The Morra family has been in the wine business since the mid 1900’s. But it’s only recently bottled under the label Diego Morra.
Burlotto Pelaverga Pelaverga is a very special grape that is indigenous to Verduno in Piemonte. There are not that many winemakers that make wine with the pelaverga grape (I don't think I have tried any other pelaverga wines) but I really like the one Burlotto makes. Wine: Pelaverga Producer: Burlotto Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: pelaverga Vintage: 2014 Eye: light,... Continue Reading →
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 →
More like Wine of the Month Burlotto Aves: Toni's new obssession. And honestly, can you blame him? Burlotto has been a favorite for quite some time, but for some reasone the Aves 2016 has really impressed Toni (an myself). When you drink it you think that this is how a barbera should taste. Burlotto Aves 2016... Continue Reading →
Which winemaker in Barolo grows palm trees? I bet you didn't know that Burlotto grows palm trees as well as grapes. If you get to visit his winery in Verduno, maybe he'll show you. You can see some of them from the street, including the beautiful big one pictured below. It's funny to me that... Continue Reading →