Women in Wine Fridays: A Chat with Ambra Tiraboschi, Producer of Lugana from Ca Lojera (Lombardy)

Lugana month at Eataly is half over. Don’t miss your chance to try these wines and to take a class from the talented wine director about them. I don’t think you’ll be disappointed. Yesterday was my birthday and I want to thank everyone who came out to celebrate me in one way or another. I drank a lovely bottle of Muscadet with seafood and was reminded why I always associate this wine made from Melon de Bourgogne with Summer, because it is a perfect fit with oysters and all shellfish.

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Lugana

Earlier this year I was lucky enough to go on a press trip to Lugana. Carlo Veronese, the Director of the Consortium for the region, was wearing the above sweatshirt which really struck my fancy. The first evening of the trip, a small group of journalists and I were invited to a dinner at Ca Lojera where we were greeted by the lovely and extremely coridal Ambra Tiraboschi. Ambra and five of her colleagues from Lugana offered us different wines to try at that occasion along with the traditional foods of Lake Garda. My friend and fellow journalist Dave Buchanan had this to say about part of our trip.

Lake Garda

I was happy to see Ambra in late July at a class on Lugana at Eataly. Lugana is being celebrated at the Italian luxury supermarket this month as I wrote in a previous post on Avvinare.

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