Grojean Vigne Tzeriat Pinot noir

My ongoing quest for the month of January is to find pretty Italian red wines to pair with all of my winter "cleansing" foods. I'm sticking to a kind of "you can have your cake and eat it too" mentality. My first contender, and the wine that gave me the idea for this, was the Burlotto … Continue reading Grojean Vigne Tzeriat Pinot noir

Valle d’Aosta

If I had to pick a second favorite wine region in all of Italy, it would be Valle d'Aosta. It's not because of any one reason in particular but all things taken together. To be honest, not all of the wines are good and I wouldn’t say many have the capacity to change your life … Continue reading Valle d’Aosta

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