Lirano: Wonderful Langa Terrain

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What is the Lirano? It is simply a wonderful land, a fabulous hill that gives tourists and locals the daily gift of a splendid 360 degree view. It is found between the municipalities of Sinio and Serralunga d’Alba, situated 400 meters above sea level, a position from which to enjoy a splendid view of the…

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Brazilian Futebol and Langa Wine…

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It is really a truism that football and wine are the two passions that tie Italy and Brazil. The first link has a historical nature while the second has more recent origins for the Brazilians, but they  both engross and move us in the same way. Yesterday I had the pleasure of hosting lunch for…

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60 month Parmigiano Reggiano, what would you suggest?

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While the grapevines are being washed by an intense rain and the wine is resting in the warmth of the wine-making cellar, the Christmas holidays have begun and, as always, food is the real protagonist at our table. Over the next days I will show you some of the delicious dishes that my mom makes…

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Barreling Down the Barbera “Lirano Soprano” 2010

Categories: Vineyards and wines

The Barbera d’Alba “Lirano Soprano” finished fermenting and we immediately transferred it into new casks of French oak of medium toast, in which we will induce malolactic fermentation. One can note the very intense red-purple colour of the wine. In this phase the wood will contribute to its stabilization.

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The perfect bunch

Categories: Stories, Vineyards and wines

In the popular imagination, the over-sized bunch of grapes never failed to make an impression, having been synonymous with an abundant and rich harvest. The times have changed, however, and the search for quality has brought about a shift to the concept of the “beautiful” bunch of grapes. Now, the bunch of grapes that I…

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The Barbera d’Alba “Lirano Soprano” 2007 has arrived!

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1500 extraordinary bottles of Barbera d’Alba “Lirano Soprano” 2007 officially went on the market in September. This wine knows how to wed the potency derived from a warm year and the mellow tannins that result from two years of aging. It is a wine of great impact and to some extent extreme, and it is…

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