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 »

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 »

Producer Profile: de Forville

de Forville

The De Forville family immigrated to Italy from the Wallonia region of Belgium in 1848. However, the De Forville winery was founded in 1860 by Gioacchino de Forville in the heart of the village of Barbaresco. A dedicated follower of the teachings of celebrated oenologist Domizio Cavazza of Royal Oenological School of Alba, Gioacchino was dedicated and focused on quality. ... Read More »

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