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    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

    A wine made when Nixon was President reminds us just how sexy 'old' can be

    … of which memories are made. Fortunately, there were more wines to taste. There, on the counter, sat three very large bottles that towered over the others around them. Each was a Barolo, the famous wine from the region of the same name in Piedmont in northern Italy. Not only that, they were from the 1970s -- a ‘79, a ‘76 and a ‘70 to be precise…

    1 readers - By Vint-ed

    Wine of the Week: Valferana, Gattinara D.O.C.G. 2005

    …This week’s wine of the week is from Piedmont, from the winery Nervi. I had the pleasure of sitting next to Enrico Fileppo, the oenologist from the winery who has worked there since 1984, last year at a dinner during … Continue reading →…

    6 readers - By avvinare

    Tess and Barb – Episode #306

    … In this episode of 1337 Wine TV, Mark reviews wine he purchased via Underground Cellar. Underground Cellar is an online wine service that offers deals with a time limit. The deal is one price that is equivalent to the least expensive wine in the deal with the chance of scoring an upgrade to a higher priced wine. Wines reviewed are the Non…

    3 readers - By Video Wine Reviews and Education - 1337 Wine

    Olek Bondonio Rosso Giulietta 2012

    … Humility’s in short supply when it comes to wine. Let’s face it, baked into the very idea of wine quality is the assumption that more is better – length, intensity, complexity, power. If a wine were to be described as humble, as I’d charactertise this, it’s at best a backhanded compliment, suggestive of a wine that succeeds despite itself…

    2 readers - By Full Pour