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Vino della Settimana–08 Dolcetto di Dogliani San Luigi, by Chionetti

What we will be doing when we’re past 86 years old, I don’t know, but we find a lot of inspiration in Quinto Chionetti.  A 86 year old winemaker, still going strong, still making the best Dolcettos around, defending is … Continue reading

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Vino della Settimana – 2008 Langhe Nebbiolo, by Ca’Viola

Although the Ca’Viola winery was founded as long ago as 1991, Beppe (probably known to his mother as Giuseppe) Caviola has been mostly famous for his consultancy work for other wineries. Among them the likes of Einaudi, Vietti, Bruno Rocca, … Continue reading

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Vino della Settimana – 2009 Dolcetto d’Alba, by Elio Altare

Ask a Piemontese winemaker what his or her favorite wine is, and they will you it’s a red burgundy (some will prefer whites, and then a white burgundy or a riesling is the answer). Few vignerons in Burgundy will return … Continue reading

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Vino della Settimana – 2007 Dolcetto d’Alba, by Elio Grasso

When you think of Dolcetto, some may first think of Dogliani, where the likes of Abbona, Chionetti, Einaudi, and CaViola makes cellarable, complex, and minerally wines from the dolcetto (the little sweet one) grape.  That are good to drink right … Continue reading

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Uncovering the Best Dolcettos

Geir Salvesen in Aftenposten (#1 daily non-tabloid newspaper in Norway) Saturday had an interesting article on the Dolcetto’s available at Vinmonopolet.  Pity the Norwegian Wine Monopoly (possibly the best wine retailer in the world) does not really get Dolcetto.  Today … Continue reading

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