Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Grapevine – The Big Reds of Piedmont

Some of Italy’s best red wines are produced in Piedmont.  Most of the regions grapes are grown on the hillsides of small family estates.  This mountainous and landlocked region is known for big bold red wines. Piedmont, in Italian means … Continue reading

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The Sip – February – Tappo-a-Tappo

In a small hole-in-the-wall Italian restaurant, I once fell in love with a dark, rustic & brooding character over a dish of spicy cioppino.  Surrounded by low-light ambiance and amazing food, by the end of the evening I had a … Continue reading

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