Tag Archives: Marengo

Tre Bicchieri Piemonte 2016

List over Tre Bicchieri in Piemonte is out. No real suprises here, except perhaps that there’s no Barbera from Alba (except Larigi), and that no winemaker got two…. Great to see both Corinos in there though!! Alta Langa Brut Zero … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, Regional Wine Travel, Wine Tastings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Is it possible to ever slow down the Bordeaux marketing machine?

Last week the vino writers, buyers, and sellers of the World went to Bordeaux, to taste the 2011 wines out of barrel.  Not a great vintage by any means, but even in the week leading up to the marketing event, … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wine Journalism–Apples and Apples, or Apples and Pears?

The world’s best wine magazine (according to itself), Decanter (of UK), calls Bordeaux 2010 vintage “an embarrassment of riches”.  The same magazine says “Tight, Tannic” (a clever attempt at “Titanic” – the vintage is going down…?) about Barolo 2006.  One of their … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Vino della Settimana – 2008 Langhe Nebbiolo, by Giuseppe Rinaldi

You might think otherwise, bur considerable thought goes into our Wine of the Week. There are certain criteria, e.g. we will not simply choose the obvious ones necessarily,  the most expensive you-know-who-they-are wines, but rather seek out what we think … Continue reading

Posted in Wine Tastings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Wine Tastings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment