Discover Piedmont’s Real Roero in Chicago June 12th!

Nestled in the northwest corner of Piedmont, Roero is a rising star and hidden gem. Join us for a taste of the region’s elegant Nebbiolo’s and refreshing Roero Arneis. The area’s sandy soils create a mineral character truly unique to the area, different from its famous counterparts. 

During the hour-long seminar presented by Carlo Deltetto of Deltetto Winery and Aldo Zaninotto of Osteria Langhe we will have a taste of Roero Arneis Spumante, Roero Arneis, Roero, and Roero Riserva (including older vintages.) A true value for any wine list, be one of the first to discover this delicious region. Following the seminar, we will have a wine bar of additional wines to taste (including some seeking representation.)

Please RSVP directly to cchamberlain@wineandcollc.com or via this link: https://discoverpiedmontsrealroerochi.splashthat.com/ 

We look forward to welcoming you on Monday,  June 12 to Sepia!

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Discover Piedmont’s Real Roero in SF Monday June 5th

Nestled in the northwest corner of Piedmont, Roero is a rising star and hidden gem. Join us for a taste of the region’s elegant Nebbiolo’s and refreshing Roero Arneis. The area’s sandy soils create a mineral character truly unique to the area, different from its famous counterparts. 

During the hour-long seminar presented by Carlo Deltetto of Deltetto Winery and Chris Miller of the San Francisco Wine School, we will have a taste of Roero Arneis Spumante, Roero Arneis, Roero, and Roero Riserva (including older vintages.) A true value for any wine list, be one of the first to discover this delicious region. Following the seminar, we will have a wine bar of additional wines to taste (including many seeking representation.)

Discover the heart of Roero on June 5th.

Questions and comments please email: cchamberlain@wineandcollc.com

RSVP: https://discoverpiedmontsrealroerosf.splashthat.com


Labor of Love: Wine Family Women of Piemonte heads to SF Sept. 11

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Calling all Californian wine lovers!

Suzanne Hoffman, author of the recently penned Labor of Love: Wine Family Women of Piemonte continues its official book launch in the fine city of San Francisco in conjunction with the San Francisco Wine School.

Hoffman’s book celebrates the winemaking families of Piedmont with a focus on the matriarchs of 22 prestigious wine families and their role – often behind-the-scenes – in the success of these families.

The first-of-its-kind book explores a side of Piedmont previously untapped and leaves wine lovers and novices alike with a renewed sense of the region.

Can’t make it to San Francisco? Hoffman will be in Walnut Creek at Prima on Sept. 9th for a special book signing and aperitivo featuring the wines of our favorite region, Roero, alongside some of our prestigious neighbors. Tickets $45 at the door for the tasting; $85 with book included.

For SF, tickets are $65 in advance, additional details below.

CELEBRATE THE WINES OF PIEMONTE, ITALY 

Guided Tasting  I  Book Reading  I  Walk-Around Tasting

Join the San Francisco Wine School at 2pm on Sunday, September 11th as we celebrate the wines and wine producers of Piemonte, Italy.

Master sommelier David Glancy will kick things off with a guided-tasting of four fine Piemonte wines. This will be complemented by readings and personal commentary from Suzanne LeBlanc. Suzanne has just published “Labor of Love: Wine Family Women of Piemonte.”  Her 320-page book tells the fascinating and dramatic stories of the wine women from 22 multi-generational wine-producing families.

Next, enjoy a walk-around tasting of more than 25 Piemonte wines sponsored by Henry Wine Group, Gregory Condes, & Kobrand.  Among this line-up of celebrated producers: Azelia, Michele Chiarlo,  COPPO, Matteo Correggia,  Monchiero Carbone, Damilano,

Bruno Giacosa, Marenco, E. Pira e Figli by Chiara Boschis, Produttori del Barbaresco, Paolo Scavino and La Spinetta.

Wines and book  will be available for purchase at the event.  Suzanne will be available during the tasting for autographs and questions.

 

#RealRoero Tasting in NYC a Huge Success!

