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Running the Light Red
Grignolino is a food-friendly Piedmont red coming back into appreciation
Not long ago, in a time when most red wines were closer to red than deep purple, Grignolino was the wine drunk at table in the Piedmont – finished off at the end of the meal by a glass of Barolo.
Now, as winelovers seek out lighter, easier-drinking reds Grignolino is in comeback mode. In early winter I visited one of my favorite Grignolino producers Olim Bauda to sip and discuss.
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