Nadia Curto is a force of nature, bursting with energy (just like her cousin Silvia Altare). And she makes good wines to boot.
Silvia Altare, Protector of the grape, Queen of the Langhe, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, the Lady of the Annunziata.
So far, there are only 2 Arborina's available at Vinmonopolet: Elio Altare Barolo Arborina *sold out* Giovanni Corino Barolo Arborina 499kr Other producer's of Arborina include Renato Corino, Nadia Curto, Mauro Veglio and Bovio.
Cru - most of us are familiar with them, right? If not, a cru indicates a certain vineyard. And each cru has specific characteristics based on soil, altitude and exposure. When it comes to different cru, I think Arborina might be one of my favorite! It helps that many of my favorite producers make Barolo... Continue Reading →
Mauro Veglio Barolo Arborina 2011 If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you know I spend a lot of time with Mauro Veglio and his wife. And you probably also know that I am a huge fan, not just of their wines but of them. And their Barolo Arborina is no exception. 2011 was... Continue Reading →
This past week was a little special, because my dad (Signor Tony) turned 50! The wine consumption was slightly higher than usual, as you can see in the foto below, and the wines were incredible. This picture is from the "infamous" Pylsa & Barolo, which was located in Barolo this year. And another special feature... Continue Reading →
I have been to Mauro Veglio's winery many times, both for visits and for a coffee break. But I went back again for a visit this time because my brother had never been for an official winery tour and tasting. It's always a pleasure to spend time with Daniela, and Mauro of course (although it's... Continue Reading →