcetto? … il Nebbiolo?” I can’t believe 10 months have passed since I last … Continue reading Renato Corino Part 1.7