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New York City discovered Piedmont’s Real Roero Tuesday, May 17th  with the wines from nearly 20 producers and an in-depth seminar led by Jeffrey Porter, Beverage Director of the B & B Hospitality Group and Tom Hyland, Author of the upcoming book The Wines & Foods of Piedmont with guest speakers Lucrezia Malabaila of Cantina Malabaila and Carlo Deltetto of Deltetto Winery.

The standing-room-only seminar was packed with journalists and sommeliers from some of New York’s top outlets all eager to learn more about the Roero and its Arneis and Nebbiolo wines.

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Back Row: Dino Tentawi of Vignaioli Selections , Lucrezia Malabaila of Cantina Malabaila, Fabrizio Battaglino of Battaglino Fabrizio, Andrea Calorio of Fratelli Calorio, Francois Rousseau of Winebow, Erica Parker of Winebow, Giorgia Meraviglia of Cascina Pozzo, Gianmario Marchisio of Cascina Pozzo, Jennifer Lucia of Skurnik Wines, Antonio Corscia of Costa Catterina, Marco Porello or Marco Porello Winery, Constance Chamberlain of Wine & Co. LLC, Stephanie Artner of Wine & Co. LLC Front row: Daniele Pelassa of Pelassa Winery, Jack Clark of Vignaioli Selections, Isabella of Taliano Michele, Giovanni Roagna of Casina Val Del Prete, Andrea Careglio of Cantina Careglio, Carlo Deltetto of Deltetto Winery, Enzo Agrestal of Tenuta Carretta, Weston Hoard of The Piedmont Guy

The feedback from the attendees was incredible. Many commented that this was the first time they had ever had the opportunity to have so many of these wines side-by-side and that they learned so much from the tasting.

We are so excited to have brought this great event to New York City!

Check out the photos for more: Discover Piedmont’s Real Roero.

 

 

Discover Piedmont’s Real Roero May 17th

Join us May 17th for a taste of Roero, Roero Riserva, Roero Arneis and Roero Arneis Spumante and discover Piedmont like you never have before!

We are proud to present the first-ever large-scale Roero tasting in the US featuring nearly 20 producers and hundreds of bottles of wine.

Sign up today here.

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Interested to learn more? Join us for the seminar portion in the morning. Request a seat here.

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Qualified trade & press only. Credentials required at the door.

See you soon!

Roero Days March 20 – 21in Roero!

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The Roero Days are coming up next week and we are excited to share the program with you! Traveling through Piemonte? It’s not too late to join.

Check it out: 

ROERO DAYS: TWO DAYS WITH THE EXCELLENCE OF 10 YEARS OF DOCG

The Roero Tutelary Consortium will let the public discover this denomination of Piedmont thanks to vertical tastings, workshops, walk around tastings and debates

 20th -21st March 2016

Reggia di Venaria Reale (TO) – Cascina Medici del Vascello

REGGIA DI VENARIA (TO) -. A 10-year sensory journey in order to discover one of the most prestigious wine regions of Piedmont, now recognized as World Heritage Site.

This is the program of Roero Days, a two days event at the exclusive mansion Cascina Medici del Vascello of the Reggia di Venaria Reale (Torino). The dates to save are the 20th and the 21st of March 2016, from 10.45 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event, organized by the Roero Tutelary Consortium, will let the public discover the wines of this Docg, the arneis-based whites and the nebbiolo-based reds, thanks to vertical tastings, workshops, walk around tastings and debates with some of the most important critics and experts in the wine field.

 

The Reggia, part of the Residenze Sabaude and a World Heritage Site, will be the background for the presentation of around 250 wines of 100 wine producers of the area.

The event (free of charge if you previously register at www.consorziodelroero.it) will also include a direct debate among the vignerons, thanks to a room dedicated to the single producers with tasting tables.

Wine-lovers and expertises will also have the chance to take part at tasting workshops (all on reservation, free of charge for the professionals, with entrance fee for the public) with in-depth presentations of the characteristics of the arneis and nebbiolo based Docg wines, produced in the Roero area. The prestigious professionals who will lead this seminars will be: Daniele Cernilli (Guida essenziale ai vini d’Italia, Doctor Wine), Gianni Fabrizio (Vini d’Italia del Gambero Rosso), Fabio Gallo (Associazione Italiana Sommelier), Giancarlo Gariglio (Slow Wine), Eleonora Guerini (Vini d’Italia del Gambero Rosso), Vittorio Manganelli (wine and food critic) and Paolo Zaccaria (e-book Wines of Roero). At the end of each tasting, in the Restaurant hall, the participants will be delighted by two dishes prepared by the Restaurants Enoteca di Canale of Davide Palluda and Il Centro di Priocca owned by the Cordero Family.

