On June 25 and 26, the Consorzio Barbera D’asti e i Vini Del Monferrato in collaboration with Collisioni il Festival Agrirock , organized a music and wine event held in the charming courtyard of the Barolo Castle.
The Botolo has proudly joined the social media campaign #IlNizzaperlasolidarietà, started on April 9th and conceived by the Associazione Produttori del Nizza in collaboration with the Enoteca Regionale di Nizza Monferrato.
Over 100 local professionals from Stockholm and Uppsala took part in yet another successful wine event organized by the E4quality project and promoted by the Consorzio Barbera d’Asti e Vini del Monferrato.
If we think about Piedmont, we immediately think about a well-defined food culture full of history, and which utilizes high quality ingredients with a culinary tradition of strong, decisive flavors. What makes Piedmont cuisine so characteristic? Its red wines.
This is the conclusion reached by 150 wine tasters gathered by Coldiretti last December at the San Secondo Cultural Center for the annual preview dedicated to “Barbera d’Asti docg”, now in its 18th edition.
The interest in Italian wines is on the upswing in the Asian market and so this year we decided to take part in the International Wine and Spirits Fair (IWSF), that took place in Hong Kong, from November 7-9.
There was some fear the harvest would be sub-optimal due to poor weather conditions and abundant rainfall. However, the weather leading into harvest was sunny and dry, which led to perfectly ripe grapes and promises to be a very good vintage.
In the heart of Milan Wine Week, the most anticipated event of Milanese autumn, il Botolo debuted at the 10th edition of La Vendemmia of Via Montenapoleone, at one of the most prestigious boutique shops on the street: Vetrerie di Empoli.
Last week a select panel of journalists coming from Norway, Russia, Denmark, Sweden, The Netherlands, Finland, Poland, and the UK took part in a 3-day tour discovering the wines from Monferrato, with some of the highlights being Grignolino, Ruchè, Barbera d’Asti and Nizza.
During the event ‘TO Taste 2019’, that was held in the city of Turin from March 24-26, ‘Il Botolo’ was pleased to host some delegates from NAFTA (North America Free Trade Association) at Osteria Rabezzana.
“Orizzonte Nizza in Tour” is a promotional project whose primary aim is to build the brand of Nizza DOCG and to raise the awareness of the consumer regarding this DOCG, recently recognized by the European Union.
With its opening last September in Milan in the splendid 15th century Palazzo Cagnola, DVCA Restaurant is the perfect location for a clientele that desires elegance and sophistication in both cuisine and venue.
Agnolotti are a popular meat or herb filled dumpling from Piedmont, appreciated both in Italy and abroad. This delightful dish has been added to the list of traditional Italian agroalimentary products by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forest and protected by the Piedmont Region.
Four years ago, il Botolo Azienda Agricola entered the Canadian market, where its wines were launched in the province of Ontario.Four years ago, il Botolo Azienda Agricola entered the Canadian market, where its wines were launched in the province of Ontario.
Bonet, which is widely believed to derive from the word “Bunet”, is a Piedmontese word meaning ‘hat’. The origins of the name are not certain. Some people say it is because the dessert was traditionally served in a copper mould that resembled and was referred to as a bonèt ëd cusin-a (a ‘chef’s hat’).
Are you looking for a recipe for happiness? Start by taking one of Toronto’s finest Italian restaurants, add some gourmet Italian specialities and garnish with il Botolo wines: you will be astonished by the results!
Grape mostarda is a sauce that is deeply rooted in the food traditions of Piedmont (the recipe dates back to the Middle Ages). The sauce is made from small unripe clusters of grapes left on the vines after harvest, considered not suitable for vinification, and the addition of other seasonal ingredients.
Shrimp alla Busara is a traditional recipe which takes its origins from Istria, and which today is an integral part of Trieste cuisine. For some people, the local dialect term Buzara derives from the iron pot that was used by fishermen to prepare this dish on their fishing boats.
Il Botolo Azienda Agricola: 15 hectares of vineyards, between the two Estates Colombaro and Le Coccole, on the hills of Nizza Monferrato,
in the heart of an exceptional wine producing region that has brought acclaim to Piedmont and to Italy.
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“Il Botolo” Azienda Agricola
Strada Colombaro n.11,
Nizza Monferrato (AT)