Monthly Archives: June 2013

Some Welcome Delights: Wines from Mauro Sebaste

Fine wines from Mauro Sebaste, including a deft Arneis that displays considerable finesse, a delightfully bright Nebbiolo D’Alba, and a Barolo Prapò that is quite young, but will go places, and be worth waiting for. In short, wines to enjoy! Continue reading

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Garantito IGP: Up there, a great “Belvedere,” and More

Giancarlo Montaldo introduces us to the Ristorante Belvedere in Montà (Piemonte, not far from Alba). Fine, fine cooking and a superb wine list! Continue reading

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Garantito IGP: A Romantic Dinner with Your Loved One? Take a Trip Around Rome with TramJazz!

Going to Rome and want to enjoy a very different romantic evening? Roberto introduces us to Tram Jazz, a dinner on a restored 1947 trolly, to the tune of live jazz music! Continue reading

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Garantito IGP: Grand Hotel Palazzo, A Vacation Drawn Up Around The Client

To begin, some exciting news: Lorenzo Colombo of Vinealia has joined us, becoming the 6th Giovane Promettente, or Young And Promising Wine & Food Writer. It is therefore fitting that he take the stand: Many hotels boast tailoring vacations to … Continue reading

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Garantito IGP: Waxing Nostalgic, or: Chowder

This time I take the Stand. I have been living in Italy for more than 30 years by now, and Italians occasionally ask me what I miss about the United States. To be honest, not much aside from childhood friends … Continue reading

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