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The Best Italian Panettone

THE BEST ITALIAN PANETTONE Wouldn’t you be curious to taste the “BEST PANETTONE IN PIEMONTE” and the 2nd Best Panettone in Italia in 2018? My friend Lisa and I set out on a hedonistic adventure to find Dolce Idea in a tiny town called Boves, at the foot of the...

Barolo Buyer’s Guide

BAROLO BUYER’S GUIDE Buying and investing wine can be intimidating… especially Barolo! This is why I have come up with my own Barolo Buyer’s Guide. A producer once told me, “ appreciating a Merlot or Cab is like classic art, appreciating Barolo is...

Barolo & Barbaresco Food Pairing

BAROLO & BARBARESCO FOOD PAIRING Barolo wine can put such pressure on you and even more… pairing food with Barolo! Is it still too young? How long should I decant it? Will it live up to my expectations? And most importantly, what should I pair it with?. As they...

Barolo VS Barbaresco

BAROLO VS BARBARESCO   So what is the difference between Barolo and Barbaresco and why is Barolo more famous? Let’s start by saying that they are both wines named after the appellation/region made from 100% Nebbiolo grapes. BAROLO Barolo as you know, is called the...

How to Bring Wine Back from Italy

HOW TO BRING WINE BACK FROM ITALY Italy can be a wine lover’s paradise! With every region having their own unique varietals and so many small family run wineries, it is not always easy to access these wines in your own country. You can still find extremely affordable...

Why You Should Join an Italian Wine Club

WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN AN ITALIAN WINE CLUB Have you ever wanted to join an Italian Wine Club but don’t know which one or how it works? Luckily the “wine club” idea has taken off in Europe so Italian Wine Clubs are starting to pop up more and more. Being from Napa,...