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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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Byrne Vini Is Go!

Byrne Vini Is Go!

Finally, here is the big news… Well, maybe a little background would be nice.  Hold onto the fact that news is coming while you read this next part, or skip it if you’re the reader that looked at my blog post previously. I initially came to Piemonte in 2001...

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All Roads Lead To Rhône

All Roads Lead To Rhône

Ok, so I lied. I didn’t go to the Douro Valley.  I went to the Rhône, north and south.  It was fun.  Here’s a very lengthy post about it…(but I’ve bunged in plenty of pictures to help us along our way). As always, if it's in yellow, it's a link. I dropped Noah off at...

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The end of an error…Era?

The end of an error…Era?

Well, it has only been just over a month, but it feels like finishing my work in the vineyards and cellar at the end of July – because, you know, August in Italy - was an aeon ago… The last week was spent underground, laying all the recently filled bottles on their...

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White Light White Heat

White Light White Heat

Well, given that it is now just about summer – is the first week of June late spring, or early summer…? – I thought it high time I did a post about what has been going on here during the spring. White Light I will start with the most recent Italian news, since it’s...

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