Le Torri

Le Torri is a restaurant located in Castiglione, and I think it is one of the restaurants with the best views. If you are lucky enough to sit on the balcony, you have a beautiful view of Langhe. And the food is very good! They recently changed owners, and the new ones are doing very... Continue Reading →

Wine of the Week

Vietti Barolo Castiglione 2010 Wine: Barolo Castiglione Producer: Vietti Region/Appellation: Piemonte Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2010   Eye: Dark ruby red Nose: Cherries, strwaberries, hint of tobacco Mouth: Plum, spices, cherries. Good tannins with long finish.     Price Point: $58 Available at Vinmonopolet: Yes (but maybe not 2010 vintage)  

Day 4

Unfortunately, I did not bring my camera with me today but I have a few iphone photos. The day started at Vietti, where we tasted all their wines. This is something they do once a month to check the wines evolution in the barrels. After we went to lunch at Le Torri with the entire... Continue Reading →


I recently discovered, and befriended, the winemakers at Azelia. Located at the bottom of Castiglione, next to Paolo Scavino, you find the not so small winery of Azelia. It just so happens that Azelia, Cavallotto and Scavino are all related-- welcome to Barolo! At the Azelia winery, Lorenzo the son is now the 5th generation... Continue Reading →

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