Monthly Archives: November 2011

Truffle Market in Alba, Italy

Ahhh truffle. Distinctive, pungent, sensual and glorious. This fruiting portion of the underground mushroom is nearly worth its weight in gold. Stanley Ho holds the record for highest truffle payment with his 2010 purchase of two white truffles for $330,000....
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Winemaking School: Scuola enologica di Alba

Troy and I make our way to Alba, Italy, to learn about wine with Giuseppe. He is located in the Piedmont region known for the Nebbiolo grape and Barberesco & Barolo wines. Giuseppe Iuliano is a generous guy with tons...
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Our Italian Host Visits Ohio

Giuseppe and his family came to stay with us this summer and we had a blast! It was their first time to the states and we were honored to be part of their trip. Their stay began with an American...
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