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Really impressed with this - 2011 Cascina Chicco Roero Riserva Valmaggiore

It’s not often (enough!) that I’ve got a glass of wine that makes me repeat, like a broken record (dating myself here, oh well) exclamations, like wow!, and fantastic!, or really?, that’s amazing!; this was one of those wines/experiences. 488 more words

Tim Heaton

#ItalianFWT: Nebbiolo Beyond the B's This Weekend (Feb. 4th)!

We are so excited to this weekend’s upcoming Twitter chat entitled “Nebbiolo: Beyond the B’s” featuring Nebbiolo in “off the beaten path” regions such as yours truly: ROERO. 416 more words


Il Magico Paese di Natale è a Govone

Lucine, elfi, renne, alberi decorati, fatine, principesse del ghiaccio, musiche e mercatini….se volete respirare intensamente la magica atmosfera della festa più bella dell’anno dovete andare a Govone, ed entrare nel  733 more words

Recommended New Releases from Italy

Time to get caught up on new releases from Italy, beginning with a terrific dry Riesling:

2015 Ettore Germano Riesling “Hérzu” – For several years, Sergio Germano of Serralunga d’Alba, in the Barolo zone, has been releasing a dry Riesling from a vineyard near Dogliani. 837 more words

Roero Nebbiolo

Lucked into a bottle of Matteo Correggia’s 2007 Roero, a 100% nebbiolo that was a delight with some spinach and mushroom pasta.  Not as powerful as a Barolo from that year (a good one), the tannins had softened quite a bit making it quite quaffable if not overly booming.   66 more words

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Along the Wine Trail: Sommariva Perno & Vezza d’Alba


Sommariva Perno is the municipality with the smallest number of vine-planted hectares belonging to the DOCG denomination: 4.53 of Arneis and 0.91 of Nebbiolo, making up 0.53% of the vine-planted hectares belonging to the denomination. 403 more words