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Kerin O'Keefe
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Wine Critic, Author and Speaker

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Italian wine reviews (tasted through August 2017)

(Check out my latest reviews: (192 wines): Barolo 2013 (3rd round), Barbaresco 2014, Barbera d’Asti, Lambrusco and more Top 10 of the Month Brovia 2013 Garblèt Suè (Barolo) 98 Points Cellar Selection Brovia 2013 Brea Vigna Cà Mia (Barolo) 97 Points Cellar Selection Rizzi 2014 Nervo (Barbaresco) 95 Points Cellar Selection Braida di Giacomo Bologna …

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Piedmont Wine Study Tour with Kerin O’Keefe

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Don’t miss this unique opportunity to travel through all the key appellations of this authentic wine region of Italy with a notable expert and fabulous instructor!

The stunning wines of Piedmont are among the best in the world. The noble Nebbiolo grape achieves a level of greatness in the hills of Barolo and Barbaresco that cannot be matched in any other wine region. Lesser-known wine treasures such as Barbara, Dolcetto and Arneis are the everyday gems of industry insiders. Traveling to these small yet significant wine districts begets a level of understanding unreachable in books or podcasts. See and taste the difference between villages, appellations and vineyards.

  • Discover the Piedmont wine region with your instructor, Kerin O’Keefe, an award winning journalist and author.
  • Explore Piedmont’s iconic wine villages including, Alba, Asti, Barolo, Barbaresco and Serralunga
  • See the famous Lange and Monferrato Hills firsthand and discover why they were made UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  • Delve in the fascinating terroirs of Barolo and Barbaresco, the king and queen of Italian wine
  • Drink history as you learn about the evolution of the region’s wines and taste winemaking philosophy in the glass
  • Experience insider tastings with winemakers at some of Piedmont’s most exalted wineries. Compare vintages and vineyards as you learn local details directly from the people who grow the grapes and make the wine.
  • Lunch and dine in the region’s best restaurants and discover the region’s epicurean delights paired with fantastic local wines.

Travel with like-minded, committed students of wine, whether serious wine hobbyists or wine professionals, and share with us an unforgettable educational, epicurean and enlightening experience!

Find out more here: https://www.winescholarguild.org/italian-wine-tours/piedmont-wine-tour

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Piedmont Wine Study Tour with Kerin O'Keefe
Location
Piedmont, Via Pola 8,Alba,Italy-12051
Starting on
May 21, 2017
Ending on
May 26, 2017
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to travel through all the key appellations of this authentic wine region of Italy with notable expert and fabulous instructor Kerin O'Keefe
Offer Price
USD 4295

About

Kerin O’Keefe is a wine critic, author and lecturer.  She is the author of:

Barolo and Barbaresco: The King and Queen of Italian Wine (University of California Press, 2014)

Brunello di Montalcino: Understanding and Appreciating One of Italy’s Greatest Wines (University of California Press, 2012)

Franco Biondi Santi: The Gentleman of Brunello (Veronelli Editore, 2005)


Franco Biondi Santi: il gentleman del Brunello, (Veronelli Editore, 2004)

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Kerin O'Keefe is the author of 4 books on Italian wine
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Univeristy of California Press - Veronelli Editore
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