Nebbiolo Prima 2014

Nebbiolo Prima 2014 - [nĕ-bē-'yōh-lōh  prē-'mŭh  'twĕn-tē  fôr-'tēn  n] 400 wines from 230 different producers tasted blindly in 5 days by 90 journalists from 25 different countries. All Nebbiolo. "Solo Nebbiolo." Every morning from May 12-16, all ninety of us, from different corners of the world, assembled in the Palazzo Mostre e Congressi in Alba and … Continue reading Nebbiolo Prima 2014

Unterortl of Alto Adige and Chiavennasca of Valtellina

I've been less active here the past couple of months but it's not because I haven't thinking about, drinking, and writing about wine. Aside from overcoming some family emergencies and crises, I've been working on some other projects. Earlier this month I finished an article about an artisan winery called Unterortl, for the Alto Adige … Continue reading Unterortl of Alto Adige and Chiavennasca of Valtellina

I colori di Nebbiolo nel nord d’Italia, autunno 2013

The colors of Nebbiolo in the north of Italy, autumn 2013 It was a dreary October in northern Italy this year. But I still managed to find the beautiful colors of Nebbiolo out in the vineyards... Harvest was about two weeks later than it's been for the past ten years. That was because of a … Continue reading I colori di Nebbiolo nel nord d’Italia, autunno 2013