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Bosio 2014 Barbera D'Asti

Barbera D’Asti DOCG, Piedmont, Italy; 13% ABV
(pretty sure it was) $6 at the Richmond, CA, store

This wine’s back label touts “rich plum and blackberry flavors,” and  I agree with this description.  146 more words

Red

The Little Sweet One

Anyone who has ever enjoyed a meal in an Italian restaurant (haven’t we all?) will be familiar with the word ‘dolce’ – the dessert or pudding course.  304 more words

Wine

G.D. Vajra Dinner at Ely Wine Bar

G.D. Vajra Dinner at Ely Wine Bar With Giuseppe Vaira

Last month my wife and I were invited to a wine dinner at Ely Wine Bar… 1,002 more words

Tasting Events

Cast iron: the cookware that does it all

Cooking with fresh ingredients is all fine and good, but if you don’t have quality cookware, you just might be missing a significant part of the health and joy of cooking.   1,314 more words

Eats & Drinks

Something for the Weekend

Maretti Langhe Rosso, Barbera Nebbiolo, 2013

By Fergal Gleeson

Maretti Langhe Rosso has a cool label bringing to mind Campari and Frederico Fellini films. This is a smart looking bottle that will impress at the dinner party or barbeque. 325 more words

Red Wine

Wine of the Week

Vietti La Crena 2011

Wine: La Crena

Producer: Vietti

Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy

Grape varieties: Barbera

Vintage: 2011

Eye: Rich ruby purple color

Nose: Raspberry, cherry, some vanilla and spices… 15 more words

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