The best moment of 2017? The match…

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Work is important, but sometimes it’s important to know how to have fun. We organized the first vineyard basketball match with the workers of the Rivetto company on the last day of the 2017 harvest. I’d say that the images are worth more than words and I can assure you that it was a real…

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RIVETTO SUITES

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What a big sigh of relief. Finally, after three years of work and fatigue, I am happy and proud to announce the official opening of our new project: the Rivetto Suites!! Four modern apartments, renovated in the building where the Rivetto winery began in the 30s, right in the center of the city of Alba….

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The Ryder Cup and Barolo

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What do golf and the world of wine have in common? Contact with nature, the importance of observation and patience. These are the elements that emerged in conversation with Francesco Molinari, the thirty-five-year-old world-ranking golf pro. I had the honour of presenting some of my wines at the Wisley golf club, where the famous golf…

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Minor Piedmont grape varieties in La Morra

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I am at Michele Chiarlo’s Cerequio Palas in Borgata Cerequio, La Morra. It is a splendid day; November in the Langa region is truly unique and fascinating, almost making me want to be a tourist, but this will have to wait as I am here now to introduce the Langhe Nascetta 2011 to a group of…

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A mid-September grape tasting

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  One morning in the middle of September, I went to Caselle to lead a training session for SAGAT staff at the airport wine shop/delicatessen, organised by the manager, Ms. Chiara Manzo. A few days before, I was told that, as per internal business regulation, the employees would not be able to consume alcohol, but…

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Cordero-Rivetto Barolo Vertical Wine Tasting at N1: buyer and journalist opinions

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On-the-spot impressions from the buyers and journalists who took part in the Cordero – Rivetto double vertical tasting Serralunga d’Alba Terrain of Tortonian origin, extremely clayey and calcareous, with a sub-alkaline reaction and a strong magnesium presence. Rich in marl under the surface. The microclimate in the hills of the Serralunga territory creates Nebbiolo grapes with…

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Keep an eye on those two

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Rivetto 64-78-85-94-99 Cordero 58-77-82-92-99 10 vintages, 10 Barolos, 10 fragments of our histories, for a peerless vertical tasting. Alberto Cordero and I, on the occasion of Nebbiolo Prima, wanted to offer buyers and journalists (30 total, coming from all over the world) what that they themselves described as a unique experience. Serralunga d’Alba against La…

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Food blogger gathering at #Albacamp

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A room “stuffed” with food bloggers! But they are not in cyberspace: they are in Alba, on via Mandelli, for Vinum. For a split second I felt like the cherry on the cake when I presented myself as the (non)blogger-wine-producer: it’s the collaborative (non)conference #AlbaCamp and each of the speakers presented his or her own…

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