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Barolo 2010: A Classic Vintage

Langhe Hills

Nebbiolo is a finicky, hard-to-grow grape that produces stunningly complex and long-lasting wines. Its heartland lies in the Langhe hills of Piedmont around the small town of Barolo. With its tendency for early flowering and late harvest the 100% Nebbiolo wines of Barolo are subject to a distinct vintage effect. Thankfully for wine lovers everywhere the Barolo 2010 vintage was ... Read More »

The Cult of Second Wines

Red Wine

A typically Bordelais concept, Second Wines benefit from the same terroir, careful attention and reputation as well as the savoir-fair of the same winemaking team as their Grand Vin counterparts. Originally dismissed as second-rate cast-offs these wines are now widely regarded as being of the highest quality. A more approachable and affordable style from the best wine producing estates, and ... Read More »

Turley Wine Cellars: Defining California Zinfandel

Rattlesnake Ridge

It’s not often in the wine industry that we talk about single producers defining an entire category. But with Turley Wine Cellars, we get to do just that. Founded in 1993, Turley has helped establish the hugely popular modern California Zinfandel style characterized by its plush mouthfeel and complex fruit. Today Turley produces over 30 wines, predominately single vineyard designated ... Read More »