Giovanni Rosso, Vignarionda and more

20/08/2019Community, WineClub, Winetasting, WineTour

Azienda Agricola Giovanni Rosso is a small, family-owned producer in Serralunga D’Alba, one of our favorite areas for the production of Barolo wines. Davide Rosso is an extremely knowledgable and talented winemaker who, after spending some time in Burgundy, decided to return to Langhe to express the full potential of his vineyards. At the time, … Read More

Provence and rosé

14/08/2019Community, Travel, Winetasting, WineTour

First day in Provence! Today we visited Chateau La Coste in Coteaux d’Aix, an incredible futuristic winery and art museum. Tadao Ando and Renzo Piano are among the many artists, the place also has a Michelin Star Restaurant and each art piece is conceived to be connected with the vineyards that surround the winery. A … Read More

The vines of San Lorenzo, Gaja winery

04/08/2019Community, Food, WineClub, Winetasting, WineTour

Edward Steinberg’s book tells the fascinating story of Angelo Gaja, probably one of the most famous wine producers in the world, responsible for turning Barbaresco wine into a celebrity. At the same time, it follows the whole production of a single-vineyard bottle with great precision without being too technical. ⁣ Among the best quotes you’ll … Read More

Cavallotto

02/08/2019Community, WineClub, Winetasting, WineTour

Among the Barolo villages there is one that we consider our favorite, mostly because of its beauty, its unique vibe, and the people that live in it, who welcomed us like we were family since day one. ⁠ Cavallotto’s home is in the Bricco Boschis, a beautiful estate rich in history and culture. The Bricco … Read More

Cappella del Barolo, Brunate

01/08/2019Community, Travel, WineClub, Winetasting, WineTour

Built in 1914 as a shelter for those who worked in the surrounding vineyards in case of storms or hail, and never consecrated, the Chapel of SS. Our Lady of Grace was purchased by the Ceretto family in 1970 along with 6 hectares of prestigious vineyards of Brunate. In ruins after years of neglect, it … Read More

Aurelio Settimo

17/07/2019Community, Food, WineClub, Winetasting, WineTour

What a spectacular bottle this was! Aurelio Settimo is a small winery in the hamlet of Annunziata in the Barolo region. This Rocche dell’Annunziata Riserva 09 gave me the impression of being is such a sweet spot that the bottle almost thanked me for opening it. Fresh, ripe, supple, with rich but smooth tannins, oak … Read More

Valdisole

08/06/2019Community, Food, Travel, WineClub, Winetasting, WineTour

Amazing experience at Valdisole Winery yesterday, a brand new project born in the Roero hills out of Giuseppe Amato’s creativity. Giuseppe’s approach to winemaking is where natural wine and Sommelier skills meet. “Natural wine” is all he does, but nothing is released unless it is technically and professionally approved. The wines are very clean and … Read More

Michelin stars in Langhe – laciaudeltornavento

15/05/2019Community, Food

Have you ever considered using several bottles of Chateau d’Yquem as tapestry for your walls? We had dinner and a lovely chat with Maurilio Garola @laciaudeltornavento about his passion for wine. His collection holds more than 60000 bottles from the best producers on the planet. It is carved in a tuff hill and half of … Read More

Organic and natural farming practices

15/04/2019Community, WineClub, Winetasting, WineTour

What a beautiful day in Langhe, budbreak has started and we are all looking forward to the new vintage. These vines are from a very famous vineyard called Cannubi, which is in the heart of the Barolo valley. We only work with producers who follow organic and natural farming practices, living in close contact with the … Read More