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Day 5

Today was spent relaxing, both with this cutie pie and with some me time at the spa at Corte Gondina. My day tomorrow should be more exciting! Stay tuned!

My upcoming trip to Barolo

With the trip fast approaching, many plans have fallen into place. This time I would like to try a few new things as well as revisiting my favorite spots and my favorite people. Here are some of my stops this trip. More e Macine This osteria has become a staple during my trips, usually with... Continue Reading →

Azelia

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 →

Ciao!

Sorry for the little hiatus. I just graduated from BU so I've been a little busy... BUT, now I am in Piemonte, ready to stay here for 5 weeks and learn about wine. And of course drink lots and lots of wine.

Favorite Italian Whites Part 1

Pinner, Cavallotto: Cavallotto is obe of my favorite producers, their reds are fantastic. But I also love their whites. They make two, a Langhe Chardonnay and their Pinner. Although they are both good, I prefer the Pinner. It's a 100% Pinot Noir Herzu, Ettore Germano: Mr. Sergio Germano makes many good wines, but the Herzu... Continue Reading →

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