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 k ...

    11 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

      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.

      Ravenswood Besieged by Nature this Halloween

      MyWinePal - - 1 readers - “Are ravens circling a good or a bad omen?”, Joel thought, as the black winged birds, about the size of a football, with long wingspan, and tapered wings, and each feather, like so many shiny throwing daggers silently glided above his head, this dark and gloomy evening, the copper Autumn moon just half exposed, peaking behind the gathering storm clouds to see what will happen to this man dress.

      Monster Chiller Thriller Wine V – Episode #313

      Video Wine Reviews and Education - 1337 Wine - - 1 readers - Author: Mark Fusco (1337 Wine)+ • 10/27/2014 San Antonio, TX Bwahahahaha. Happy Halloween everyone! In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark pulls out all the stops and reviews 3 Halloween-themed wines. First is a wine everyone has probably seen on the store shelves, the 2012 Mosselland Riesling Cat Bottle – Black. Second is the 2013 Besieged Red Wine from Ravenswood.

    The latest about Barbera

      Studio Time with Rinascimento

      … bitterness on the finish needs time. 15 years? Probably not. But it definitely needs at least 3-5, and then it’ll be a beauty. 2010 vintage available at Empire Wine, Wine Library and Saratoga Wine. G.D. Vajra Barbera d’Alba 2011 (limited availability) A slightly more modern Barbera, with higher alcohol (14.5%) and some up front cherry flavor, but still…

      By Mike Madaio/ Pennsylvania Vine Company

      Ravenswood Besieged by Nature this Halloween

      …, Carignane, Zinfandel, Syrah, Barbera, Alicante Bouschet, and Mourvedre with precision and care. Would the grapes from these old vines produce a bewitching blend? With time and age, Joel thought we shall know. Joel Peterson, better known for his full-bodied Ravenswood Zinfandel wines, has decided to try his fortune at making a blend from old vine…

      1 readers - By Karl Mywinepal/ MyWinePal

      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…

      11 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

      …, olive trees and, of course, a 2.5 h of vineyards. Organic certified by IMC". The wine itself has an interesting profile, actually two profiles. Chilled it reminds of a tart sour cherry wine with strong acids; warmer a strawberry creamsicle. The second wine was the 2010 Musto Carmelitano Aglianico del Vulture DOC "Serra Del Prete". Musto Carmelitano…

      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

      … Spain, Italy, and France. Most were farmers and they brought with them treasured vine cuttings from the old country: Spanish Tempranillo and Torrontés, Italian Barbera and Sangiovese, and French Cabernet Sauvignon, Viognier and Malbec. However, things started to go downhill for the wine industry throughout the twentieth century, thanks to a variety…

      4 readers - By Natalie Maclean/ Natalie MacLean

      Random Samples 9/15/2014

      … Mondavi’s “La Famiglia” project which focused on Italian grapes). When Mondavi went the corporate route, the project was eliminated, Jim kept going with Mel Knox, a long time French barrel salesman. Their fruit grows in Lodi, long a source for jug wines, but has recently been producing several highly regarded wines (more on Lodi in a coming post…

      3 readers - By Jeff Kralik/ the drunken cyclist

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

      … Vintage Atlantic Wine Region, which showcases some of the fantastic wine being offered here on the East Coast. More big news on this new venture to come. I personally want to thank Al, Jennifer and their staff for the memorable visit. Best of luck on the distillery. It’s already on the list for next year. Links: Cassinelli Winery & Vineyards Chesapeake Wine Trail Vintage Atlantic Wine Region (Stay tuned for more on this!) …

      5 readers - By Doug Zimmerman/ Uncorked Remarks

      #WW DaVine Cellars 2012 Barbera

      … this is one easy drinking wine. Rated *** and a solid 7 on the official scale this one is a real beauty. We will be going back for more. Go visit this neat tasting room in Santa Cruz and enjoy a bit of Hawaii and wine. Tell em we sent you! Happy Wine Adventures, Cheers, WineWalkabout.net Kiwi & Koala …

      1 readers - By WineWalkabout

      Meeting Joan Kautz of Ironstone Vineyards in the Sierra Foothills

      … "You must be the oldest grape growing family I've ever met ... in the USA, of course," I say to Joan Kautz, whose family has been farming in Lodi, California since the early 1900s. Though the name may not be familiar to you, this family - who started out as sweet cherry farmers is now the sixth largest grape grower in the state with 6,500 acres…

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