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In pursuit of Piedmont's finest

I have long wanted to visit this part of Italy, so I was thrilled to join buyer Sebastian Payne MW & Merchandising manager, Louisa Peskett, on a trip in January to select our range of 2013 Barolos.

It's often the little surprises that make these trips all the more memorable – stained-glass windows in the cellars at GD Vajra; a gift of home-grown hazelnuts at Ciabot Berton; the discovery that raw sausages can be nice!

David Marsh

David Marsh
Head of IS

  • date January 2017
  • location Piedmont
  • people David Marsh, Louisa Peskett

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