Happy Easter with Vinitaly’s designer recipes

A preview of Vinitaly with the menu created by chefs Enrico Bartolini (starter), Piero Bertinotti (first course), Fabio Baldassarre (second course) and Massimo Spigaroli (dessert) – the stars of “Designer Restaurant” during the most important professional exhibition dedicated to wine scheduled in Verona 7-10 April. Verona, 29 March 2013 – Haute cuisine recipes for Easter lunch … Continue reading

Art, culture, safeguarding the territory … and wine

3rd March 2012 in Oltrepò Pavese, an event which combines the discovery of traditions with the needs of a region which Gianni Brera defined as “A land shaped like a bunch of grapes “ The event on 3rd March will be full of information and will be held at “La Colombina”, a historical farmhouse dating back to 1820 … Continue reading

2 weekends to discover the Langhe region with Terre da Vino

Terre da Vino introduces the most famous oenological region through literature, photography and cuisine. You can discover the beauty and uniqueness of Langhe landscapes thanks to Terre da Vino, which will lead you to a photographic course into the vineyard with the help of a professional photographer (Pierluigi Vaccaneo, www.pierluigivaccaneo.com) Guests will spend the fisrt day in … Continue reading

Enrico Rivetto, Rivetto winery, Alba (Piemonte), Italy

        Enrico Rivetto is representing the forth generation of the wine makers from Piemonte.  Rivetto family is one of the oldest winemaking families of the region – they have been making wine for over 100 years. Today this medium size estate occupies some 35 hectares, 20 of which are vineyards, and faces the spectacular Serralunga d’Alba castle … Continue reading

Discovering the Tastes

RED BARBERA plummy and cherryish undertones of sweet vanilla The high-in-acid BARBERA grape of north-western Italy is a chameleon-like grape which changes considerably according to yield. As an everyday variety, it is a juicy glugger but it can metapmorphose into a concentrated, rich, plummy and cherryish wine with undertones of sweet vanilla and spice when … Continue reading