2014 – A Challenging Year – in more ways than one

They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but maybe when we talk about wine, we should retool this statement to beauty being “on the feel of the palate.” These days, when everything moves so fast, people want to learn about any number of subjects in as quick a manner as possible. …

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Aging Barbera

After spending a bit of time in the province of Asti tasting Barbera last week (thanks to the organizers of Barbera Meeting 2010), I can report on one aspect that is rarely mentioned regarding this variety; the ability of Barbera to age well. In reality, it shouldn’t be a surprise that Barbera can age; after … Continue reading Aging Barbera