Centro Storico

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Welcome to Vinoteca Centro Storico! This is where the infamous Ciccio works, a man who also goes by the name Alessio. He is said to have the best champagne list outside of France, and I don’t think that is far from the truth.

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Apart from his excellent taste in Champgane, you also get really good food, a freindly staff and a great wine list. Ciccio’s wife also works there, and the two of them have created a marvelous restaurant. There is room for everyone, not just the regulars that have accumulated over the years.

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And more often than not, Ciccio does something crazy, like offer a blind tasting of a 1978 Barbaresco, Albino Rocca. If you’re lucky you will witness or even take part in these crazy shenanigans, and have a good story to tell your friends. You will also often run into winemakers from the area, who are there to enjoy a meal or have a quick drink with Ciccio.

Centro Storico is located in Serralunga, in the center, (Via Roma 6). You can call them at +39 0173 613203. They are closed Monday.

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5 thoughts on “Centro Storico

  1. Hello Piemontegirl,

    my Italian Pizzaiolo drink a albino rocca 1978 babaresco with me. Ist the same bottle you attached you post. It was amazing and I search the whole Internet, buts a bit difficult to get more information about the bottle. Do you have any infomation (where to buy, price, scores etc.)?

    Regards Toni

    • Hello, Have you asked Albine Rocca? You can send an email to the winery, maybe they know. Where are you located? Some US websites have it I think, like Rare Wine Co and Wine Searcher. Hope that helps.

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