When: Thu., Jan. 26, 6:30-8 p.m. 2017
“Everything Piedmont” will be covered at this comprehensive tasting: He’ll lead us through 11 wines from 6 producers, including: Oddero Barolo “Villero”, Simone Scaletta Barolo, Luigi Giordano Barbaresco “Montestefano”, Angelo Negro Roero Arneis. Weston Hoard is the self-declared Piedmont Guy, importer of beautiful wines from Italy’s northwestern province. Profiled in the Wall Street Journal’s “Food & Drink” section, he’s a very tall Scandinavian-American from Minnesota, with charm and enthusiasm equal to his knowledge. Weston worked at the Paolo Scavino winery, where he also learned to speak Italian, becoming their export manager.