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Dreaming of your next overseas trip

Dreaming of your next overseas trip

Looking for inspiration...?If you happened upon my previous blog post, you will know it contained season's greetings for Christmas & New Year.  But they feel long gone now and your holiday is over.  So you’ll be wanting some inspiration to keep you going through...

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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 we didn’t,...

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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 this...

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Barbaresco in Festa

Barbaresco in Festa

Barbaresco in festaNow, 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 Festa dinner in...

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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,...

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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...

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HOW TO GET TO THE LANGHE

HOW TO GET TO THE LANGHE

How To Get To The LangheRight, so you’ve taken the deep breath.  Now it’s time for the plunge: you’re going to Piemonte…You will probably need to know how to get to the Langhe, Roero and Monferrato if you want to visit Barolo & Barbaresco! Flying is probably the...

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This is a Customer Service Announcement

This is a Customer Service Announcement

The Wine Now Arriving is the delayed 2020 from Piemonte.  We apologise for the late running of this service…   Platform 1 for the Primis - I was going to say 'Express', but that's the last thing it's been...! As you may be aware, way back in the Light Ages –...

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Frankie Goes To Piemonte…

Frankie Goes To Piemonte…

...And you should, too. I was going to make this blog all about my wines finally reaching their buyers, but, given the imminence of Italy’s change in entrance requirements and what it means for travel, that post can wait a few days… Relax As you may or may not be...

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Right, let’s try again, shall we?

Right, let’s try again, shall we?

So we've had another Covid-permeated year, and another New Year to hope for better things than last year - it's all a bit déjà vu all over again... Well, Christmas came and went.  We spent it in England with family – the first one for 2 years. Before Noah...

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A month is a long time in the Langhe

A month is a long time in the Langhe

It was only last month that I stopped working in the winery – or in the vineyards and outside the winery with the pressure washer, to be precise - but it feels like a different geological epoch… So, following the launch of my range of wines, harvest was back on and,...

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