Tag: Piedmont

Postcard from Piedmont: Part VI

There is nothing better than the Langhe e Roero, Piemonte’s niche territory of castles, culinary delights and contemporary art. The southeastern area is a cornucopia of everything wonderful in Italy from the most prestigious and beloved wines like Barolo, Brunello and Dolcetto d’Alba, incredibly… Continue Reading “Postcard from Piedmont: Part VI”

Postcard from Piedmont: Part V

Piedmont which we’ve visited several times this year is a region in the north-west of Italy celebrated for its culture, baroque houses, elegant 19th century cafés, museums and sophisticated cuisine. People flock to the white-truffle fairs of Alba and to taste the acclaimed Barolo… Continue Reading “Postcard from Piedmont: Part V”

Postcard from Piedmont: Part IV

Dogliani turned out to be a charming gem, like many of the small towns and villages in Piedmont. It’s situated between the Langa Monregalese and Alba, and is the perfect destination for all those (like us) who love good wine and good food. The panorama,… Continue Reading “Postcard from Piedmont: Part IV”

Postcard from Piedmont: Part III

We had such an enjoyable time in Piedmont earlier this year that my beloved elected to visit again though, this time, we stayed in a different hotel for three nights. We drove to Langhe in Tom (my SMART) who was looking rather perky after… Continue Reading “Postcard from Piedmont: Part III”

One from the vaults: Postcard from Piedmont

I’m still dipping into my archives for those posts which feature trips to the Giro d’Italia. This one’s from the more recent May 2017 edition. This past week-end, we went back to Italy to watch a couple more stages of 100th Giro d’Italia and… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Postcard from Piedmont”