As if hosting Thanksgiving dinner isn’t stressful enough, you now have to select a crowd-pleasing wine to serve all those guests. But you can stop the stress before it even begins. This holiday season, look no further than the incredible Nebbiolo-based wines of Piedmont. Barolo, our favorite Nebbiolo wine, is your go-to red wine for […]
Upgrade your takeout night with these two simple, delicious ingredients : Truffle Oil and Barolo! Make your next dinner-in next level with this affordable and luxurious regional pairing. This video is brought to you by Barolo Week, sponsored by Fontanafredda, an iconic Barolo producer founded by the first king of Italy.
Welcome to Barolo, home to white truffles, rich pasta sauces, and most importantly, some of Italy’s greatest wines. Barolo, one of the most significant wine appellations in the world, is considered the king of Nebbiolo based wines, abundant in flavor and complexity. Here is your official breakdown to Barolo, Italy: This article is brought to […]
The mastering of food and wine pairing is not based on science alone; it requires a creative mentality, sensitive palate, and broad understanding of the complex tastes that both food and wine can offer, especially when their forces are combined. Not sure where to begin? When in doubt, regional pairings are a safe place to […]
The difference between Barolo, Brunello and Barbaresco is a story of two grapes, three wine regions, and traditional versus modern winemaking practices. It’s a good, and not coincidentally delicious, wine story.
For many of the most storied wine regions of the world, understanding them and the wines they produce can be overwhelming. Barolo is one such region. Besides Chianti, it is the most well-known and celebrated region in Italy. And, like Chianti, it’s had a long romantic journey to where it sits today in the world […]
When the season turns to fall, almost no other dish seems to embody the season quite like roast chicken. In the summer, no one wants to turn on the oven, allowing it to heat up an already overheated house, but as the air turns crisp, a warm oven is a welcome occurrence.
Almost everyone is familiar with at least Pinot Grigio and Chianti when it comes to Italian wines, and a few more of us even know the 3 B’s, Barolo, Barbaresco and Brunello, but that’s pretty much where the familiarity with Italian wine stops for most of us. But there’s a lot of great and diverse […]
I’m frequently asked this question at In Vino, my little Italian wine and food cave: What does the DOC and DOCG name on the neck of a wine bottle or appended to the name of a wine on our wine list mean? Is the wine better if it has it? Not necessarily better, but guaranteed. […]