Got to keep on moving

When I decided to book a ten week stay in Italy last autumn, I had exactly two major goals: improve my Italian by speaking and learn as much as I could about the growth and production of Nebbiolo in Piemonte. I had been offered a harvest internship near Asti which I thought was going to … Continue reading Got to keep on moving

Cantina del Pino

Notes from my visit on December 15, 2009. I’ve tasted through most of these wines’ vintages over the past few years and what I can say in general about all of them, without a doubt, is that these are wines of consistent expressiveness, deliberateness, and distinction.  This tasting was my favorite yet. Langhe Freisa 2008.  … Continue reading Cantina del Pino