Barolo Auction Singapore This has to be the ‘Wine Dinner of the Year’, both in theme and value. If you know your Barolo, $258 per person for this line up of top-of-the-line producers is ludicrously cheap – indeed one bottle of any of these wines would be more than the cost of the whole package and there are some excellent vintages being served ... read more >
A view from Barolo on a clear day In concluding my tour of Piedmont, it is only fitting to finish up with a grape with small plantings here but it is representative of the region every time one brings up the subject of Piedmont. Nebbiolo needs no introduction. To the locals, Nebbiolo in Piedmont is like what Pinot Noir is to the Burgundians. ... read more >
A foggy day in Nieve of Barbaresco  This is why they call the grape Nebbiolo because of the fog Nebbia Although the North-east of Italy is known for its Barolo, Barbaresco, Moscato and Gavi, not many people would expect that Piedmont can produce such a wide array of wines made from international varietals. ... read more >
Barolo 62 and Barbaresco 1967 One of our true Wandering Palates, Matthew Wilson, finds himself buried in Barolo and Barbaresco spanning 50 years with an intoxicating melange of history, the intriguing nuances of aged wines and great Italian food, Melbourne style. ... read more >
Events | Related to: , ,
Barolo Nebbiolo Grape A progressive balance of contemporary and traditional techniques have transformed the otherwise unyielding Nebbiolo grape. For the uninitiated, the formidable Barolo is a full-bodied Italian red wine produced in the Piedmonte region of northwest Italy from the idiosyncratic and indigenous Nebbiolo grape. ... read more >
Gaja Barbaresco, Italy The Rapidly-Evolving Expression Nebbiolo Curtis marsh reports on modern-day Barolo and Barbaresco where a progressive balance of contemporary and traditional techniques have transformed an otherwise unyielding style of red. Like many of the Old World wine regions, there was an inherited resistance to change in Piedmont, with the old guard Barolo and Barbaresco winemakers obstinately adhering to time-honoured traditions and ... read more >
Italy Carabinieri sampling Barolo Wines Curtis Marsh confesses he cannot get enough Nebbiolo, indeed more than just a passing phase, it is becoming an obsession. It is not often that I have a preoccupation for a single variety; after all, I do purport to have a ‘wandering palate’. I was for a period last year, fixated with Sangiovese or Chianti Classico to be more precise, ... read more >