Posts Tagged ‘Moscato d’Asti’

A morning with Gruppo Campari’s Enrico Serafino wines, and more, in northern Italy

On the appointed day in mid-November, no one was more surprised than I was, to find myself exactly in the right place at the right time: in the medieval hamlet of Canale, north of Asti, where Enrico Serafino’s offices are. (Hooray for Verizon GPS – it even works in Piedmont!) My tasting there ranged from […]

Barrels, sparklers and more in Piemonte this year

[See additional notes courtesy of Alan Tardi at end] Here I am in Piedmont, and no wonder I’m confused. Is it all about sales? Well, yes – to an extent. But it’s also about preserving history as well, I found, as I wandered hither and yon, tasting in many of the wine regions around Asti, […]