Burlotto – A treasure in Verduno

Burlotto - The Palm Tree King (and winemaker of course) Not only does Burlotto grow palm trees, he also makes excellent wines! In a beautiful house in Verduno, you will find a winemaker of the ages (and his 2 beautiful dogs). I am known for my love of La Morra but I will happily visit... Continue Reading →

Chiara Boschis

If you don't know very much about wine or the Barolo region, you should visit Chiara Boschis. Her visits are chock full of information; she will take you all the way from the roman times to the present, giving you a full history of the region. Chiara is one of the "Barolo Boys" (yes, I... Continue Reading →

Wine of the Week

Burlotto Monvigliero 2013   Wine: Barolo Monvigliero Producer: Burlotto Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2013   Eye: ruby red Nose: Rose, lavender, spices, white pepper Mouth: Floral, spice, cinnamon, orange peel   Price Point: $50 Available at Vinmonopolet: Yes

100 points

First of, huge congratulations to my friend Fabio on receiving 100 points from Antonio Galloni on his 2013 Monvigliero. Having been a big fan of Fabio and his wines for a while, I am not surprised he received a top score for his wine. When I was in Barolo recently, coincidentally the day after the... Continue Reading →

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