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An Illustrated Guide to Barbera From Italy

An Illustrated Guide to Barbera From Italy

Barbera is quite the comeback story. Once the redheaded stepchild of Piedmont winemakers, relegated to the lesser vineyards behind its golden-boy brother Nebbiolo, Barbera is now known for making easy-drinking, acid-driven, everyday reds that pair with everything from pizza to barbecued meats. Some winemakers are even planting Barbera in top vineyards throughout the Langhe subregion […]

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What the Heck Is an Affogato

What the Heck Is an Affogato

We have a lot of foods to thank the Italians for: pizza, prosciutto, Parmesan cheese, virtually every pasta sauce imaginable, risotto, lasagna, tiramisu — the list goes on! But the Italians have more secrets up their sleeve, and it’s time to uncover them. The latest Italian treat to add to your repertoire? The affogato, your […]

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