Archivi tag: Alba

Merry-go-round in the church – Valerio Berruti and Alba art

You can hear the haunting music from the street. Milling around the backstreets of Alba, it beckons curiosity and entering the church of San Domenico, one is met with a scene of astounding beauty. A merry-go-round, with fairy lights turning … Continua a leggere

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The Palio degli Asini – not just a donkey race

Do not be fooled into thinking this is a mere donkey race. This is THE Palio degli Asini in Alba and it’s a lot of serious fun. After parades and re-enactments we finally get down to the business end of … Continua a leggere

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Your Langhe local in Alba – 100VINI Caffè La Brasilera

By chance in Alba the day of opening of the 100VINI Caffè La Brasilera, inaugurated by Fontanafredda last night, I stopped for lunch. If you’re looking for a versatile café in Alba for everything from coffee to aperitifs, this is … Continua a leggere

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