Nebbiolo: the star, but not alone, of northern Piedmont. Other expressions to discover
When we hear talk of Nebbiolo, our memory 'turns' to the Langhe. Barolo and Barbaresco continue to be the most successful appellations on the market and among many critics. Our oenological map of Nebbiolo seems to be restricted to the Langhe, at most we go as far as Valtellina, but hardly, or only as a last resort, do we dwell on that area of northern Piedmont that has been trying to emerge from oblivion for a few years now: Upper Piedmont.
Easter on the way. The best wine-food pairings for your lunch
Easter is coming and, if you are reading this blog, you are probably struggling with organising the menu for the big lunch. Whether with family or friends, Easter becomes a time for conviviality where culinary traditions take centre stage. We have selected for you numerous wines, spirits and amari liqueurs that you can enjoy and pair with your favourite dishes.
Travelling through the Loire - The latest tour and "enocult" findings of Galli Enoteca
And here we are, 7 years after that magical meeting and with a long-standing desire to attend one of the most iconic wine fairs, we set off to visit the Loire region and with two lines we would like to transport you and open a window of dialogue on this area.
The top for your Easter table | more than 10 products including doves and chocolate eggs... and not only chocolate!
Even if you have a fresh memory of the last panettone you ate, it's time to start organising your Easter table with chocolate eggs... but not only and doves, all with the unfailing ingredient to make your Easter truly precious: craftsmanship.
Father's Day: ideas to impress your Daddy - 10% off red wines and spirits
Dads have always been celebrated around the world on 19 March, but you know, the most precious gifts are emotions and even just spending time together chatting with chalice in hand will make every father happy... and his children too. But to every dad his own gift and here you will find a small guide for yours but exclusively dedicated to goblet in hand.
Women of wine - the 10 female interpretations of wine you can't miss
Today we at Galli Enoteca, on the occasion of 8 March just around the corner, want to make you want to taste all those wines born of female intelligence and sensitivity. [...] The real change is that today, on their own, without men (either in front or beside them) they are truly successful businesswomen, demonstrating their talent with flying colours.
And you, which Valentine are you? The perfect wines for the most romantic dinner of the year
Love and wine can be considered two sides of the same coin. Both can arouse emotions, sensations, memories. Both can intoxicate, both can make one lose control. There are different factions that, at the time of Valentine's Day, clash. There are those who love this occasion and those, on the other hand, who despise it. But one aspect puts everyone in agreement... A bottle of wine can help to conquer one's beloved, but at the same time, it can heal suffering and love pains.
From magical Mexico...Don't be caught unprepared on your next trip: all about tequila and mezcal
Our #GlobeTrotterSpiritTour, a journey of exploring all types of distilled spirits, resumes. We have already discovered the characteristics of rum, whiskeys (including delving into the characteristics of European and Asian whiskeys) and vodka. This time, however, we want to delve into the world of two other spirits, which are sometimes a bit underestimated... We are talking about tequila and mezcal.
Classy and refined. The spirited liquid that tastes of Marche: Anisette
Not everyone may know this, but in the Marche region a typical ingredient that describes recognizable aromas, the kind that if you are from the Marche region will make you feel at home, is anisette. Made from green anise or Pimpinella Anisum, it has a very ancient history and has become one of the Marche's true excellences.
Which wines for Christmas: the guide that Galli Enoteca recommends for you
Here are the holidays and the usual question of choosing wines for Christmas and New Year, ideal to complement your favorite dishes prepared by mothers and grandmothers with great affection.
CHRISTMAS 2022: USEFUL TIPS FOR STRIKING CHRISTMAS GIFTS
Also for this 2022 has come the long-awaited, perhaps even a bit frightening, time for Christmas gift-giving. After two years of separation and distance, this Christmas will probably be a time of reunion and sharing with friends and relatives. In addition to this, we know very well how good we Italians are at taking advantage of these occasions to organize lunches, dinners and banquets in the name of good food and especially good wine. We thought of this guide to help you untangle the difficult world of Christmas gifts. Friend? Boyfriend? Dad or mom? We have the right solution to please everyone.
The Cannonau or the "Cannonaus"? The undisputed protagonist of Sardinia between Mamoiada, Ogliastra and Barbagia
A small region, a big island, if you count its wonders and riches, it immediately becomes immense! Sardinia is the Italian summer place par excellence, the most beautiful sea in Italy and beyond, almost as if we were on the other side of the world at times. But how much we have to be bewitched by her, apart from the sea for goodness sake, every corner, even the most isolated and remote, is a treasure trove of wonders. Not to mention the food and wine, there is something for everyone.
Mystery Box for RESTARTING after the floods
After difficult days, a memorable week, WE START AGAIN! From today we resume normal activities both in the wine shop and online.Mystery Box for the RESTART after the flood. Find out what you can do to breathe new life into the bottles that from 15 September have one more story to tell
Events Calendar 2022: Wine, spirits and oil tastings and courses
Tastings and courses are starting up again and there will be something for everyone. From important wines like Thierry Allemand to spirits and the whole world of mixology, not to mention oil, how to recognise its organoleptic notes, pairings and faults.
The Amari - The new trend: the return of amaro...but only if it is artisanal!
It has always been part of the Italian tradition to consume so-called Amaro liqueur, in the preparation of cocktails but especially as a "digestif" at the end of a meal. Although, in reality, the digestive function is only partial. Today we want to take you on a journey through the Italian peninsula because, from north to south, the production of Amari liqueur is quite substantial and deep-rooted.
How do we take care of your wine...in summer? Discover all the tricks
What wouldn't we do for wine? How do we take care of it...in summer and beyond? Here are all the measures that Galli Enoteca takes to safeguard and protect its integrity.
Happy hour with Vermouth? Why not! The aromatic wine that has always been part of our culture.
In our journey to the discovery of new products, today we want to take you into the magical world of Vermouth, an aromatic wine born from the expert hands of Italians and which, for this reason, has always been part of our culture…Just consider that a bottle of Vermouth could never be missing in our grandparents' cupboard!
The iconic Marco De Bartoli and the change. Marsala: history, curiosities and pairings.
Maybe you are an expert on Marsala or maybe you have only heard about it but you never had the chance to taste it. For a long time, Marsala has always been associated with only one type of wine, a wine for the end of a meal, whereas there are many types of Marsala, each one with its own perfect pairing.
Why is Gin so trendy? More than 10 curiosities and a guide to buying it
Who among you, in the last period, has not found himself talking and discussing about gin, craft gin, gin tonic at least once? Probably it has already happened to you, because today, this distillate is becoming more and more established in the market, convincing young people and not only…
7 curiosities about the ungrafted vine and American brain
Piede Franco (ungrafted) and American brain, what do they mean in the world of wine? You may have heard of wines made from free-range vines, but perhaps you haven't yet asked yourself what this means for the vine or the wine itself. First of all, we know that by "piede" we mean the root of the plant and by "franco" we mean free, unique, coherent, without intertwining, in our case without grafting. And why the brain? Let's find out together