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Using my head, finally!

As the temperatures drop and the days shrink, we still have Barbera and Primitivo to bring into Locati Cellars; Barbera is anticipated this coming Wednesday.  Although we know there isn’t as much Barbera as there was Sangiovese (that would have been 20.1 tons two weeks ago) we aren’t sure what time the fruit will come into the winery making it difficult to predict when we will be cleaning up.   243 more words

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Giacomo Bologna!

The first time I attended Vinitaly in Verona, I was lucky enough to be introduced to Giacomo Bologna. He had become famous for re-inventing Barbera. With a deep love of the region and it’s varietals he introduced the use of French Barriques in aging Barbera, which was unheard of until then.  475 more words

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