Posts Tagged: Piedmont

Verduno

Piedmont & Liguria 2014: Part One

We recently returned from our annual trip to Piedmont and Liguria, to visit growers, taste their wines, enjoy the food of the region and most importantly┬áto celebrate the wedding of our great friend in Barbaresco, Olek Bondonio. Having arrived at Torino airport we grabbed a car and headed straight to the Castello del Verduno, the…

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Vermut

The Art of Vermut

On a recent trip to Barcelona perhaps the most enjoyable (and certainly the most civilised) thing we did was participate in the twice-daily ritual of vermut. Before lunch or dinner, locals take an hour to meet with friends and have a couple of glasses of vermouth with some salty snacks. The vermouth is usually made…

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