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Alba White Truffle Fair 2022

Alba White Truffle Fair 2022

Something for the weekend, sir…? Yes, it’s that time again.  Every year, as October swings around, we gird our loins and prepare for the swarming hordes to descend on Alba for the International Alba White Truffle Fair.  Well, last year and the year before...
Wine, Food & More…

Wine, Food & More…

WINE, FOOD & MORE… Well, my last, brief, post was about Barbaresco in Festa – a once-a-year knees-up that finished far later than I stayed…It was, without doubt, one of the highlights of the social calendar: I recommend that you visit Piemonte next year for...
Barbaresco in Festa

Barbaresco in Festa

Barbaresco in festa Now, I now what you’re thinking – Barbaresco is always ‘in festa’ (partying) – but I am referring to a particular Barbaresco Festa that takes over the village for a big summer knees-up… 1st August 2022 saw the annual Barbaresco in...
Piemontese Wine – The Wines Themselves

Piemontese Wine – The Wines Themselves

This post is the second instalment of my exciting two-part guide to the wine regions, grapes and wines of Piemonte, with the focus on the Langhe, Roero and Monferrato, since that’s where I live.  In this post, I am going to look at the principal wines of the Langhe,...
Piemontese Wine – Regions & Grapes

Piemontese Wine – Regions & Grapes

What a land Piemonte is. Hemmed-in by majestic peaks, the Piemontese people settled like marbles in a bowl, making the best of what they found around them.  And what riches they found: snow-covered mountains and shimmering lakes; alpine meadows suitable for producing...