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Barbera @ Vinmonopolet

Looking for a good barbera? Here are a few that are available at Vinmonopolet. Note: many of them you have to order. Alessandro Veglio Barbera 209,-  Fratelli Revello Barbera 217,-  Burlotto Barbera 254,- Cigliuti Barbera 256,- Chiara Boschis Barbera 271,- Elio Altare Barbera 285,- Bruno Giacosa Barbera 289,-

Wine of the Week

Chiara Boschis Barolo Cannubi 2012   Wine: Barolo Cannubi Producer: Chiara Boschis Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2012   Eye: garnet red Nose: cherries, plum, mineral, flowers Mouth: dark berries, herbs, tobacco leaf Price Point: $50 Available at Vinmonopolet: no

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 →

Planning my trip to Barolo

My next trip to Barolo is fast approaching and the winery visits are quickly adding up. I try to plan as many tastings and dinners as I can, but the Italian people do not do so well with planning. So, they key to success is to plan as many visits as possible, but leave enough... Continue Reading →

Femmes Fatales

Territoriet does a good job of gathering wine people, and this time was no different. Veslemøy, part of the Moestue group, had organized for Chiara and Claudia to come and show their wines. The theme for the night was "Femmes Fatales", which is fitting as these women are strong characters in Piemonte. Chiara Boschis is... Continue Reading →

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