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Stuffed peppers Piedmont-style #IMissItaly

Our #IMissItaly series continues today with stuffed bell peppers Piedmont-style. They’re actually really easy to make. The secret is to use the right ingredients for the filling: Peppers, roasted and peeledParmigiano Reggianoricottaolive oil-cured tunasalt-cured anchovies, desaltedtomato pasteeggsbread crumbsflatleaf parsleysagethymeextra-virgin olive oilsalt But to really make this dish correctly you need to use the Piedmontese style …

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Dear vitello tonnato, I miss you! #IMissItaly

It’s one of the mainstay classics of Piedmontese cuisine: vitello tonnato, boiled veal, chilled and then thinly sliced, and then topped with a creamy sauce made with tuna, anchovies, capers, and boiled eggs. While there are a thousand different recipes, each with their own nuance, the procedure boils down (excuse the pun) to basically the …

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VIDEO: Master Sommelier Brett Zimmerman tastes and discusses 2017 Brachetto Secco La Selva di Moirano and 2015 Barbera d’Asti Casa Scarpa.

Master Sommelier Brett Zimmerman, owner of the Boulder Wine Merchant and one of America’s leading Italian wine experts, tastes and discusses 2017 Brachetto Secco La Selva di Moirano and 2015 Barbera d’Asti Casa Scarpa. His notes also include a winery overview. Thank you, Brett! We are thrilled to have you here with us!

VIDEO: Sandra Crittenden on 2006 Monferrato Freisa Secco La Selva di Moirano.

In the latest in our series of “Scarpa Cellar Dive” virtual tasting videos, we received this clip from Houston-based wine writer and blogger Sandra Crittenden. Sandra writes a wine column for Galveston Monthly, posts regularly on her popular wine blog Wine Thoughts, and serves as a judge each year at the Houston Rodeo Wine Show …

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VIDEO: MW Michael Palij on Scarpa’s new unfiltered Vermouth di Torino

“If Scarpa is known for anything,” says Master of Wine Michael Palij in his video on the winery’s new unfiltered Vermouth di Torino, “it’s known for creating these ultratraditional Piemontese classics.” The following video is part of our ongoing series of “virtual tastings” by wine lovers, writers, and experts from across the world. Stay tuned: …

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VIDEO: “Chicago’s best sommelier” Thibaut Idenn does a “Scarpa Cellar Dive.”

In this video (below), Thibaut Idenn, beverage director at Travelle in the Langham hotel in Chicago, pours one of his favorite wines and vintages from Scarpa. Thibaut was named “best sommelier in Chicago 2019” by the Chicago Reader last year. Thibaut, one of our favorite people in the wine trade and a huge fan of …

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VIDEO: A virtual tasting with Katrina Rene, a top U.S. wine writer and blogger.

We’ve received great response to our launch of the new Scarpa Cellar Dive and we are THRILLED to share the first entry by Katrina Rene, a leading U.S. wine writer and blogger from Houston, Texas. In case you don’t know her blog “Corkscrew Concierge,” check it out here. And see this recent magazine profile of …

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