Barbera

    The Best Box Wines - Vinchio-Vaglio Serra Piemonte Barbera 2012

    The first selection in our series on boxed wine! A True Bulk Buy! This post brought to you by: Get the Chateau Rollan de By Cru Bourgeois Medoc 2010 for just $18.99 plus FREE SHIPPING on any size order! 100% Barbera from Piedmont, Italy. Available for as low as $16 for a 3L bottle. From the importer: "This wine is an entry level Barbera from Vinchio Vaglio Serra, a winery known ...

    8 readers - By Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob

    Renato Ratti Barbera d'Alba and d'Asti 2012 - Your marching orders? Drink these wines!

    Tasty Italian soldiers. This post brought to you by: Get the Brassfield Estate Eruption 2012 for just $16.99 plus FREE SHIPPING on any size order! Today we have a pair of Barbera, both from Piedmont. The first comes from the Barbera d'Alba DOC which encompasses the town of Alba and the surrounding area and overlaps with the Barolo and Barbaresco designations.

    6 readers - By Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob

      #WineStudio Session XVII – Rinascimento Rising with Italian Wine

      WineCompass - - 3 readers - For three weeks in September PROTOCOL Wine Studio featured Justin Gallen, owner Rinascimento Wine Company, an importer of Italian wines. We learned about Justin during the first #winestudio session as well as Eric Guy's podcast interview of Justin here. The second and third week's we continued to learn about Justin as well as sampling a few of his imports.

      Rinascimento Wine Company: Building Relationships, Selling Italian Wine

      Pull That Cork - - 2 readers - Relationships are a big part of wine appreciation. Just think about how you have found some of your favorite wines. It’s likely been through your local wine merchant with whom you have developed a relationship, learning how your tastes compare to his or her tastes and recommendations. Or maybe a friend recommended a wine or winery to you.

      There is No ‘R’ in Delicious

      From Vinho Verde to Barolo with Love - - 2 readers - Yes, it is October, and while it is never stated, the unspoken rule seems to be ‘no rosé in months containing the letter r.’ May to August isn’t enough time to enjoy all the beautiful rosés out there, especially when temperatures reach into the 80’s and there’s a salmon on the grill. Rosé just seems right. Solune is a winery in Grass Valley, California.

      Batasiolo Barbera d’Alba DOC 2011

      Golly's Wine Drops - - 1 readers - The good people at Mondial Wines sent me this bottle as they know I’m partial to Italian wines, and they’re nuts about them. Barbera d’Alba is one of those wines that’s great because it’s easy to understand. It’s made from Barbera grapes grown around the town of … go on guess … well done, it is Alba.

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      Batasiolo Barbera d’Alba DOC 2011

      … The good people at Mondial Wines sent me this bottle as they know I’m partial to Italian wines, and they’re nuts about them. Barbera d’Alba is one of those wines that’s great because it’s easy to understand. It’s made from Barbera grapes grown around the town of … go on guess … well done, it is Alba. Other grapes grown in the neighbourhood…

      1 readers - By Erin Mellor/ Golly's Wine Drops

      The Best Box Wines - Vinchio-Vaglio Serra Piemonte Barbera 2012

      …The first selection in our series on boxed wine! A True Bulk Buy! This post brought to you by: Get the Chateau Rollan de By Cru Bourgeois Medoc 2010 for just $18.99 plus FREE SHIPPING on any size order! 100% Barbera from Piedmont, Italy. Available for as low as $16 for a 3L bottle. From the importer: "This wine is an entry level Barbera from…

      8 readers - By Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob

      There is No ‘R’ in Delicious

      …Yes, it is October, and while it is never stated, the unspoken rule seems to be ‘no rosé in months containing the letter r.’ May to August isn’t enough time to enjoy all the beautiful rosés out there, especially when temperatures reach into the 80’s and there’s a salmon on the grill. Rosé just seems right. Solune is a winery in Grass Valley…

      2 readers - By From Vinho Verde to Barolo with Love

      #WineStudio Session XVII – Rinascimento Rising with Italian Wine

      …". Nebbiolo, Dolcetto and Barbera are the grapes of choice and we started with the later in the 2011 G.D. Vajra Barbera d’Alba DOC. This wine starts with a tart cherry chocolate-tobacco aroma, followed by a silky smooth black fruit flavor, and finishes with nice acids. This was probably my favorite of the entire collection. The second wine…

      3 readers - By Todd M. Godbout/ WineCompass

      Rinascimento Wine Company: Building Relationships, Selling Italian Wine

      … and the wines of G.D. Vajra. G.D. Vajra wine estate was founded in 1972 on family property located in the village of Vergne in Barolo. The vineyards, at about 400 meters elevation, have a variety of soil types and sun exposures. They are farmed organically, sustainably and without irrigation. 2011 G.D. Vajra Barbera d’Alba — inky dark ruby-violet color…

      2 readers - By Pull That Cork

      Argentina – Part 4

      …Continued from Part 3 of Argentine Wine The Catena Alta Malbec Cabernet we’re drinking smolders in the glass. Its sultry edge is more enticing than the sweet, soupy international style of many brand name grapes. Nicolás believes that drinkers are shifting away from the herbal flavors of Cabernet and turning more toward wines like Malbec (and Syrah…

      4 readers - By Natalie Maclean/ Natalie MacLean

      Random Samples 9/15/2014

      … is hot. Really hot. A fact that Jim feels is perfect for growing Italian varieties. Along with the Vermentino and Primitivo below, Jim produces a few Muscats (dry and sweet), a Barbera, and a smattering of other wines, all from Italian grapes. Like this: Like Loading... Related This entry was posted in Wine by Jeff Kralik. Bookmark the permalink.…

      3 readers - By Jeff Kralik/ the drunken cyclist

      Cassinelli Winery & Vineyards, Church Hill, MD – July 13th, 2014

      …Maryland, day two. My sincere apologies that it took two months to cover a two day road trip. Come to think of it, it may be a good incentive to live each day to the fullest and extend the good times. Or something like that. Enough rambling. Cassinelli Winery is located south of Chestertown on Rt. 213 in the heart of Maryland’s Eastern Shore. When…

      5 readers - By Doug Zimmerman/ Uncorked Remarks

      #WW DaVine Cellars 2012 Barbera

      … very good and on this day decide on a purchase of the 2012 DaVine Barbera. This lovely medium to medium full bodied wine has all kinds of blue and Black berry notes. All the fruit characters come through on the palate with some added plum and spice and soft integrated tannins, this is one tasty Barbera. With a wonderful round full mouth feel…

      1 readers - By WineWalkabout

      Meeting Joan Kautz of Ironstone Vineyards in the Sierra Foothills

      … pairing events, cooking classes) as well as high end concerts with brand name stars. When the sweet cherry market tanked, Joan's father first planted grapes in 1968, skipping over the then popular Mission and Barbera grapes and going for Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, now offering Chardonnay and Zinfandel as well as Cabernet Franc, Petite Sirah…

      1 readers - By Marisa D'vari/ A Wine Story

      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/ Charles Scicolone on Wine