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Top 5 Recipes

I love cooking and I've shared some recipes with you; Here are my favorites so far. Friday Pizza  Panna Cotta Ragu  Broccoli Rabe  Ravioli

Vinmonopolet: Their selection

Vinmonopolet has a pretty good selection. Not as good as Cantina Communale in La Morra (and they don't have Emanuela either) but still pretty good. Want to know about good buys and new entries first? Sign up for my newsletter! Sign up here!

Barolo Birthday Weekend

Barolo Birthday Weekend is booked! I will, just like last year, spend my birthday in Barolo! Can't wait to be back there again, with all these wonderful people! Do you have any tips on where to go for food or wine? I know the area pretty well, but am always open to suggestions!    ... Continue Reading →

Wine Night at Cascina Nuova

Wine Night a la Piemontegirl Remember I asked you for advice on how to run a Wine Tasting? Well, here is how it went! My very talented friend Elena Baseotto made me some tasting sheets, and I decided to go for 3 wines next to each other: dolcetto, barbera and nebbiolo. The knowledge level among... Continue Reading →

Wine colors – a chart

Wine Colors provided by Wine Folly Wine Folly has a great color chart with an overview of the main wine colors, as you can see below. It is very common to describe a wine using color, and wine people have their own terminology, like pale amber or deep ruby. This chart also mentions the types... Continue Reading →

Testimonials

I am not sure you noticed, but I have a brand new page called "Testimonials" where some cool people have said some nice things about me. “Piemonte Girl is the best.  Naturally approachable and sincere, her love and enthusiasm for wine and the Piemonte region really shines through.  On top of that, she has the... Continue Reading →

Bottle Variance

Bottle Variance: A conondrum This Christmas, I experienced Bottle Variance for the first time. It was the strangest thing. We opened 2 Azelia Barolo Margheria 2004, but they tasted like two completely different wines. Both were good: there was nothing wrong with either of the wines, but when we were blind tasting, no one guessed... Continue Reading →

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