Massolino Barolo – 2013

Franco Massolino (Photo ©Tom Hyland) I’ve been a fan of the various Barolos from the renowned Serralunga d’Alba producer Massolino for almost twenty years now. Traditionally made, these wines represent their origins beautifully and have what the Piemontese call anima – soul. A few words about Massolino. Established in 1896 by Giovanni Massolino, the winery is now … Continue reading Massolino Barolo – 2013

More Harvest Updates

Sagrantino grapes, Montefalco, Umbria (Photo ©Tom Hyland) Two more harvest updates from Italy: Filippo Antonelli – proprietor, Antonelli, Montefalco, Umbria “2011 was a very strange season in Italy: a rather dry spring, a very fresh July and a very warm end of August and September; the results are: in general lower production, a very good … Continue reading More Harvest Updates