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Throwback to my first visit with Marengo


Under the Lights.

The 2017 MotoGP season gets underway tomorrow, with FP1 for all 3 classes taking place on a Thursday to allow for the particular circumstances required for the Qatari round. 821 more words


The Random Samples (Domestic)—3/20/17

It is time for another edition of “Random Samples”–I occasionally get samples from marketing agencies and/or producers, and these can often be grouped together into some sort of over-arching theme:  799 more words


Big Beautiful Barbera & Barolo

Piemonte is to me one of the most beautiful places on the planet and home to some of my favorite wines. The first time I visited Piemonte I was amazed at the food and wine culture and by the wonderfully generous people who I met there. 462 more words

Wine Tasting, Learning About Wine

Winery Wednesday

Giovanni Corino

Giovanni Corino is a family owned winery located in La Morra, or more precisely, Annunziata, in the Barolo area. The winery is fairly small, they produce about 40,000 bottles a year. 94 more words


More is (not always) preferred to less - 2012 Bruno Giacosa Barbera d'Alba

More is preferred to less“, that’s what my first Economics professor exclaimed. I wasn’t comfortable with this idea, and thirty years later, I’m still not, though I understand the context a little more now. 567 more words

Tim Heaton

Michele Chiarlo ‘Le Orme’ Barbera d’Asti Superiore 2013

Estate: Descending from more than 7 generations of wine growers, Michele Chiarlo began producing wine in 1956 with a philosophy of only using indigenous grapes. He was a pioneering force in establishing a market for the fine wines of Piedmont. 229 more words

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