Looking Forward: Le Piane Boca 2016

We talk about Le Piane often. New arrivals from this winery are quite simply exciting, and a new vintage of their flagship Boca is a...

Barbera Alert System ACT!VATED!!!

The picture of grapes above were found here, where you'll also find an interesting translation of an old description Barbera ... ... but...

Return of the Jedi: Claré J.C. 2020

... did I say jedi? I think I meant nebi... nebbiolo... Vajra's Claré J.C. does seem to have some mind tricks up its sleeve... is it red,...

A True Favorite: Le Piane

One of the great wine estates in Piemonte, Le Piane is notable for so many reasons: sustainable and organic farming, a hands-off...

Need to Know: Fratelli Alessandria 2016

When you walk into the cellars at Fratelli Alessandria, you can trace the growth of the facility by the changes in stonework, and you...

Worth the Hype: Oddero Barolo 2016

You've heard us say this before: vintage matters less than people and places. In Barolo, there has not been a genuinely disastrous...

For the Cellar: Cantina del Pino 2016

We always look forward to new vintages from Cantina del Pino. They release Barbaresco a year later than most, so there's always a bit of...