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Budget Wine Review: Castelvero Barbera Piemonte 2015

The so-called “wine of the people”, Italian Barbera is Nebbiolo’s oft-ignored friend, occupying the lesser sites of Piemonte and producing high yields to wash down salumni or gnocchi. 107 more words

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The Pio Cesare Villa

Time flies, and the world of wines is no exception. It has almost been a year since I interacted with Mr Pio Boffa, who is the renowned yet humble wine producer from Piedmont in North West Italy. 780 more words

3 Big B's of Italy

Barolo, Barbaresco and Brunello are today amongst Italy’s best-known and most expensive wines. The reputation and stature of these three wines has grown so much over the years that it’s not uncommon to pitch them in the same league as wines from Bordeaux and Burgundy in France. 70 more words

Day Owl Rosé for National Rosé Day

This Saturday, June 10th is National Rosé Day. So here is a day-drinker’s rosé for you!

Day Owl Rosé 2016 by O’Neil Vintners; Parlier, California. 305 more words

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Let's Call Them "True Rosés"

As I have been mentioning all week, this Saturday (June 10th) is National Rosé Day (not to be confused with National Rose (as in the flower) Day which is June 12th. 789 more words


What’s in the glass tonight May 21st – Nebbiolo Barbera

From the Cellar: Hihi Nebbiolo Barbera Gisborne 2010/2011 – $$

There is an MS Barolo tasting approaching, so I thought to open a NZ Nebbiolo from my cellar, and get an early run at the variety. 183 more words