Toscano Cigars Workshops

  • 17:00 - 18:00
  • Bra-Piazza XX Settembre 
  • Sigaro Toscano

It’s the smallest DOC (denominazione d’origine controllata, or controlled designation of origin) in Italy, approved in 1992. Loazzolo Passito is rare sweet wine, produced exclusively with moscato grapes which are dried, potentially affected by noble rot, cultivated in the local area of the town in the Langhe near Asti. Gianni…

  • 21:00 - 22:00
  • Bra-Piazza XX Settembre 
  • Sigaro Toscano

As they like to define themselves, Guffanti, affineurs of Arona since 1876, are a “family cemented in rennet”. Today Carlo Guffanti Fiori and his sons Giovanni and Davide represent the fourth and fifth generations. They’ll be pairing cheeses to match the following wines: Erbaluce di Caluso Doc Passito 2006 –…

  • 21:00 - 22:00
  • Bra-Piazza XX Settembre 
  • Sigaro Toscano

Wood is an old friend of beer. Fermentation tanks, maturation tanks and storage barrels were once all made of wood. But in recent decades it has seemed that wood might disappear from breweries altogether, replaced by steel. Today there are lots of breweries using true barriques, where beers can age…