Wine from Piedmont, Italy

Josetta Saffirio

Visiting Josetta Saffirio Winery in Monforte d’Alba

Did you ever imagine what it must be like to be a young woman, about 21 or so, in the beginning of the 1970s with a strong passion to be… More »

Visiting Sylla Sebaste in Barolo

“Hello – I’m Eduardo,” says a tall young man as we enter the Sylla Sebaste winery in Barolo. It is a cold, grey day, but the Sylla Sebaste winery is… More »

Cascina Castlet

Visiting Cascina Castlet in Piedmont

“Welcome,” says elegant Maria Borio, owner of the Cascina Castlet winery in Costigliole d’Asti, as we enter her personal two story apartment for our wine tasting. We are in Monferatto,… More »

Luxurious Il Boscareto Resort in Piedmont

So what is this picture of a jacuzzi doing in an online magazine about wine? It is a snap from my favorite hotel in Italy, Il Boscareto, a luxury oriented… More »

Want to Save a Church? Try a Christies Auction!

  Recently I was invited to a fabulous artisanal Neopolitan pizza dinner at La Pizza Fresca in Manhattan featuring a treasure chest of top Barolo from the very best producers,… More »

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