Barbera

    A Final 2010 Barolo Visit: Burlotto

    Burlotto – to give the estate its full name, Commendatore G. B ...

    7 readers - By Tom's Wine Line

    Scott Harvey Amador County Mountain Selection Barbera 2012 - Amore!

    Another fab find from the Sierra Foothills. 83% Barbera, 13% Syrah and 4% Zinfandel from Amador County, Sierra Foothills, California. This post brought to you by: Get the Locations F-2 French Red by Dave Phinney 2012 for just $17.99 plus FREE SHIPPING on any size order! SRP of $22 and available for as low as $16. 2,469 cases produced. Sample submitted for review.

    5 readers - By The Reverse Wine Snob

      Maryland’s Eastern Shore – Part 3 of 4

      Uncorked Remarks - - 4 readers - I don't know about the rest of you, but after a full day of tasting wine, I enjoy grazing on mouth-watering barbeque. And drinking more wine. So that's what happened. Crow Farm is a third generation farm in rural Kennedyville, whose main business is all natural grass fed beef.

      CELEBRATING MY BIRTHDAY

      Charles Scicolone on Wine - - 2 readers - We spent my birthday weekend in the Hamptons at the home of our friends, Ernie and Louise De Salvo. Louise is an excellent cook and Ernie and I have the same taste in wine. We started with lunch on Saturday with zucchini flowers stuffed with mozzarella and anchovies in a batter and deep-fried. This is one of my favorite foods and I have it whenever I am in Rome.

      Thirsty Thursday: Marchesi di Barolo, Maraia, Barbera del Monferrato, Italy 2012

      WAYWARD WINE - - 1 readers - I’m finding it hard reaching for red this Thirsty Thursday. It is still August. Summer has yet to leave us. I do not want to hear the word Fall. But then we have Barbera. No, not those perpetually rerun Saturday cartoons, but a big, fat black grape that grows like wildfire throughout Northwestern Italy. Barbera makes for a staple red wine of the North, attached to regions like Asti and Alba.

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      CELEBRATING MY BIRTHDAY

      … because the wine had nice fruity aromas and flavors and a hint of creaminess. Barbera d’Alba 2001 Giacomo Conterno made from 100% Barbera d’Alba. The vineyard is in Serralunga d’Alba, the soil is calcareous limestone and the exposure is west/southwest. Vinification lasts for 2/3 weeks in wooden vats with regular breaking of the cap. The wine…

      2 readers - By Charles Scicolone on Wine

      Scott Harvey Amador County Mountain Selection Barbera 2012 - Amore!

      …Another fab find from the Sierra Foothills. 83% Barbera, 13% Syrah and 4% Zinfandel from Amador County, Sierra Foothills, California. This post brought to you by: Get the Locations F-2 French Red by Dave Phinney 2012 for just $17.99 plus FREE SHIPPING on any size order! SRP of $22 and available for as low as $16. 2,469 cases produced. Sample…

      5 readers - By The Reverse Wine Snob

      Thirsty Thursday: Marchesi di Barolo, Maraia, Barbera del Monferrato, Italy 2012

      …I’m finding it hard reaching for red this Thirsty Thursday. It is still August. Summer has yet to leave us. I do not want to hear the word Fall. But then we have Barbera. No, not those perpetually rerun Saturday cartoons, but a big, fat black grape that grows like wildfire throughout Northwestern Italy. Barbera makes for a staple red wine…

      1 readers - By WAYWARD WINE

      Maryland’s Eastern Shore – Part 3 of 4

      …. Crow's award winning Barbera Rosé 2013 was unfortunately sold out, I would have liked to taste these side by side. — $15/bottle 4. Barbera 2011 - Barbera is king in Eastern Maryland. This light red is a great pairing with the local beef on the farm here. A well balanced wine with red cherries on the nose and palate. — $25/bottle 5. Merlot 2011 - My…

      4 readers - By Uncorked Remarks

      Bochis Francesco Langhe Barbera – remarkable value from Piedmont

      … So enjoyed this wine. It’s a Piedmont Barbera aged for four months in large botti, from limestone soils at 420-460 m. Bochis Francesco Langhe Barbera Dogliano 2012 Piedmont, Italy 13% alcohol. Lovely black cherry and plum fruit: sleek, pure and fresh. Fine and elegant with some grippy structure and a bit of damson to complement the raspberry and black cherry fruit. A lovely wine of great purity and finesse. 93/100 (£12.50 Haynes, Hanson & Clark) …

