Monthly Archives: September 2018

Nebbiolo spumante on tenterhooks

If you could hold your breath for the whole of the harvest, you would. I honestly don’t know how the farmers cope with the pressure. Around the time these Barolo grapes are maturing, anything could happen. The dangers range from … Continue reading

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Bossolasco artists- forme e colori, Langhe art exhibition

I fell in love with the town of Bossolasco the very first time I went there. Il paese delle rose – or the town of roses – they call it around these parts. Every year, the first Sunday in June, … Continue reading

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The big bunch – Fontana Fredda harvest festival

Tomorrow I’m going to the 2018 Fontana Fredda harvest festival or Festa della Vendemmia. Music, street food and barefoot grape pressing. Hopefully it will be a fitting way to see in the 2018 Barolo vintage and certainly take a tour … Continue reading

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Monviso views and Piemonte skies

I come from a country of big skies. And I would not have necessarily put Italy on that list. But I am thankful that it is and that I have been proved wrong. This particular picture was shot after the … Continue reading

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