On Thursday, April 8th we will gather with Mark Shipway on Zoom to travel the world of wine – this time in one of the most iconic wine regions of the world – North West Italy and home to Piemonte, Liguria, Lombardy and Valle d’Osta (Italy’s smallest wine region). The following list is our recommended list of wines available from BC Liquor Stores & Marquis Wine Cellars.
Barbera Piemonte Briccotondo 2017 - Fontanafredda $16.99
Barbera d’Alba - GD Vajra $34.99
Barbera d'Alba Aves - Burlotto 2017 $47.74
Dolcetto - Dogliani - Batasiolo $24.99
Dolcetto d’Alba 2018 – Azelia $28.99
Dolcetto d’Alba 2017 – Vietti Tre Vigne $43.39 |Marquis
Nebbiolo Langhe – Giovanni Rosso $29.99
Nebbiolo Langhe – Produttori del Barbaresco $31.99
Nebbiolo Langhe – Borgogno No Name $39.99
Nebbiolo - Barolo – Damilano Lecinquevigne $46.99
Nebbiolo - Barolo – Prunotto 2015 $53.99
Nebbiolo - Barolo – Aurelio Settimo 2013 $60.99
Nebbiolo - Barbaresco - Produttori del Barbaresco $51.99 |Marquis
Nebbiolo - Barbaresco Ovello – Cantina del Pino 2014 $88.99
Nebbiolo - Barbaresco Albesani – Cantina del Pino 2013 $84.99
Nebbiolo – Valtellina Superiore – Mamete Prevostini 2013 $73.99
Torrette - Valle D’Aosta – Charrere Les Cretes 2016 $32.99
Piedmont is home to some of Italy’s best wine and food. Here you will find sophisticated cuisine and wines to suit. The cycle of the four seasons satisfy and provide for diverse offerings from fruit, and vegetables to truffles, olives and grapes. One of the most prized culinary possessions around the world; Truffles of Alba are cultivated here. Check out cheese pairing recommendations and hop over to Les Amis du Fromage or Bosa Foods for a great selection.
Bra Duro DOP – aged hard cow’s (plus some goat & sheep) milk cheese from Piemonte.
Grana Padano DOP – aged, hard cow’s milk cheese from several regions in North Italy
Bitto DOP – Alpine pasture hard cow & goat’s milk cheese from Lombardy.
Fontina DOP – Alpine pasture, semi hard cow’s milk cheese from Valle d’Aosta