I'm really excited to start my blog again, and within the framing of my new website! It’s been a while (two years, ahem … ) since I’ve been super active writing for my blog—and the time away has been quite a journey in more ways than one. While I haven’t captured it through stories … Continue reading The Charming Potential of Colli Tortonesi
Timorasso Part 2: A vertical with Claudio Mariotto. This entry is meant to follow Timorasso Parte 1: Un giro con Walter Massa. You might want to read it before this one. -- After waiting a couple weeks for an email response, and still nothing, I knew I was just going to have to call him. … Continue reading Timorasso Parte 2: Una verticale con Claudio Mariotto
Timorasso Part 1: A tour with Walter Massa. Timorasso is amazing! It has the floral qualities of a Rhone viognier, suppleness married with acidity like a fine white Burgundy (Chardonnay), and the minerality of a noble Riesling. Plus it ages like a champ: after five or ten years —even 15!— a metamorphosis will occur. It'll … Continue reading Timorasso Parte 1: Un giro con Walter Massa
After five days home from Italy I thought to myself, "What I need is a little party with friends, good food, and wine — and it needs to happen only if the stars are aligned just right — nothing formal or planned." So I thought, "What better dish to make when you don't know if … Continue reading Siro Pacenti Brunello, Panzanella Salad, and friends!