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For all the talk of Barolo and Barbaresco, the Piemontese themselves seldom drink these wines, and for the same reasons that they're not our everyday quaff either: cost. Thankfully, the region abounds in less vaunted wines that can be enjoyed daily without causing personal financial ruin. First, there are the dry whites (easily forgotten given the strong identification with red wines here). Arneis (named for the grape from which it's made) and Gavi (made from Cortese) are the best known, the former being especially attractive for its combination of florality and minerality. Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc are also found in the Langhe but only to a very limited extent.   More