The life of the Vine

At Cascina Bricchetto Langhe we grow Moscato grapes, which we use to make “Moscato DOCG (Controlled and Guaranteed Origin) wine”. “Spumante Moscato d’Asti DOCG” is characterised by a sweet aroma

Il Bosseto: Langhe & wine

The members of the Bera family, in my opinion, exhibit all the characteristics of the Langhetti. They are original, creative, adventurous, and deeply rooted in the land. Tenacious workers and

The underground cathedrals of wine

The Underground Cathedrals … of wine? Some cathedrals announce their presence with lofty spires that draw the eye skywards; Milan, Cologne, Westminster etc. But others are hidden away underground, and

Cascina Bricchetto – somewhere between legend and history

The oldest and largest farmstead in the town was built around 1750 in local stone. It is a large complex located on the top of a hill (brichet in local

The Wild Woman of the Langhe and the grappa of Romano Levi

I went to see the 73 rd edition of the lighting of the furnace beneath the direct-fire still at the Levi distillery inNeive, which elicited a whole host of emotions

History of a baskets maker

RENZO “The basket weaver from the Langhe region” Foreword In the past, all the peasants in the Langhe region used baskets for various purposes: for harvesting grain, vegetables and fruit:

Cordero di Montezemolo: Wine tasting

History The Monfalletto Cordero di Montezemolo estate boasts many centuries of history. Its origins takes us back to 3rd April 1340, when Pietrino Falletti becomes the owner of the La

Slowing Down in The Piedmont

Introduction Elizabeth is an American writer who stayed with us and afterwards sent me the following article; the accompanying photographs were taken by her and her friend Trish during their

The Trifulau, or truffle hunter. The white truffles in Langhe-Piedmont (Italy)

Langhe in Autumn: colours and scents An idea of the colours can be seen in photography ,whilst unfortunately for now, the scents can not be appreciated , even if the

Barbaresco: famous wine and enchanting country.

The town of Barbaresco is easily recognizable from the lookout tower (XI sec.) With a square plan, the building probably belonged to a system of watch towers that had developed

Langhe: Contemporary art and up cycled old things

Langhe: Art contemporary and up cycled old things My friend Ann is too modest, the truth is what she creates is art by recycling old things. in fact she did

LANGHE: rediscovery the five senses

LANGHE: rediscovery the five senses In Le Langhe one is able to rediscover the 5 senses by taking in the vineyards and breathtaking views. Introduction My young friend Gabriella is

Monferrato…

Monferrato wines I present a beautiful-young-old company that produces excellent wines in the nearby Monferrato, knowledge comes from my great love for the Barbera d’Asti and initial encounter with Claudio

Welcome to Cascina Bricchetto Langhe blog!

  Welcome to our blog! I have decided to start up a quick and informal way to communicate with those of you who visit our website. I’ll be telling you

New York Times: 52 Places to Go in 2016

Travel – Jan. 7, 2016 Torino and the landscapes of wines Langhe – Roero – Monferrato are the only Italian goal cited by The New York Times as one of