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Wine of the Week

Alessandro Veglio Barolo 2008

Wine: Barolo

Producer: Alessandro Veglio

Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy

Grape varieties: Nebbiolo

Vintage: 2008

Eye: Garnet red

Nose: berries, cherry,

Mouth: soft tannins, good acidity… 9 altre parole


Wine Pass | 3 wine book reviews

This past year, I’ve read three newly published books on wine, two of them Piemonte-specific. I was asked by the authors to write their reviews. Overall, if you’re into wine reading, I’d recommend each book. 383 altre parole


Vinmonoplet: White Wines

Ettore Germano Herzu 2013, 279,-

Bruno Giacosa Roero Arneis 2015, 249,-

Paolo Scavino Langhe Bianco Sorriso 2015, 207,- 16 altre parole


The Grand Wine Tour | Insider's guide to a day in Turin

I’m often asked, “I’m coming into Turin for a day, what can I do when I’m there?” When I can’t convince them they should spend more time here, I hand over a list of sites they should see and where they should get gelato. 240 altre parole

Italian Culture

Girl's Gotta Drink | Five things to do for free in Turin

The Salone del Gusto / Terra Madre 2016 is fast approaching. This year for the first time, the international Slow Food event is going to be held in the city center of Turin. 197 altre parole


BLOG | 6 insider tips for Salone del Gusto

Headed to the food extravaganza that is Terra Madre-Salone del Gusto this week? Hosted every two years in Turin, Slow Food’s mammoth conference brings together the who’s who of the real food movement (hey there, Alice Waters), hundreds of food producers and experts from across Italy and further afield, and a packed schedule bursting with thought-provoking panel discussions, tastings, pop-up dining and expansive markets. 713 altre parole


Top 5 experiences this summer

My top experiences this summer

(In no particular order..)

Barbaresco Tower

Visiting romanee conti


Kissing Liger-Belairs dog

Visiting Michel Lafarge

Tasting Mauro Veglio’s wines out of the tanks