Tag Archives: Barbaresco

Vietti Vineyards

Vietti

History In 1919, Mario Vietti transformed his family farm in Piedmont into vineyards and a production house. By the 1950s, Alfredo Currado, the husband of Mario Vietti’s daughter Luciana, was running the estate and producing wines considered amongst Piedmont’s best. Under Currado’s direction, Vietti became one of the first Italian producers selected for importation into the US. In 1961, Under ... Read More »

Barolo and Barbaresco

Piedmont, Italy

Discovering Piedmont Piedmont, together with Tuscany and Veneto, undoubtedly produces some of Italy’s most recognizable wines. Its prestigious nectars, pioneers of the extraordinary Italian wine evolution, led Italian wine to be appreciated and known all over the world, gaining respect of experts and wine enthusiasts alike. There is a large spectrum of wines produced here ranging from red to dessert ... Read More »

Nebbiolo Throughout Piedmont: Barolo, Barbaresco and Boca

Le Piane Boca 2008 “Consists of Nebbiolo (85%) and Vespolina grapes. This wine requires full maturity and is treated in the barrel for 3 to 4 years, and can then be stored for decades. The mineral composition of the porphyritic soil together with the characteristic structures of the Nebbiolo grapes allow “Boca” to become a full, expressive wine. Its flavour ... Read More »

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