Bruno Giacosa

Although I never had the chance to meet him, I know for sure that the wine world has lost a true legend. It has been a pleasure reading what people had to say about him, and I am sorry I never had the chance to experience it first hand. Antonio Galloni calls him the "Maestro... Continue Reading →

Chiara Boschis

If you don't know very much about wine or the Barolo region, you should visit Chiara Boschis. Her visits are chock full of information; she will take you all the way from the roman times to the present, giving you a full history of the region. Chiara is one of the "Barolo Boys" (yes, I... Continue Reading →

Labor of Love

I enjoy reading wine books, browsing the pictures, learning about grape varieties and wine regions. The newest addition to my wine book collection is "Labor of Love" by Suzanne Hoffman. I actually had the pleasure of meeting Suzanne at a dinner last summer. At the time I was working with Silvia Altare at her winery.... Continue Reading →

Femmes Fatales

Territoriet does a good job of gathering wine people, and this time was no different. Veslem√ły, part of the Moestue group, had organized for Chiara and Claudia to come and show their wines. The theme for the night was "Femmes Fatales", which is fitting as these women are strong characters in Piemonte. Chiara Boschis is... Continue Reading →

Fratelli Revello

I have been the Piemonte region quite a few times, and each time I try to visit some new places. On the list this time was Revello. My good friend Elena is the daughter of the winemaker and she was able to arrange a visit, a tour of the cellar and a tasting of some... Continue Reading →

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