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Battista Rinaldi – “Barolo is a wine worth devoting yourself to”

8 Feb
2011

Allow me to present Giuseppe Rinaldi and his wines of Barolo in Piemonte, Italy.

To his friends, he is simply known as Beppe.

Giuseppe (Beppe) Rinaldi – Photograph by Gio’ Martorana

“I could tell you a whole lot of things, since I belong to a complex generation that lived through a historical period of great ideals and upheavals which cast doubt on everything, including the ways of interpreting the countryside and agriculture. A generation which with great effort carried the burden of older generations on its shoulders. I still recall the greyness and destitution of the postwar years…

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Beppe Rinaldi

28 Oct
2010

© All Rights Reserved. By [scara] Andrea, May 12, 2010

Sentenzioso, il vino scende nel bicchiere. In quasi tutti i salotti la bottiglie è coricata, stappata, pronta. Lo si assaggia mentalmente dandogli del “lei”, perché il rito non contempla un’obbrobriosa fraternità.
Dagli Abbona ai Rinaldi, dai Borgogno ai Mascarello, dai Pira ai Veglia, i “signori” del vino regale giocano a differenziarsi ma è un confronto di specchi, l’uno rimanda all’altro vertiginosamente.

(G. Arpino)