Upcoming Webinars with Italian Producers

Piero Mastroberardino¬†(Photo by Tom Hyland) I have several upcoming webinars with Italian producers, starting with an interview with Piero Mastroberardino, proprietor and managing director of the famed Mastroberardino winery in Atripalda, Campania’s most historic wine company. In this webinar, Piero will discuss the history of his winery and their influence on the region’s wines. He … Continue reading Upcoming Webinars with Italian Producers

A Truly Feminine Barolo / Webinars with Italian Producers

L’Astemia Pentita winery, Barolo¬†(Photo courtesy, L’Astemia Pentita) Barolo is often described as having a feminine character. For a wine with noteworthy aging potential – as much as 30-40 years from the best vineyards in the best vintages, made by the finest producers – Barolo can be quite approachable upon release. Even for examples that need … Continue reading A Truly Feminine Barolo / Webinars with Italian Producers

A Must-Have Barolo

Within a few weeks, I will post my report on the 2016 Barolo vintage, a year that is truly special, one of the finest of the past twenty years. While most of the wines I review will be single vineyard offerings, from such acclaimed sites as Cannubi, Cerequio, Brunate, Rocche dell’Annunziata and several dozen more, … Continue reading A Must-Have Barolo