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On 13th October 2012 thirty cyclists left Axminster in Devon and rode 769 miles to the Slow Food Salone del Gusto festival in Turin, Italy, in memory of Philippa Corbin. We rode to raise awareness of depression and raise funds for two charities.

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Turin

Day 14

On the Thursday night we all attended a meal at SLURP! in Turin.  After the meal we had special presentations of gifts for the support crew and Hugh Corbin presented each of us with a Slow Ride to Turin mug. :)

Day 15

On the Friday night we had a special meal at La Pista, on the roof of the Lingotto building.  The meal was cooked by Gill Mellor and Tim Maddams from River Cottage.  Wines were provided by Angelo Negro and Figli.

All’aperitivo

Canapés con

Maria Elise Rose Brut Metodo Cl. di nebbiolo 2008
Roero Arneis Metodo Cl. Extra Brut Giovanni Negro 2007

 i Cibi

Burrata with herbs, olive oil and sourdough
Chicory, with white beans, anchovies and parsley
Cured grey mullet with tomato, red onion, garlic
Smoked pigs cheek, porcini, celeriac and leek
Poached pear, dolcelatte, honey and thyme

i Vini

Roero Arneis Metodo Cl. Extra Brut Giovanni Negro 2007
Roero Arneis Perdaudin 2011
Roero San Bernardo 2009 (Vino Slow, Slow Wine 2013)
Perdaudin Passito 2009