Turin Epicurean Capital: Gabiano DOC is a blend of Barbera grade (90%), Freisa and/or Grignolino (5-10%). It is one of the oldest and smallest Italian DOC wines, with the first official records dating back to the 13th century. It's the only Piedmont DOC created in 1980s, specifically 1983
Turin Epicurean Capital: Rubino di Cantavenna: a precious wine. Finally, when everything has been used to make wine, a delicious grappa can still be made! Grappa di Rubino is soft and dry to show us that even after our death, our spirit keeps our talents alive.
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It is one of the most widely planted grapes in the world, known as garnacha in Spain and cannonau in Sardinia, but Americans know it best by its French name, grenache. It is the most important constituent in the blend of grapes in Gigondas, the next focus of Wine School. (Photo: Tony Cenicola/The New York Times)