I personally celebrate with Champagne. There's something about bubbles that puts me in a festive mood.
Silvia Altare, Protector of the grape, Queen of the Langhe, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, the Lady of the Annunziata.
Chiara is a fiery, feisty, fantastic person with boatloads of passion. And her incredible energy is contagious.
The year is 1992. In a cold, rainy little town called Stavanger, Oda Emilie aka Piemontegirl was born.
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 →
In the mountains, about 2 hours from La Morra, you will find a beautiful hotel called Chandarfei. Elio (along with some friends) has restored a tiny village in Castelmagno (just like a few other wine producers from Piemonte) where you can spend the night, eat, drink and relax. PSA: the road up is dicey, so... Continue Reading →