Barolo Part 2

So, last time in Part 1 we got into the history and geology of Barolo, and this time we’ll finish the region off by going into the details of the fickle yet ultimately rewarding Nebbiolo variety and the evolution of the style of Barolo over the last century, which includes the battle between ‘traditionalist’ and ‘modernist’ factions!…

Barolo Part 1

One of Italy’s most prestigious wine regions, often referred to as “the Burgundy of Italy”, the region of Barolo will take me a few weeks to do properly. So this time I’ll go into the history of what makes this regions so special as well as the terrior of this appellation, made up of its specific soils, location…

Barbaresco

The tiny appellation of Barbaresco is located in the state of Piedmont (which translates to ‘foot of the mountain), in the very north-west of Italy. The village of Barbaresco is located on the eastern banks of the Tanaro River, and all vineyards sit just outside this tiny village. Several centuries ago, the hill where the…