Category Archives: Nebbiolo

Wine Blogging Wednesday 54: How do I love Piedmont? Let me count the ways

There are so many good things about Piedmont that I could hardly have been more excited about the 54th edition of the Wine Blogging Wednesday. David McDuff’s theme, A Passion for Piedmont, was really my kind of thing. I love just about everything about Piedmont, in every color and style. Recently, I wrote about Moscato, this [...]
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How on Earth Did I Forget About Italy?

For some odd reason, I haven’t written a single post about Italy, since I started this blog last July. I can’t explain why. I drink them regularly and enjoy them greatly Better yet, when I don’t know which wine I’d like to drink, my almost automatic choice is to go for an Italian wine. This realization [...]
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More Pressing Matters at Matassa – and a walk through the vineyards

Instead of picking a few grapes in the vineyards of Domaine Matassa, I spent more time in the cellar making myself as useful as I could, and truly learning just how physical winemaking can be. Let’s just talk about one of the many tasks I took part in during the end of my stay there : [...]
Also posted in Barolo, Domaine Gauby, Domaine Olivier Pithon, Jean-Philippe Padié, Laureano Serres, Matassa, Roussillon, Tom Lubbe, biodynamic wine, biodynamics, carignan, vineyard, winemaking | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment