Category Archives: Italy-Barolo

“Solo Nebbiolo!” Autumn Wine Tasting

Fri. 10/10 4-7p in Belmont; Sat. 10/11, 1-5 both stores It’s autumn, leaves are turning, it’s crisp and cool, and there’s only one thing we want to drink: NEBBIOLO! Join us on Fri. 10/10 in Belmont and Sat. 10/11 in … Continue reading

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2010 VIETTI Barolo crus: Stratospheric!

Three top 2010 Barolo crus available: Brunate, Rocche & Lazzarito $155 ea “The 2010 Barolos will go down as some of thegreatest wines ever made at this historic property… Wine lovers will not want to miss Vietti’s 2010s — they … Continue reading

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Autumn in Piedmont, Part 1

The culinary riches of Piedmont, Italy begin now! The autumn season in Italy’s Piedmont region is a culinary extravaganza of the earth: in early fall, the gloriously large porcini mushrooms are foraged and served in risotto, sautes and fritto misto. … Continue reading

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