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Best New Barolo Wine Map!

Best New Barolo Wine Map, the “Map Man” Does It Again!   Whoever has been to the Langhe for wine tasting knows how omnipresent and fundamental the topographic maps of the MGAs (menzione geografica aggiuntiva) are.  Locally these land parcels are more...

Top 10 Grapes in Piemonte

TOP 10 NATIVE GRAPES IN PIEMONTE Italy is a country that boasts over 2,000 different grape varietals according to Ian d’Agata’s Native Wine Grapes of Italy but the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MIPAAF), has only granted 350 grapes with an “authorized” status....

Barolo Buyer’s Guide

BAROLO BUYER’S GUIDE Buying and investing wine can be intimidating… especially Barolo! This is why I have come up with my own Barolo Buyer’s Guide. A producer once told me, “ appreciating a Merlot or Cab is like classic art, appreciating Barolo is...

Barolo & Barbaresco Food Pairing

BAROLO & BARBARESCO FOOD PAIRING Barolo wine can put such pressure on you and even more… pairing food with Barolo! Is it still too young? How long should I decant it? Will it live up to my expectations? And most importantly, what should I pair it with?. As they...

Barolo VS Barbaresco

BAROLO VS BARBARESCO So what is the difference between Barolo and Barbaresco and why is Barolo more famous? Let’s start by saying that they are both wines named after the appellation/region made from 100% Nebbiolo grapes. BAROLO Barolo as you know, is called the “King...