The latest about Barbera

    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…

    10 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 […] The post Renwood Amador County Zinfandel 2011 appeared first on CHEAP WINE FINDER. …

    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

    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