      3 readers - By jamie goode's wine blog

      A Final 2010 Barolo Visit: Burlotto

      …Burlotto – to give the estate its full name, Commendatore G. B. Burlotto – is a long-established Barolo producer that I have been late in coming to appreciate. For the last few years at Nebbiolo Prima (the annual blind tasting in Alba at which about 300 producers show their new releases to invited international wine…

      7 readers - By Tom's Wine Line

      Luca Bosio Barbera d'Asti 2011 - Bring On The Pizza!

      …A budget (and taste bud) friendly Barbera d'Asti. 100% Barbera from Barbera d'Asti, Piedmont, Italy. SRP of $20 and purchased for $10 from WineShopper. Imported by Quintessential Wines. From the bottle: "Selected Barbera grapes were chosen to create this superior and elegant wine. Ageing for six months in steel tanks adds class and freshness…

      11 readers - By The Reverse Wine Snob

      More Fine 2010 Barolo Visits: Paolo Scavino

      …It was very hard to find a bad wine, even a mediocre one, among the 2010 new releases that I tasted in Alba back in May, so that made my afternoon visits to individual producers (the blind-tasting sessions ran all morning) very pleasurable indeed. One that I particularly enjoyed was to the Paolo Scavino estate…

      1 readers - By Tom's Wine Line

      Renwood Amador County Zinfandel 2011

      …The Renwood Amador County Old Vine Zinfandel 2011 is 90% Zinfandel, 5% Primitivo (an Italian twin of the Zinfandel grape), 3% Syrah and 2% Barbera sourced from Renwood Estate vineyards and other old vine vineyards in Amador County. Amador County is located east of the Lodi AVA in the Shenandoah Valley of Northern California. Amador County has…

      5 readers - By CHEAP WINE FINDER

      10 Best Barbera Wines to Buy Now + 5 Surprising Facts about Barbera

      …Barbera is both the name of a grape and of the red wine it produces. Its ancestral home is in the Piedmont region of Northern Italy, from the vineyards around the towns of Asti, Alexandria and Casale Monferrato. You’ll find my Top 10 Barbera reviews and ratings here. 5 Surprising Facts about Barbera: 1. Unlike Barolo and Barberesco, Barbera…

      3 readers - By Natalie MacLean

      Thirsty Thursday: Barbera, Mazzoni, Piemonte, Italy 2009

      …Summer has hit us. Red wine is the last thing I want to drink. Beer would fare better. But something needs to drown out the AC on eco-mode. This Thirsty Thursday turns to that old favorite: Barbera. Italy’s third most-planted red grape, this prolific paragon of the Piedmontese people has filled many glasses, regions, and styles (including…

      2 readers - By WAYWARD WINE

      2007 Downhill Cellars Susannah’s Barbera

      … 2007 Downhill Cellars Susannah’s Barbera Shenandoah Valley, CA I sampled this wine during the April Passport Day put on by the Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Growers’ Association, which I blogged about last month. Downhill Cellars only does tastings on Passport Days, so it was a rare treat, and one good enough that I ended up taking home two…

      3 readers - By Rebecca Gomez Farrell

      Dinner with Piedmont Winemaker Gianpaolo Manzone

      … Gianpaolo Manzone represents the sixth generation of his family involved in the wine business in one aspect or another. His family has two plots of land that add up to 24 acres under vine. In addition to being the winemaker, Gianpaolo is also the vineyard manager for this property which sits is in two different town’s right in the midst…

      1 readers - By Gabe's View

      Wine Tasting Event With Howard Soon Of Sandhill Wines

      … great run down of the vineyards they draw their grapes from and it was really interesting to see the variance of temperature, climate, and varieties being grown.  He was very generous with his time talking about the challenges of growing grapes like Sangiovese and Barbera in the Okanagan.  He showed us pictures of the cliffs at the base…

      3 readers - By The Unfussy Wine Enthusiasts