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Burlotto Monvigliero 2013

Wine: Barolo Monvigliero

Producer: Burlotto

Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy

Grape varieties: Nebbiolo

Vintage: 2013

Eye: ruby red

Nose: Rose, lavender, spices, white pepper… 15 altre parole

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Getting ready for Vin Italy, 2017 - part I

Vin Italy is a crazy time. It’s a fun time (I get to see old and new friends), and it’s an awful time (the crowds! the heat! 355 altre parole

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HOW TO MAKE A LASTING IMPRESSION – MASSOLINO (AZ. AGR. VIGNA RIONDA), PART III

Franco describes the new project. It’s part cellar, part community park. The cellar will be all underground (even if in the picture below it is exposed – it won’t be when completed ), and on top, there will be a natural space with places to sit, gather, relax. 1.306 altre parole

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100 points

First of, huge congratulations to my friend Fabio on receiving 100 points from Antonio Galloni on his 2013 Monvigliero. Having been a big fan of Fabio and his wines for a while, I am not surprised he received a top score for his wine. 104 altre parole

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HOW TO MAKE A LASTING IMPRESSION – MASSOLINO (AZ. AGR. VIGNA RIONDA), PART II

Referring to the map he’s provided me with, Franco (a graduate of the oenologic school in Alba) gives a quick overview of the Barolo area – he mentions the eleven communes/villages (see below), and points out the Massolino Cru (i.e. 1.092 altre parole

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How to make a lasting impression - Massolino (Az. Agr. Vigna Rionda), Part I

They say you only get one chance to make a first impression. Some make full use of that opportunity, and others, well, let’s just say they do not. 1.217 altre parole

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Wine of the Week

Mauro Veglio Barbera d’Alba

Wine: Barbera d’Alba

Producer: Mauro Veglio

Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy

Grape varieties: Barbera

Vintage: 2014

Eye: Intense ruby red, some violet

Nose: 23 altre parole

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