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Baroliadi 2018

This summer I was able to join the La Morra team in their annual competition: Baroliadi! Picture a sort of Olympics/triathlon with games centering around wine. Sounds like a recipe for success right?! Well it was! There were 4 different games. First there was the egg toss, where you had to catch an egg in... Continue Reading →

Mangialonga 2018

Have you ever been to Mangialonga? If not, you should! I mean, a day of food, wine and beautiful landscape - who can say no to that? I've mentioned Mangialonga before, but basically it's just a walk where you stop along the way to eat and drink. You work your way through the courses and... Continue Reading →

Corte Gondina – The Place to Stay

Corte Gondina - A Home Away From Home Corte Gondina - A beautiful boutique hotel in La Morra. If you ever find yourself in Piemonte, I highly recommend Corte Gondina in La Morra. This should come as no surprise for those who know me, as I frequent the beautiful hotel in the main streets of... Continue Reading →

Winery Wednesday

Aurelio Settimo During my visit to Piemonte this time around I decided to visit a few new wineries. Aurelio Settimo was one of them. The winery started making their own wine in the 1950's, after having been farmers for decades. Today, the winery is run by Tiziana, the daugther of Aurelio, and the philosophy of... Continue Reading →

Birthday Weekend

Just returned from 3 wonderful days in La Morra with fantastic people, good food and excellent wine! The weather was beautiful - I love it when the mountains are visible! Visited the usual places (Centro Storico, Cavallotto, More e Macine etc) but also some new places. Already looking forward to going back!

Save the date!

Mangialonga 2018 - August 26th Mark your calendars people! Mangialonga 2018 will take place August 26th. Sorry for using the same picture over and over, but come on - how cool are those women! Both Silvia and Jenny are truly amazing women, taking the wine world by storm! Can't wait to see them again soon!

Ho prenotato? Did you make a reservation?

Ho Prenotato? Did you make a reservation? These phrases are commonly heard in the local restaurants in Langhe. As the region is becoming more and more popular, the restaurants are of course filling up, especially during the busiest seasons. Restaurants like More e Macine and Osteria Veglio are often very full! So, my advice to... Continue Reading →

Mangialonga: Are you going this year?

Mangialonga: A Non-Competitive Enogastronomic hike August is the month of Mangialonga. Do you have plans August 27th? If you don't, there is still time to buy your Mangialonga ticket! Don't know what it is? Read about it here.    

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