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Vietti and the Rascal: Roero Arneis
A conversation with Luca Currado on Piedmont's "White Nebbiolo"
Restoring My Faith in Barbaresco with Mario Giribaldi
I was there for merely an afternoon, but on a hazy day in October a few years back, I...
First-Taste Guide to Amarone della Valpolicella
The Dark Beast of Italian Wine
The Difficulty with Sangiovese
In Which I Admit That a Wine Has Me Flummoxed
Transcendent Barbera d’Alba with Pio Cesare
Some styles of wine have a clear echelon of quality, while others require a bit more triangulation to...
Black & White & Red All Over: Syrah-Viognier
I’ve been ignoring New World wines on Opening a Bottle lately, probably because I’m going through a roots phase...
A Different Expression of Nebbiolo: Valtellina Superiore
Recommending wines and writing about them isn’t a new phenomenon. Just ask Pliny the Elder or Leonardo...
Baby Amarone? Zenato’s “Alanera” Rosso Veronese
I can’t seem to get my head out of Italy and France. You’ll have to pardon me...
Your New Steak Wine: Nero d’Avola
Steak. It’s America’s favorite excuse to open a red wine. Why is that? Perhaps its the thickness of the...
Dogliani: Serious Dolcetto
Northwest Italy’s Dolcetto is a funny little wine. The name means “little sweet one,” but a touch...
Eugenio Bocchino Suo di Giacomo: Recollections of Barolo
Every lover of fine wine has a singular moment that represents the birthplace of their passion. The proverbial...
Only in Northern Italy: The Simple Beauty of Lagrein
Italy is flush with indigenous grapes that don’t seem to thrive anywhere else. Of these, Lagrein is...