Falanghina Vineyard of Mastroberardino (Photo ©Tom Hyland) For my final post of 2009, I want to salute some of the finest Italian producers of this decade. Each year in the Spring issue of my Guide to Italian Wines, I list the year’s best wines and producers. I’ll be working on that shortly, but for … Continue reading The Decade’s Best Producers – Part One
Here is another of my Top 100 producers in Italy. Painting of Cavallotto Bottle by Hannes Hofstetter One of the seminal producers of Barolo is the Cavallotto family of Castiglione Falletto. Established in 1948 by Olivio Cavallotto, the operations are run today by his offspring, siblings Alfio, Giuseppe and Laura, who continue to make wines … Continue reading Cavallotto – Top 100
Renato Ratti Winery, Annunziata (Photo ©Tom Hyland) A few months ago, I assembled the choices of several Italian wine authorities regarding Brunello di Montalcino. Today, we turn our attention to Barolo.