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Involtini di Vitello (Stuffed Veal Bundles)

This is an Italian version of what is known in the Netherlands as kalfsvinken: a thin slice of veal stuffed with ground veal. It becomes Italian by the addition of prosciutto, parmigiano, sage, and nutmeg. 525 more words


Seghesio Barbera d’Alba DOC 2014

Estate: Ettore Seghesio founded the winery in 1964. Located in Monforte region of Piedmont, northwestern Italy, the 9.5 hectare estate is today headed by Ettore’s son Aldo, along with his sons Sandro and Marco, and his daughter, Michela. 143 more words

Budget Friendly

#tbt 1993 Elio Altare

This was one of my favorite wine experiences. At one of our tastings with Siliva she brought up a bottle for blind tasting. My dad was able to guess the grape and the year, one of his proudest moments. 9 more words


Short Term Lease

Duke,  little orphan calf, has lost his lease on the back two teats of Blush. Her natural calf, Maroon, has decided that he is now big enough to want the milk from all 4 spigots and Duke was kicked to the curb. 227 more words


Groceries, gelato, and a little touring

I went grocery shopping! Definitely one of the thrills of living in a new place, for me, is local produce, meats/cheeses, etc. The grocery prices are about on par with Canada, although I would have to say the quality seems higher (better temperatures probably help). 319 more words

Coriole Barbera

Coriole 2014 Barbera
Medium Fruity wine but still with a bit of Tanin finish.

Winesnobby description: Strawberry colour and flavour, still with some body and soft tannins. 58 more words


Getting wowed in Barbaresco

It’s not easy to get wowed these days. You see, I’ve been doing this wine thing professionally for nearly 20 years, and getting wowed happens less and less often it seems. 1,635 more words