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CHIARA BOSCHIS: First Lady of Barolo

E. PIRA winemaker visits VINTAGES Even more welcome than the first day of spring is a visit from the “First Lady of Barolo,” CHIARA BOSCHIS. The acclaimed winemaker at E. Pira estate is one of the few women winemakers in … Continue reading

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Alessandria Barolo: 140 years later, its time has come

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Feel the Summer “Brezza!”

BREZZA – Exclusive from Barolo, PiedmontBeat the Heat with a cool summer “BREZZA” The new releases from the Brezza winery, smack in the center of Barolo, always arrive just when it starts to heat up. That’s fine with us — … Continue reading

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ELIO GRASSO 2008 Barolo Ginestra Casa Mate 98 pts.

“MUST-HAVE” WINES: ’08 ELIO GRASSO Barolo “Ginestra Casa Mate” 98+ pts. $85 ($72.25 case purchase) Just a few days ago, were we delighted to host a visit with Marina Grasso, wife of Elio and mother of Gianluca — clearly, the … Continue reading

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BURLOTTO BAROLO Pre-Arrival offer

BURLOTTO BAROLO Pre-Arrival Offer: Save XX%! Perhaps no winery better exemplifies the idea of a small, traditional, artisan producer steadfastly fashioning quintessential examples of Barolo with little fanfair than BURLOTTO. A winery whose history dates back to the mid 1800’s … Continue reading

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