You can’t say you’d ever seen bagna cauda on a menu before I came to Asti. Even if You had, I don’t know if I would have ever tried it.
While each family may have its own traditions for Christmas, New Years Eve, New Years day or even Labor day, there is little to no discussion about what the menu is on Thanksgiving day.
Mario’s movements in the cellar are wise and ritualistic and to see wine tapped from the cask is a gift that warms the heart…
…In the country when one part ends, another one begins…
A tasty recipe, perfect for autumn, where Barbera d’Asti is the star of the dish, as well as being the perfect pairing wine.
The weather was perfect for harvesting. It wasn’t hot and there was a bit of a breeze. And I was wearing t-shirts and jeans.
“There was a time when women wore the earth as a dowry but could not inherit it.” But how was it possible then?
A day of blue. Just like the sky in late September, and the eyes of almost all members of the family Rovero. A day with Grignolino and Barbera especially, but also whites.
It was about ten o’clock, when a warm and sunny morning, like so many others, turned into a fascinating encounter with tradition, innovation, passion and quality.
Art, like wine, has a transformative quality, it is constantly changing, moving and creating new emotions and new styles, but at its core it is always art