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CONGRATULATIONS TO ELISA MARCHETTI ON GAINING HER DEGREE IN VITICULTURE AND OENOLOGY!

CONGRATULATIONS TO ELISA MARCHETTI ON GAINING HER DEGREE IN VITICULTURE AND OENOLOGY!
With this post we offer our best wishes to Elisa Marchetti, who was awarded a degree in Viticulture and Oenology by the University of Turin’s Agricultural, Forestry and Food Sciences Department on Thursday, 7 December. With this degree, Elisa officially becomes part of the Macarini team, and will be particularly involved in management of the vineyards, a passion she has…
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Barolo 2014, a very recognisable vintage

Barolo 2014, a very recognisable vintage
With this post, we present our 2014 Barolos. Considered by many to be a “minor” vintage compared with warmer, sunnier years like 2010 or 2012, in reality, 2014 reserves some pleasant surprises. With this post, we present our 2014 Barolos. Considered by many to be a “minor” vintage compared with warmer, sunnier years like 2010 or 2012, in reality, 2014…
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Moscato 2017, a triumph of aromas

Moscato 2017, a triumph of aromas
The new Moscato d’Asti DOCG Marcarini vintage will bring the flavour of just-pressed grapes to the table, with an incredible range of aromas, the result of a very particular year As we reported in October, the 2017 harvest was marked by extreme dryness, with little rain during the year and limited accumulation of water reserves. These unusual weather conditions meant…
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OPEN HOURS DURING CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS

OPEN HOURS DURING CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS
After a hair-raising harvest and a truly particular season, the time for holiday festivities has arrived, even in the Langhe. Here are the openings and closures in the Marcarini world. WINERY The Marcarini winery will stay open for tours and tastings until Friday, December 18th. Everyday from 10:00 to 1:00 and from 2:00 to 7:00 it is possible, with a…
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BAROLO CHINATO, A STROKE OF GENIUS BY PIEDMONT WINEMAKERS

BAROLO CHINATO, A STROKE OF GENIUS BY PIEDMONT WINEMAKERS
Drunk on the rocks, used in cooking or paired with chocolate, Barolo Chinato is truly a Piedmonts liqueur. It is a masterpiece created through centuries of dedication to wine, extractions and enological experiments. Maybe its not common knowledge, but Piedmont is not only world-renown for its wine, it has been a long-time hub of research and development on distillated liqueurs.…
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A DIFFICULT AND EXCITING VINTAGE

A DIFFICULT AND EXCITING VINTAGE
Since the turn of the century, 2017 has been one of the most particular vintages. Frost and hail in spring followed by heat without precipitation in the summer. Nature eluded all expectations but taught an important lesson: in winemaking there are no written rules, only the ability to know, observe and intervene with readiness, care and infinite patience. The 2017…
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Three things to know about our Barbera Ciabot Camerano

Three things to know about our Barbera Ciabot Camerano
Do you know which are the vineyards that occupy the widest surface area in Piedmont? Nebbiolo? Dolcetto? Moscato, maybe? Its none of these; it is barbera grapes which are widespread throughout Piedmont, especially in the provinces of Asti, Alessandria, Torino and Cuneo, where above all, it is most cultivated in the Langhe and Roero. Barbera is a common Italian vine.…
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THE GRAPE IN A GLASS, MOSCATO MARCARINI

THE GRAPE IN A GLASS, MOSCATO MARCARINI
Together with Barolo and Barbera, Moscato d’Asti is without a shadow of a doubt the standard bearer of Piedmont winemaking around the world Moscato d'Asti is the wine everyone thinks of when they speak of the Langhe and Monferrato hills, and very probably, the sweet wine par excellence when they think of Italy. Moscato d’Asti and its “bubbly twin”, Asti…
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ABOUT BRUNATE, THE PRESTIGE OF LA MORRA

ABOUT BRUNATE, THE PRESTIGE OF LA MORRA
By now, “cru” is a common enough term in the wine world, even outside of its country of origins, France; but to be clear, cru means the specific production areas that are included in the Barolo DOCG winemaking zones that can give their vineyard names to the wine. In Piedmont, cru are officially called MeGA, or Menzioni Geografiche Aggiuntive. Each…
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SIX INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT AGRITURISMO MARCARINI

SIX INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT AGRITURISMO MARCARINI
Agriturismo Marcarini is a splendid property dating back to the 1800’s located below Neviglie, a short way from the Tinella River, which forms one of the most enchanting, unspoilt valleys running from Langa del Barbaresco – dominated by charming, well-ordered vineyards – up to Alta Langa, with its wealth of woods, meadows and hazel groves The Marcarini family bought the…
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THREE INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT OUR LANGHE NEBBIOLO LASARIN

