piedmont

  1. Giuseppe Vaira of G.D. Vajra: championing an organic spirit in Barolo

    Giuseppe Vaira of G.D. Vajra: championing an organic spirit in Barolo

    “At the heart of the G.D. Vajra Winery, occupying some of the highest land in Barolo, is an unquenchable, countercultural movement.”

    Joe Campanale ...

  2. Fratelli Ponte's Massimo Ponte on the Beauty of Barbera

    Fratelli Ponte's Massimo Ponte on the Beauty of Barbera

    Fratelli Ponte started when Carlo Ponte built a small wine cellar after World War II to make wine from his Barbera vines at Bricco Ronchesio in the San Damiano d’Asti area of Piedmont. Today his three grandsons Massimo, Ivan and Renato run the family business. Grape Collective talks with Massimo Ponte about what it means to make an authentic wine representative of the region.

  3. How a U.S. Convenience Store Magnate Is Turning Around Italy's Enrico Serafino Winery

    How a U.S. Convenience Store Magnate Is Turning Around Italy's Enrico Serafino Winery

    'So back home in Des Moines, he started looking for wineries. “I’m sitting there in the middle of Iowa. How do you find a winery in Italy? " Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher on convenience store magnate Kyle Krause's Italian wine odyssey
  4. Interview with Matteo Ascheri, President of The Barolo, Barbaresco, Alba, Langhe, and Dogliani Wine Consortium

    Interview with Matteo Ascheri, President of The Barolo, Barbaresco, Alba, Langhe, and Dogliani Wine Consortium

    "We are carefully planning our activities and strategy for the upcoming months to make sure we make the right choices for when the pandemic ends." -Matteo Ascheri
  5. Marina Marcarino of Punset Winery in Piedmont and the Agronomic Philosophy of Manasobu Fukuoka

    Marina Marcarino of Punset Winery in Piedmont and the Agronomic Philosophy of Manasobu Fukuoka

    "In the year 2007, I fell in love with Masanobu Fukuoka and I decided to add to the agriculture of not doing. The agriculture of not doing is not working. It is just the not impacting with nature, allowing nature to do its own job."
  6. Paola Lanzavecchia of Barolo Producer Villadoria

    Paola Lanzavecchia of Barolo Producer Villadoria

    Jason Borrows talks Barolo with Paola Lanzavecchia of Villadoria.
  7. Women Winemakers in the Piemonte-Langhe: The "Curse" Upended

    Women Winemakers in the Piemonte-Langhe: The "Curse" Upended

    We study women winemakers in major wine regions and what facilitates their success in the male-dominated field of winemaking. Reporting on prominent international wine regions where women are receiving increased recognition as winemakers is of particular interest.
  8. Renato Fenocchio Showing the Potential of Barbaresco

    Renato Fenocchio Showing the Potential of Barbaresco

    "Renato always told me that if the girls were raised with us then they could see the grapes from when they were flowers. Of course the girls wanted to taste the grapes and we could not say that they are poison and you can't eat them." Milva Fenocchio
  9. Annette Hilberg: Biodynamic Pioneer in the Piedmont

    Annette Hilberg: Biodynamic Pioneer in the Piedmont

    Piedmontese winemakers Annette Hilberg and Michelangelo Pasquero are redefining biodynamics.
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