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The Sale of Vietti & Two from Enrico Serafino
Last week, news broke that Vietti, one of the most storied and revered winemaking houses of Piedmont...
Piedmont Wine Tasting Report
Six Wines. Three Head-to-Head Battles. Everyone's a Winner.
Ways to Host a Piedmont Wine Tasting
Situated in the northwestern corner of Italy, the province of Piedmont is heaven on earth for foodies....
A Vineyard’s Story: Barolo’s Ravera
The Barolo Vineyard That Everyone is Suddenly Clamoring For
Lambrusco: Wine That Pairs With Lunch
When it comes to drinking at lunch, the United States doesn’t have much of a wine culture. In...
A Reminder of Past Beauty: Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
You cannot divorce some wines from the context of their landscape; at least not if you’ve visited...
6 Wines for Spring: Lightning Round Recommendations
Happy spring. After the winter I’ve had, I’m happy to embrace the new season and rediscover my backyard...
Barbera: My Old Friend
In Which We Once Again Walk on the Slippery Slope of Wine and Our Day-to-Day Existence
Very Good Pinot Noir from Alto Adige
Think of where the world’s best Pinot Noir comes from and you’ll probably mention Burgundy first. Next, you...
A Vineyard Story: Martinenga Barbaresco
The Story Behind Barbaresco's Historic "Monopole" Vineyard
Frico Rosso: A “Chianti Villages” Wine
I live in Colorado, and we are just not known for making wine. In terms of industry clout, the...
Another Maremma Blockbuster
Tuscany’s history is a rich tapestry of invasion and conquest. Of city-states — such as Firenze (Florence), Siena, Lucca...