In the glasses, the wine-lovers and the professionals will have not only the last vintages but also historical harvests and the chance of tasting the potentials of their evolution. Two vertical tastings of fifteen years of Roero nebbiolo grapes and ten of Roero arneis.

Roero days will also give the chance to get to know the differences among the several Piedmont wines through tasting comparison of the most significant regional whites and the most important nebbiolo based denomination.

Three kinds of tastings. The first will be Roero, also Riserva, from 1999 to 2013 and Roero Arneis from 2006 to 2015.

The second, blind, will let discover the potentials of the Roero Docg wines, in comparison with to the others Piedmont wines.

This tastings will include 2 moments:

I Nebbioli del Piemonte a confronto: Roero Docg compared with Barolo, Barbaresco, Ghemme and Carema

I Bianchi del Piemonte a confronto: a tasting of Roero Arneis with the most renowned whites such as Gavi, Erbaluce and Colli Tortonesi Timorasso.

The third type of tasting will include the vintages currently in the market

There will also be a round table “The identity of Roero Docg and the market prospects” on Monday 21st March, at 2 p.m. with Daniele Cernilli, Oscar Farinetti, Alessandro Masnaghetti, Roberto Racca, Ueli Schiess and the president of the Roero Tutelary Consortium Francesco Monchiero. Moderators: Cavallito & Lamacchia.

Two publications will also be presented during the event:

  • Sunday, 11 a.m. – Vent’anni di Roero (Twenty years of Roero) by Davide Palluda
  • Sunday, 2 p.m. – the e-book Wines of Roero, by Paolo Zaccaria.

PROGRAM

– Sunday, 11 a.m.: Presentation of Vent’anni di Roero (Twenty years of Roero) by Davide Palluda

With the author Rocco Moliterni and Luciano Bertello

– Sunday, 11,30 a.m: Ten years of Roero Arneis – 2004-2013

– Sunday, 1 p.m.: Fifteen Years of Roero Riserva – 1996-2010

– Sunday, 2 p.m. – the e-book Wines of Roero, by Paolo Zaccaria

With Paolo Zaccaria

– Sunday, 3 p.m.: Preview Roero Arneis 2015, presentation Roero 2013 and Roero Riserva 2012

– Sunday 4,30 p.m.: Nebbiolo 2011 of Piedemont in comparison – Barbaresco, Barolo, Bramaterra, Carema, Gattinara, Roero, Roero Riserva

– Sunday 6 p.m.: 2013 whites of Piedmont in comparison – Colli Tortonesi Timorasso, Erbaluce di Caluso, Gavi, Roero Arneis

– Monday, 11,30 a.m.: Ten Years of Roero Arneis – 2004-2013

– Monday,1 p.m.: Fifteen years of Roero Riserva – 1996-2010

– Monday, 2 p.m.: Round Table “The identity of Roero Docg and the market prospects”

Moderators: Cavallito & Lamacchia, with Daniele Cernilli, Oscar Farinetti, Alessandro Masnaghetti, Roberto Racca, Ueli Schiess, the president of the Roero Tutelary Consortium Francesco Monchiero.

– Monday, 3 p.m.: Preview Roero Arneis 2015, presentation Roero 2013 e Roero Riserva 2012

– Monday, 4,30 p.m. : Nebbiolo 2011 of Piedmont in comparison – Barbaresco, Barolo, Carema, Gattinara, Ghemme, Roero, Roero Riserva

– Monday, 6 p.m.: 2013 Piedemont whites in comparison – Colli Tortonesi Timorasso, Erbaluce di Caluso, Gavi, Roero Arneis

Information for the public: www.consorziodelroero.it  Telephone: 3339188774 – info@consorziodelroero.it

Additional information: www.lavenaria.it