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Giuseppe Rinaldi: one of the last defying traditionalists of Barolo

Giuseppe Rinaldi: one of the last defying traditionalists of Barolo

Giuseppe ('Beppe') Rinaldi is of the rare vinous breed in the Northwestern Italian Piedmont. As one of the last traditional Barolo makers he strives to preserve his father's and grandfather's lifelong wisdom ...
Gaja: producing some of the most expensive wines in Italy

Gaja: producing some of the most expensive wines in Italy

Angelo Gaja was revolutionary in his winemaking approach that put the Italian Barbaresco on the premium world wine map. First, he convinced his father not to buy grapes from other ...
Ristorante da Cesare: painter and Piedmont' culinary legend

Ristorante da Cesare: painter and Piedmont' culinary legend

Ristorante da Cesare is a unique place where the chef is also an artist, but not only his plates are the canvases, as Cesare Giaccone also paints real art. Scattered ...
White Alba Truffle

Searching truffles in Piedmont

La Morra in Piedmont is one of the premium white truffle spots in the world. It has all the favorable conditions. The blend of oak, hazel, poplar and beech trees ...
Il Pagliaccio: gastronomic pinnacle of Rome

Il Pagliaccio: gastronomic pinnacle of Rome

It is a shame there are not more gourmet pleasures in Rome like Il Pagliaccio, whose chef Anthony Genovese, holds two Michelin stars… ...
Osteria di Fonterutoli: Tuscan wining and dining in a village with 24 generations of family winemaking

Osteria di Fonterutoli: Tuscan wining and dining in a village with 24 generations of family winemaking

Thomas Jefferson was inspired and enticed by his friend Philip Mazzei to incorporate equality into the American Declaration of Independence, but he also planted the seed for winemaking in Virginia, ...
white truffles on tajarin

Vintage 1997: truffle adventure in Turin

Hearty, generous and superb quality of ingredients. We came still in truffle season so everything one can imagine was or could be enhanced by tremendous truffles from Alba ...
Turin: chocolate capital of the Alps

Turin: chocolate capital of the Alps

The royal affair with sweet confectionery of its time and scarcity of cocoa when the infatuation was peaking made Turin chocolate so good. Torino is the "Regal city of Italy". The dukes of ...
Dolce Stil Novo: gastronomic adventure in Turin

Dolce Stil Novo: gastronomic adventure in Turin

Alfredo Russo is from Turin, but his cooking goes beyond the borders of the Northern Italian Piedmont region ...

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