THREE INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT OUR LANGHE NEBBIOLO LASARIN
Posts about Marcarini wines continue. This time it’s the turn of Nebbiolo Lasarin, our «Barolo in blue jeans» Nebbiolo is without doubt one of the Piedmont wines that has achieved the greatest success and aroused most attention, enthusiasm and curiosity among connoisseurs and ordinary drinkers in recent years. Why? Because it is the offspring of the same grape variety that…
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EXCLUSIVE WINE TASTING AT MARCARINI CELLARS, SUNDAY 27 AUGUST

EXCLUSIVE WINE TASTING AT MARCARINI CELLARS, SUNDAY 27 AUGUST
DON'T MISS THIS UNIQUE OCCASION ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 27: THE HISTORICAL WINERIES OF PODERI MARCARINI OPEN THEIR DOORS FOR AN EXCLUSIVE MOVABLE WINE TASTING Marcarini invites you to take part in an original kind of wine tasting on Sunday, August 7, 2016. The tasting includes a tour of our historical cellars of La Morra, accompanied with a tasting of all…
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GETTING TO KNOW ARNEIS, GREAT WHITE WINE GRAPE OF ROERO

GETTING TO KNOW ARNEIS, GREAT WHITE WINE GRAPE OF ROERO
Let’s continue our studies of Marcarini wines. Today we are going to talk about Arneis, the great white wine grape of the Roero, the hilly area that extends to the left of the river Tanaro. Take a look at the map of the Langhe. You will discover something strange. While to the South the slopes rise up to become the…
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FIVE INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT OUR DOLCETTO

FIVE INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT OUR DOLCETTO
Let us continue our explorations to improve our knowledge of Marcarini wines. In the first chapter we revealed some unique aspects of Barolo Brunate and La Serra. Today we will investigate our Dolcetto. Follow us! For a very long time, Dolcetto was economically much more important than Barolo! Until the 1980s, it was one of the most cultivated varieties in…
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BAROLO LA SERRA, DISCOVER ONE OF THE BEST CRU OF LA MORRA

BAROLO LA SERRA, DISCOVER ONE OF THE BEST CRU OF LA MORRA
Do you know the Barolo wines of Marcarini? Have you ever tasted them? If not, please read this post. You will discover “a story to enjoy”. This time it’s the turn of our Barolo La Serra, a great cru of La Morra. We are sure you will learn something new! Every wine is a small collective masterpiece. Nature, people, tradition.…
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FOUR INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT OUR BAROLO BRUNATE

FOUR INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT OUR BAROLO BRUNATE
Do you know the Barolo wines of Marcarini? Have you ever tasted them? If not, please read this post. You will discover “a story to enjoy”. Even if you have already tasted our wines, please read on. We are sure you will learn something new! Every wine is a small collective masterpiece. Nature, people, tradition. Experience, history, technology. It is…
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MARCARINI CIRCUIT, FOOTPATH TO NEVIGLIE

MARCARINI CIRCUIT, FOOTPATH TO NEVIGLIE
We tracked a pathway starting from and ending to Agriturismo Marcarini Come with us for a beautiful, easy walk through the vineyards of Moscato, Dolcetto and Barbaresco Nebbiolo grapes, through a delightful, pristine valley of the Bassa Langa. Streams that have forged channels through the foothills. Lush, damp woods, flowers and precipitous ravines. Above all, and looming over everything, are…
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LA MORRA, A LAND FOR VINES

LA MORRA, A LAND FOR VINES
FROM A GEOLOGICAL POINT OF VIEW, LA MORRA HAS UNIQUE SOILS. READ ON TO FIND OUT HOW THEY WERE FORMED AND HOW THEY INFLUENCE THE WINES THAT ARE PRODUCED HERE. Tell me where you were born, and I’ll tell you who you are. A wine’s origins and the soils in which it has had the fortune to grow are a…
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ALL UPCOMING WINE FESTIVALS IN THE LANGHE AND ROERO

ALL UPCOMING WINE FESTIVALS IN THE LANGHE AND ROERO
Discover all the wine festivals in the langhe and roero this spring and summer The wine year has begun anew! After the quiet winter months, the sunshine and spring weather return the UNESCO hills of Piedmont to their full splendor. The new vintages are being bottled. The great reds, like Barolo 2013, are finishing their many months of barrel aging.…
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AGRITURISMO MARCARINI, NEWS FOR THE NEW YEAR

