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Wine Wednesday - Rare Red (or as I liked to call it - "Guess the grapes")

Hello, hello!

Guess what day it is?!?!

I <3 Wine Wednesdays!

And, you’re in luck! I remembered to get the pictures off my camera!

Usually I take them with my phone but for some reason, I decided to be all fancy and use my regular camera. 600 more words

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A visit to Damiano Vineyard

For those of you who are regular followers of our blog, we apologize for the lack of posts recently.  Time has been, and continues to be short.  30 more words


More Fine 2010 Barolo Visits: Paolo Scavino

It was very hard to find a bad wine, even a mediocre one, among the 2010 new releases that I tasted in Alba back in May, so that made my afternoon visits to individual producers (the blind-tasting sessions ran all morning) very pleasurable indeed. 1,040 more words


Elvio Cogno wines

The Elvio Cogno wines have really impressed me over the three recent opportunities I have had to taste them – at the Gambero Rosso tasting in Sydney, at VinItaly and then visiting the estate in Piemonte in June. 534 more words


Old Vine Barbera at Cascina La Ghersa

Piera and Giuilo Pastura (3rd and 2nd from right) outside the family’s vinacola

“Barbera, in my opinion, has nothing less than Nebbiolo,” said Massimo Pastura of… 880 more words


Vivace, Piemonte D.O.C Barbera, from Sant' Anna dei Bricchetti

Where? Bellavita Expo – The Old Truman Brewery, London.

When? Saturday 19th July 2014.

The Wine? Vivace, Piemonte D.O.C Barbera, from Sant’ Anna dei Bricchetti. 164 more words


Thirsty Thursday: Barbera, Mazzoni, Piemonte, Italy 2009

Summer has hit us. Red wine is the last thing I want to drink. Beer would fare better.  But something needs to drown out the AC on eco-mode.  259 more words