Minnesota visits Barolo: Podere Ruggeri Corsini

What fun to taste Nicola's at his home, right next to his family's vineyards

Way back in January, we met Nicola Argamante of Podere Ruggeri Corsini during a winemaker visit in Minnesota.  He braved -20° F temperatures to sell his wines around the midwest, a dedicated man! We told him that night that we would like to visit when we were in the Piedmont this summer, and we did! … Continue reading

Piedmont Sparkling Nebbiolo & a Pungent Anchovy Green Sauce #WinePW

Brut Metodo Classico Nebbiolo Rosé from Luigi Giordano

#WinePW Wine Pairing Weekend Holiday Entertaining! Welcome to the December edition of our monthly Wine Pairing Weekend group! December is holiday party time! Our job this month is to create some creative sparkling wine and appetizer pairings.   If you see this early enough, please join us December 13th at 10 a.m. Central Time. We’ll be … Continue reading

Sentieri: A Walk from Neive to Barbaresco and Back

Vineyard hike to Neive

#ItalianFWT 2 – The Piedmont This post is my contribution to a monthly exploration of food, wine and travel in the individual regions (20 in all) of Italy.  This month we discuss the Piedmont, located in the northwest corner of Italy.  Home of the famous wines Barolo and Barbaresco, the Piemonte offers much more than … Continue reading

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