Indigenous Varieties: Neretta Cunese

This week's indigenous variety is called Neretta Cunese. It hails from the province of Cuneo in Piedmont, a town that I have never been to but one that has always interested me for personal and professional reasons. Someone I have been close to for many years was born in Cuneo. She often tells stories about... Continue Reading →

Dolcetto di Dogliani: A Old Favorite

My first wine from Piedmont was a Dolcetto di Dogliani from the Podere Luigi Einaudi winery. I remember the wine because it was delicious but also because it came from the winery owned by the family that gave Italy it's first prime minister, Luigi Einaudi. Einaudi led Italy from 1948-1955, a difficult time for the... Continue Reading →

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