We always talk about wine pairings all the time. Specific food with specific wines, flavor profiles that match different characteristics… But what about pairing wine with something else? Wine and Games.
The grapes will come. The neat rows have no leaves and no fruit. Dark branches waiting, with patience and elegance. The hills are covered by silent lines that are like musical staffs in search of notes. The earth rests.
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.