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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


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


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