Tortona and Timorasso: Home to Intricate and Intellectual White Wines

Tue, 05/03/2022 - 08:23

When we think of Piedmont, truffles, patchwork scenery and arguably the world’s finest red wine, Barolo, come to mind. But in the southeast corner of the region, in the Tortona hills, which stretch as far south as Genoa, a rare grape has been resurrected that yields the intricate and intellectual white wine, Timorasso. 

Temptations of Tortona, past and present

A pretty, porticoed place, Tortona is the typical Italian town you long to discover. Quiet and unassuming, the c

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