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Flavio Roddolo: A True Barolo Legend

Flavio Roddolo: A True Langhe Legend “I bottle the wines when I feel like it”. This is a classic reply from Flavio Roddolo, a tough, legendary vigneron in the Langhe. When I asked what the difference was between his Dolcetto d’Alba and the Superiore,...

Important Women In Barolo

Who Was The Barolo Influencer in the 19th Century? Yes, there were wine influencers back in the day before social media! Take Thomas Jefferson for example or our featured wine lover and marketer in Barolo, Juliette Colbert in the early/mid-1900s. Many attribute her to...

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...

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...