Results tagged with 'barbera'
Published Feb. 25, 2014
After celebrating Piemontese wine month in November, offering half-priced bottles of wine from Italy's northwestern Piedmont region, Zarletti Milwaukee, N. Milwaukee St., ups the ante with a wine dinner featuring famed and respected Barolo producer Vietti. We talked to Vietti winemaker Luca Currado from his home in Piemonte, Italy, in advance of his trip to Milwaukee.
Published Feb. 14, 2013
We all have a go-to grape, don't we? It may not be the best wine out there and it certainly may not be the most expensive, but that doesn't matter. It's a wine we know we love and that we know we enjoy. And isn't that what wine is really all about?
Published July 19, 2012
Maybe it's just me, but I find that one of the best reasons to go to Milwaukee's ethnic festivals (next to the people watching) is for the food. This is particularly true of Festa Italiana, the largest event of its kind in America today.
Published Oct. 17, 2011
Recently, I heard that Door County's Stones Throw Winery is planning a wine bar on Cathedral Square. So, I asked winery owner Russell Turco.
Published Dec. 21, 2007
Being a devoted drinker of barbera and other wines from Piemonte, I asked my friend Domenico Ravizza of Vicara in Rosignano, Italy, about the use of animal gelatins in wine there.
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So I was sitting in my car outside of a locally owned wine shop where I was going to meet a few of my contemporaries and taste through wines from Northern Italy. It was the start of what is going to be a "tasting group" organized by a local wine instructor. We were all going to bri...
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