BAROLO

    Piemonte Part 1 – first taste of Monferrato

    I experienced my first wine trip to Piemonte the other week and I really enjoyed it. The countryside is beautiful, the v...

    3 readers - By Quentin Sadler's Wine Page

    Bold, beautiful Damilano Barolos

    "The wine of kings, the king of wines.” Barolos are among Italy’s most prized wines, and they are loved for their perfumed nose, layered flavors, great structure, and long cellar life. Paolo Damilano, who has vineyards in the best sites in the region, recently stopped in New...

    1 readers - By Wine Lover's Journal

      Dinner with Piedmont Winemaker Gianpaolo Manzone

      Gabe's View - - 1 readers - 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, G...

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      Piemonte Part 1 – first taste of Monferrato

      …I experienced my first wine trip to Piemonte the other week and I really enjoyed it. The countryside is beautiful, the variety of landscapes in a small area is quite extraordinary – totally flat around the Po Valley, but with … Continue reading…

      3 readers - By Quentin Sadler's Wine Page

      Notes on 2010 Barolo - more than 110 wines

      … Barolo landscape, early May morning (Photo ©Tom Hyland) I recently tasted more than 125 examples of Barolo from the 2010 vintage at the Nebbiolo Prima event in Alba, Piemonte. This event is held each year for a select few dozen journalists (about 70) from around the world, who taste the wines blind over the course of several…

      By Reflections on Wine

      Thirsty Thursday: Gaja, Dagromis, Barolo DOCG Italy 2007

      …So...Gaja. Angelo Gaja has pushed the Piedmont into the modern age. Considered one of the world's greatest winemakers, he brought small French barrique and international varieties to the trapped-in-tradition Piedmont. He's also pushed prices into the stratosphere. His basic Barbaresco runs $210 a bottle. So this Thirsty Thursday, we touch the hem of Gaja's divine robe with: Dagromis, Barolo DOCG Italy 2007: a mere $70. Continue reading →…

      By WAYWARD WINE

      Bold, beautiful Damilano Barolos

      …. Because of they are so highly valued, Barolos are typically sold in the U.S. for no less than $50-$60 and often for far more. Yet this tasting began with the Damilano Barolo Lecinquevigne 2009, a relatively new project for the winery. At $35, it is a “gift for the market,” according to Paolo. The wine was ruby with slightly browning at the edges from…

      1 readers - By Wine Lover's Journal

      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

      Pebble Beach: Nation’s Premier Food & Wine Event When it Comes to Wine

      … Opening Night Reception at Pebble Beach Food & Wine (all photos courtesy PBFW) The country’s greatest annual food and wine event with an emphasis on wine—featuring some of the world’s finest and most exclusive wines–ended this past Sunday in Pebble Beach, California. This was the seventh edition of Pebble Beach Food & Wine (PBFW…

      By RJonWine.com