Some Favorite Wines from Piemonte not named Barolo or Barbaresco

Lucrezia Carrega, Malabaila di Canale (Photo ©Tom Hyland) I’ve just returned from eleven busy days in Piemonte and as usual, enjoyed a great time. The food was especially awesome this time, being able to dine at so many special places (Felicin in Monforte, Tota Virginia in Serralunga and Trattoria La Libera in Alba – this last … Continue reading Some Favorite Wines from Piemonte not named Barolo or Barbaresco

Arneis

One of the joys of Italian wines is finding a wine like no other; Arneis, a dry white from Piemonte is one of those treasures. The word Arneis is roughly translated in local dialect as “rascal.” This is used to describe a youngster who gives his or her parents a bit of trouble. Arneis can … Continue reading Arneis