Poached Octopus

Poached octopus, also known as purpetiell affugat, is a typical Neapolitan recipe that originates in the village of Santa Lucia, thanks to a group of fishermen.

From Northern Europe to Nizza Monferrato: a special press tour through our hills

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.

Excellent results for our wines at the Decanter World Wine Awards and the annual Nizza DOCG Tasting”

Il Botolo is so proud to be amongst the outstanding Italian winemakers that shone at this year’s Decanter World Wine Awards!

Nordic Wine Market

The Nordic wine market consists of the wine markets in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark.

A recipe for an Italian – Japanese fusion cuisine

On June 13 we were pleased to host a delegation of restaurateurs and chefs from Japan at our Estate, “Le Coccole”, who came to visit our vineyards and our cellars.

Il Botolo and Komeko, a gluten free pairing

On May 30 we took part with il Botolo wines in an event promoted by Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, in order to present Komeko, a Japanese rice flour.

il Botolo went to Stockholm for E4quality

Il Botolo was pleased to be in Stockholm on April 24 and 25 with the Consorzio Barbera d’Asti and Vini del Monferrato and E4Quality European Project.

Il Botolo took part in “Stories of Good Cuisine” event

Last week, Il Botolo took part in the first event of the "Stories of Good Cuisine", a project organized by Alice for Children.