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A Taste of Piedmont

March 16th, 2017 by

Piedmont is one of Italy’s most acclaimed wine regions next to Tuscany. P iedmont is located in the Po River Valley and sits on the foothills of the Alps, boarding on Switzerland and France. This famous wine region is most recognized for its age-worthy Barolo and Barbaresco from the Nebbiolo grape Although, many only think... Read more »

Prosecco: Italy’s Sparkling Wine

July 20th, 2016 by

One can enjoy Italian Sparkling wine, Prosecco anytime of year but Prosecco on a patio can’t be beat. Starting July 26 we are excited to be offering 6 different types of Prosecco from our house winery Masottina. On a recent trip to Masottina located in Conegliano, Veneto (the heart of the prosecco region) we had... Read more »

Winemakers Dinner Friday April 15th with Marco Cecchini

March 22nd, 2016 by

W e are excited to Welcome Marco Cecchini from Fruli Venzia, Italy. Marco is a winemaker who refers to his business as an independent winery allowing him to be an artisan in winemaking and an artist in terrior. feels strongly about ensuring sustainable agriculture in order to return dignity to the soil. For the evening... Read more »

Bertoldi’s Summer Winemaker’s Event

July 18th, 2015 by

Featuring fine wines from the Masciarelli vineyard of Abruzzo, Italy. From July 13th to August 10th. T he Mascarelli Winery has 300 acres of vineyards expanding over 13 municipalities and an annual production of 2.5 million bottles. Founder Giannu Masciarelli followed three generation of winemakers establishing his own winery, Masciarelli in 1981. In 2008, Gianni... Read more »

Masciarelli Winery

July 10th, 2015 by

Let us take you to Abruzzo and introduce to you the Mascarelli Winery. The winery has 300 acres of vineyards expanding over 13 municipalities and an annual production of 2.5 million bottles. Founder Giannu Masciarelli followed three generation of winemakers establishing his own winery, Masciarelli in 1981. In 2008, Gianni Masciarelli suddenly passed and his... Read more »

DiFruscia Picks – Poggio Stenti Wines

February 6th, 2015 by

In 2012, we were fortunate to have Eleanora along with her mother Milva and father Carlos visit Bertoldi’s. Eleanora went from table to table talking about her wines. In the fall of 2013 Jessica and I along with Angie and Jessica’s husband Mat, had the opportunity to visit with the Pieri family …and what a... Read more »

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