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  • Arneis

    The first records of Arneis plantings in Piedmont go back to the 1400s in the Roero area. Today, many call Arneis the...

  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Dolcetto

    History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...

Popular Wineries in Alba View all

  • Hilberg-Pasquero

    The Casa Pasquero Farm was founded in the early 20th century on a hilltop in Bricco Gatti. Follow...

  • Grasso, Azienda Agricola Elio

    Currently, the Elio Grasso estate has a productive vineyard holding of 14 hectares. The cellar us...

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  • You have winter white truffles, mostly from Northern Italy and commonly ... a few meals from the Alba whites in Tokyo this late autumn and early winter, November through January timeframe. Fortunately I didn't have to pay for all of them. Strangely enough, the Alba white truffles matched extremely well with some aged Barbaresco. Imagine that Read More

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  • As usual, Chambers Street offers up some very interesting bottles at very good ... from the Saturday market in Alba, May 2015Piedmont N - VN - V, but starting with some stragglers from earlier in the alphabet. And more to come, soon! Jamie WolffClick to view up-to-date inventory on our website →Conterno, Aldo 1990 Barolo Riserva Gran Bussia  |... Read More

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  • So there's lots of ways to figure that economic picture.  The ... in Monforte d'Alba goes the other direction in one very small vineyard--he lets the weeds go for a while, then goes in with a weed whacker or even a hoe/weed cutter, leaving the organic material to replenish the soil.  But he admits he does it because the vineyard is very small, ... Read More

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  • Renato Ratti Nebbiolo d'Alba Ochetti 2013

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    Dark ruby color with jammy and spice notes. Medium body with traditional Nebbiolo characteristics. Read More

    Wine review by BeautifulCalamity


  • I was going to recommend Chianti or Montalcino--friends went there recently and ... you could fly into Asti or Alba, that would change things, but they don't have airports that I am aware of.&nbs Read More

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  • Red, sorry to hear about that harrowing adventure to Total Wine, the insanity ... ... Felice Barbera d'Alba Superiore Famiglia LanzavecchiaQuinta de Ventozelo Douro Quinta de Ventozelo Reserva&nbs Read More

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  • The last wine I got this sensation in was a 2012 Quivet Cabernet Sauvignon Las ... 2012 Sandrone Nebbiolo d'alba might be one to try if you like big tannins and complex fruit character.Cheers, and welcome to the foru Read More

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  • Pertinace Barbera d'Alba 2012

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    Nice balance of fruit and acidity with no noticeable tannins. There was a course sediment in the bottom of the bottle. Good basic barbera. Read More

    Wine review by RandyFisher


  • Azienda Agricola Cogno Pre-Phylloxera Barbera d'Alba 2013

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    Floral syrupy aromas with ripe black cherry on the nose and a hint of licorice. Focussed and tart on the palate, this shows a lot of cranberry and cherry flavors with a fair bit of oak on the finish.87 pts Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Giuseppe Cortese Dolcetto d'Alba 2013

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    Nice easy-drinking wine. Not over-the-top with fruit, but there are some red berry hints and even a suggestion of mint. Typical acidity that I usually see in Italian wines. More a food wine than a sipper. Also, a drink now wine. I see no reason to dedicate wine storage space for this one. Read More

    Wine review by EMark


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