Category Archives: Piedmont

Wine for Normal People Podcast — Ep 182: Marina Marcarino of Punset, Organic Winemaking Pioneer of Barbaresco

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Ep_182__Marina_Marcarino_of_Punset_Organic_Winemaking_Pioneer_of_Barbaresco.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:24:58 — 97.4MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSContinuing the Women’s History Month winemaker series, I speak with Marina Marcarino of Punset in Barbaresco, Italy. She is one of Italy’s most respected and influential female winemakers. In the late 1980’s, she ignored...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 102 — Wines of Piedmont, Italy

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/102_Ep_102__Piedmont_Italy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSWe return from our baby/massive home renovation hiatus with a hugely important region in the wine world — Piedmont, Italy. We cover the major reds and whites, including Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera, Dolcetto, Arneis, Gavi, and Moscato. This...

Arneis: A Born Again Italian White

As I continue my quest for awesomeness and value in Italy, I dipped into the world of whites. I’ve traditionally shied away from Italian whites since, with the exception of a few from the south, I find most of them to have a bitterness and watery quality that are missing...