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Labor of Love: Roero Wine Families

The Roero Families

Another week has gone by and the release date for Labor of Love: Wine Family Women of Piemonte has inched ever closer.

This week I’d like to introduce you to the four fascinating Roero wine families who shared with me their family histories and their stories of love, tragedy and triumph. There are still many more stories to discover in the land of ArneisNebbiolo,Rocche and the masche (wicked witches of the forests) that lies north of the Tanaro River from the Langhe.

Roero, my friends, is not poor relative of the Langhe. It is a rich, vibrant region waiting to beguile the most diehard Langhe-phile! All you have to do is cross the bridge and explore.

Deltetto

Canale

Deltetto Extra Brut Spumante Metodo Classico Rosé from Nebbiolo and Pinot Nero.
Deltetto Extra Brut Spumante Metodo Classico Rosé from Nebbiolo and Pinot Nero.

Cantina Marsaglia

Castellinaldo d’Alba

Emilio and Marina Marsaglia with their partners (and children) Monica and Enrico. Photo Credit – Vacchetto
Emilio and Marina Marsaglia with their partners (and children) Monica and Enrico. Photo Credit – Vacchetto

Monchiero Carbone

Canale

Monchiero matriarch and founder of the winery, Clotilde Valente Raimondo.Monchiero matriarch and founder of the winery, Clotilde Valente Raimondo.

 

Matteo Correggia

Canale

Photo Credit: Alisha Quinn Bosco
Photo Credit: Alisha Quinn Bosco

 

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Labor of Love, by Suzanne Hoffman
Labor of Love, by Suzanne Hoffman


Suzanne's blog post was originally published on her own site Wine Families of the World and is republished on Wine Pass with her permission.

Ultima modifica: Giovedì, 28 Gennaio 2016 16:56
Suzanne Hoffman

After over two decades in Switzerland, my husband Dani and I returned to America, settling in the heart of the Colorado Rockies.  But my heart was still in the vineyards of Piemonte, Italy and Valais, Switzerland.  In 2012, I turned a page in my life story, giving up my life as an attorney.  In my newest – and happiest – chapter of my life, I revel in capturing the human stories of food, wine and travel as an entrepreneurial writer.  Wine families are my passion.  It’s their stories of triumph and heartbreak that often span centuries I want most to tell to entice readers to meet them, travel their regions and enjoy their bewitching wines.

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