Roero Chronicles

21/12/2020Community, lifestyle, WineClub, Winetasting, WineTour

Roero Chronicles part II – What’s your favorite Arneis? I’ve never been a fan of Arneis, historically being “just the white grape” Nebbiolo producers used to farm in order to add some diversity to their line up. All the attention always went towards the red grapes, resulting in some very boring whites. I was relieved … Read More

Alberto Oggero

17/12/2020Community, Food, lifestyle, WineClub, Winetasting, WineTour

Alberto Oggero Roero 2018 How much Roero have you had recently? Any favorite producer in mind? We’ve been walking around some pretty steep sandy hills lately for our 2021 selection and damn these guys are rocking! Young blood, fresh ideas and a lot of dedication, a new wave of exceptional winemakers and farmers is on … Read More

First restaurant in months!

16/12/2020Community, Food, lifestyle, WineClub, Winetasting, WineTour

Name your favorite restaurant and dish in Piemonte 👨🏻‍🍳👩🏻‍🍳 Yesterday we finally enjoyed a delicious lunch out after weeks of lockdown measures. The first place we went to is Argaj in Castiglione Falletto, where Andrea and Valentina do an excellent job in offering a super fresh menu that combines tradition with modern cuisine. The wine … Read More

Renato Fenocchio

05/12/2020Community, lifestyle, WineClub, Winetasting, WineTour

“Renato Fenocchio, farmer in Neive”. We spent a lovely afternoon walking around the cru Cottà with Milva, Renato’s wife, who shared with us her knowledge and her core values. Among the first to understand what natural farming really means (possibly too far from what BIO means), Milva and Renato dedicated their life to 6 hectares … Read More

Thanksgiving in Alba

25/11/2020Community, lifestyle, WineClub, Winetasting, WineTour

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” — Albert Einstein 2020 has been the most challenging year of our entire existence, from a personal perspective and for our business. We consider ourselves extremely lucky because of … Read More

Coppo Flash Sale

09/11/2020Community, lifestyle, WineClub, Winetasting, WineTour

With both feet on Barbera’s terroir A famous winemaker once stated “There are three things that matter in wine: terroir, terroir, terroir.’ 
We all know how obsessed Piemonte producers are with expressing location through their wines: over centuries, 181 cru or “single vineyards” have been identified in the Barolo area alone, each with its own identity, … Read More

Unesco

04/11/2020Community, lifestyle, Travel, WineClub, Winetasting, WineTour

Drove around a little this afternoon, the feeling of peace and harmony was unparalleled. ⁠ ⁠ From the Unesco World Heritage website:⁠ ⁠ “The vineyard landscapes of Langhe-Roero and Monferrato in Piedmont consist of a selection of five distinct winegrowing areas and a castle, whose names evoke profound and ancient expertise in the relationship between … Read More

What is a Wine Club?

01/11/2020Community, lifestyle, WineClub, Winetasting, WineTour

“What is a Wine Club?” ⁠ ⁠ That was one of the first questions I asked on my first day of training in California back in 2015. Born and raised in Piemonte, we both had never heard of such a concept. We then realised that most wineries had transitioned to a direct to consumer model … Read More