Piedmont Wine Region
Explore the finest Italian wines with this archive of wine articles, wine reviews, winemaker profiles and vineyard stories about the Piedmont Wine Region.
A Vineyard’s Story: Barolo’s Ravera
The Barolo Vineyard That Everyone is Suddenly Clamoring For
Barbera: My Old Friend
In Which We Once Again Walk on the Slippery Slope of Wine and Our Day-to-Day Existence
A Vineyard Story: Martinenga Barbaresco
The Story Behind Barbaresco's Historic "Monopole" Vineyard
Top Value Red Wine (Yet Another): Floral Nebbiolo from Roero
I’m at a point in my Nebbiolo-drinking career where I honestly can’t say whether I prefer Barbaresco and Barolo...
The Long Story Arc of Barolo: Vietti’s Barolo di Castiglione Falletto
For a moment, think of the wine inside a bottle as a story. As you drink it, it...
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...
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...
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...
A New Favorite White Wine: Roero Arneis
I’ve written quite a bit lately about Italy. For this, I am in no way apologetic. There...
Just Another Gorgeous Nebbiolo
Can this grape go wrong?