Never-tiring and always inspiring, I’ve been fortunate to drink several top Barolo producers and crus in the last few months. Cavallotto remains a favourite producer, and the estate’s two great single-vineyard
Sometimes there are those nights where everything is on point. Accompanied by wonderfully executed food at Cinara, each of the following was in peak form: Bernard Moreau Chassagne-Montrachet 2014 Diebolt-Vallois
Ciabot Berton are new entrants into British Columbia’s wine market. A recent tasting provided an opportunity to explore a range of blended and single vineyard Barolos from various recent vintages.
The exploration of California’s alternative and forgotten finds is in full maturity. Wine lists in San Francisco’s Mission district are replete with such offerings, the best of which are delicious,
In today’s post I will consider the ideology of one of the most common narratives in wine through the lens of an Italian estate that I greatly enjoy and respect.
As I’ve said many times before, Barolo may be the last great red wine region on the planet in which prices have yet to inflate to inaccessible levels. That time
I’ve collected Barolo and Barbaresco for some years now. I have recently been reminded that they are some of the greatest wines in the world that remain affordable for me.
Vietti are ideal modernists. Their use of oak is akin to the masters in Burgundy – deft, noticeable, but clearly intelligent and enhancing of valuable qualities. But do not be
Barolo has become the next Burgundy and Northern Rhone. Expect prices to increase up to double in the next 5 or so years. Luxury buyers are moving in, leaving less
Nebbiolo from the more northerly sub-alpine regions above Barolo and Barbaresco usually get passed over. Many know the DOCs Gattinara and Ghemme but I can’t imagine anyone except the most