Tag Archives: Northern Italy

The Terroir of Barolo

Guests on our Barolo Walk and Wine tour in Piedmont enjoy some of the best wines in Italy in their breathtakingly picturesque terroir. Let’s begin by defining terroir: terroir refers to the complete natural environmental conditions in which a particular … Continue reading

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Trofie con Pesto alla Genovese – Trofie Pasta with Pesto, Potatoes and Beans

Italy is home to many spectacular destinations, but Liguria and Cinque Terre certainly rank towards the top. We spend a week exploring this amazing region on our Liguiria and Cinque Terre walking tours, feasting on seafood and pesto and focaccia. … Continue reading

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Agnolotti del Plin – Piedmont’s Favorite Stuffed Pasta

I recently returned to the lovely Italy region of Piedmont to continue to research for our Barolo Walk and Wine Piedmont Walking tour. I recall my very first trip to the region, and my first taste of the local stuffed … Continue reading

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Barolo – Where Luxurious Wines Spring from Italy’s Loveliest Vineyards

The most prestigious wine zone in the region of Piedmonte, and certainly a contender for the best in all of Italy, is the Barolo DOCG. Barolo is located in the Langhe, the southwestern portion of Piedmonte, a few miles from … Continue reading

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Rattatuia – Ratatouille from Liguria

I am off to Liguria next week, to discover the best locales for our new Liguria and Cinque Terre walking tour. As I prepare for each tour, I research extensively the local cuisine. This dish is a prime example of … Continue reading

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