Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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Moscato is a community

Community makes the difference

It's with great pleasure that I share the following good news: The Moscato d'Asti blog has asked me back for another year of blogging here on the Moscato d'Asti stories blog!
During winter you can drink a glass of moscato d'asti

Baby It’s “Really” Cold Outside

It is freezing temperatures in many parts of the United States at the moment. This isn’t normal winter cold temperatures, but record breaking.
Moscato d'Asti si a perfect pairing for Asian (and vietnamese) food

A date for Vietnamese food and Moscato d’Asti

It all began with a pancake… A Vietnamese pancake to be precise: Bánh xèo also known as "Vietnamese happy pancake" or "sizzling pancake."
Moscato d'asti is always with you in your funny moments

The Goal is Joy

The goals do not have to measured in terms of size. Why does it seem we can’t focus on goals in general and never give them a size?

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wine writer on Moscato d'Asti

Top Italian wine writer and educator Ian D’Agata on Moscato d’Asti

“Light in alcohol and strong on flavor, [bottlings of Moscato d’Asti] are the ultimate party wines, but they can be remarkably nuanced and terroir-specific, too”.
Italian pasta is one of the best pairing for Moscato d'Asti

Supper Saturday

Saturday Suppers will allow me to get more rest on Sunday and prepare for the week, but it will also allow me to be more exploratorive in the kitchen.

New Year, Same You

Every January it seems we are supposed to give up everything. Carbs, sweets, and wine.

Tex Mex: A cuisine that screams out for Moscato d’Asti

Over the weekend, I took my two daughters Lila Jane and Georgia — ages 5 and 7 —and my wife Tracie to eat at one of our favorite Tex Mex restaurants in Houston where we live.

A surprisingly delicious Moscato pairings for a new year

Across the world, people from all walks of life raised a glass of Moscato d'Asti to toast and welcome the new year 2019.

Sparkling Italian Wine Moscato d’Asti spumante

Moscato d’Asti Docg

Since the introduction of the docg “Asti” classification, the two historic types – Asti and Moscato d’Asti – have been differentiated right from the vineyard. Sweet but not overly so, with the inimitable musky aroma of the original grape, delicate and intense, recalling lime trees and wisteria, peaches and apricots with trace of sage, lemon and orange blossom, Moscato d’Asti Docg is one of the most characteristic products of Piedmontese wine-growing and production. Produced almost exclusively by small and medium enterprises or cooperative cellars which transform only the harvest of their own vineyards, today Moscato d’Asti has reached extraordinary levels of quality thanks to the widespread use of modern wine-making technology. Read More

Asti Docg

Asti Docg comes exclusively from the only wine, the white Muscat, which can generate a delicate and intense, fragrant and persistent sparkling wine. The peculiarities of this wine, well-known to viticulture in the past, are exalted by the climatic and geographical characteristics of the area of production. Indeed, according to the deepest knowledge of the interactions between vine and environment, the best results in acid and sugar are reached on limestone terrain, like the Asti Docg area of production, and in environments with a micro-climate typical of its hilly zones. It is precisely the precious aromatic substances (linalool) produced by the white Muscat grape in the final weeks before harvesting which reach their maximum… Read More