AGRITURISMO MARCARINI, NEWS FOR THE NEW YEAR
Greener, More Colorful, And Improved Services! The Agriturismo Marcarini is Reopening Its Doors With Important News And Updates. The Marcarini world is constantly evolving. In March, we opened our renewed Agriturismo. Here are all the details. COMPLETELY SUSTAINABLE In accordance with our values to respect and protect the environment, which we follow in our vineyard management, the Agriturismo Marcarini—located in…
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OUR NEW ONLINE SHOP

E-Shop Marcarini
Keep living the Marcarini experience from your home on our online shop. use the discount today—find the code on our site The Marcarini world keeps growing! Our brand-new online shop is finally open. Buy the wines of Marcarini winery, with our Barolos from La Morra the highlight of our selection (BRUNATE and LA SERRA), and choose from a wide variety…
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A BAROLO CLOSE TO YOUR HEART

A BAROLO CLOSE TO YOUR HEART
Is there a terroir for St. Valentine’s Day? Of course there is, and it’s called…La Morra. On this special day for couples, choosing the right bottle of wine doesn’t have to be the sole territory of a sommelier, rather, it can be a gesture of thoughtfulness towards our better half. Because the extraordinary thing about wines is that they are…
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MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL OF YOU

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL OF YOU
Poderi Marcarini wishes to All a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 2016 was an amazing year for us, full of novelty, innovation, renovations. An exhausting year, but exciting. There are many stories we have told. We done it on this blog, on our social (Facebook - Instagram - Twitter); when you came and visit us in the cellar,…
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CHRISTMAS IS A TIME FOR PAIRING

CHRISTMAS IS A TIME FOR PAIRING
A Christmas tree with ornaments and lights. Panettone with Moscato d’Asti. Lentils with cotechino. Christmas is a time for traditions that pair perfectly, recalling moments and memories of “staying together.” Our products at Marcarini are also made for pairing, especially around this time of year. We don’t just make wine, but also traditional products of the Langhe and Roero. In…
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GIVE THE GIFT OF HAZELNUTS, HONEY, AND WINE THIS CHRISTMAS

GIVE THE GIFT OF HAZELNUTS, HONEY, AND WINE THIS CHRISTMAS
Our wine shop will be open over the christmas holidays. stop by for delicious Christmas gift ideas! Marcarini is evolving! We’re not just a winery and agriturismo—we also have our Wine Shop, the ideal place to experience the hospitality of Marcarini and taste our wines, honey, and our Piemonte IGP Hazelnut products. Located in the historical center of La Morra…
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A DELICIOUS DESSERT RECIPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

A DELICIOUS DESSERT RECIPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Christmas is getting closer, and that means staying at home cuddled up with some real comfort food. Here’s a recipe that is perfect for the holidays! We’ve begun preparing for the Christmas holidays at Poderi Marcarini. And now, thanks to Chiara, we can count on truly excellent food to pair with the wines from our winery. Chiara Marchetti, the director…
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A GARDEN FOR THE SOUL

A GARDEN FOR THE SOUL
Interview with Lorenzo Bar, who designed the garden of the Agriturismo Marcarini “A garden does not last forever—it’s not a building, but a living thing that changes with time and with the seasons. In every moment of the year it has a unique beauty, a soul that the gardener must gather and give in a form that people can immerse…
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A SUCCESSFUL ADVENTURE

A SUCCESSFUL ADVENTURE
PART 4 – THE ADVENTURES OF PODERI MARCARINI With this final post, we conclude our saga of the fascinating life of Manuel Marchetti. You can read the other posts here: Wine is my destiny, Return to the land of wine, La Morra – Barcelona roundtrip. Before becoming a winemaker, Manuel Marchetti traversed three continents: from South America where he was…
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AN INCREDIBLE YEAR

AN INCREDIBLE YEAR
Andrea Marchetti explains why the 2016 vintage will stay in our memories for a long time after harvest is over Andrea Marchetti explains why the 2016 vintage will stay in our memories for a long time after harvest is over. “It will be an incredible year with impeccable quality, rich in aromas and with the potential to exalt every type…
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SEASON OF THE TRUFFLE!

SEASON OF THE TRUFFLE!
BOOK YOUR STAY AT THE AGRITURISMO MARCARINI DURING THE LANGHE’S MOST BEAUTIFUL SEASON OF THE YEAR! The most beautiful season of the year in Langhe is, without a doubt, autumn: it’s harvest time and the vineyards change color, temperatures are mild, the wine has begun to ferment, and the local sagre or festivals animate the villages and towns nestled away…
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