nebbiolo

  1. Giuseppe Vaira of G.D. Vajra: Championing an Organic Spirit in Barolo

    Giuseppe Vaira of G.D. Vajra: Championing an Organic Spirit in Barolo

    “At the heart of the G.D. Vajra Winery, occupying some of the highest land in Barolo, is an unquenchable, countercultural movement.”

    Joe Campanale ...

  2. Fratelli Ponte's Massimo Ponte on the Beauty of Barbera

    Fratelli Ponte's Massimo Ponte on the Beauty of Barbera

    Fratelli Ponte started when Carlo Ponte built a small wine cellar after World War II to make wine from his Barbera vines at Bricco Ronchesio in the San Damiano d’Asti area of Piedmont. Today his three grandsons Massimo, Ivan and Renato run the family business. Grape Collective talks with Massimo Ponte about what it means to make an authentic wine representative of the region.

  3. "Crystal Clear" - The Alpine Nebbiolos of Ar.Pe.Pe with Isabella Pelizzatti Perego

    "Crystal Clear" - The Alpine Nebbiolos of Ar.Pe.Pe with Isabella Pelizzatti Perego

    A valley surrounded by tall and fearsome mountains'' is how Leonardo Da Vinci described the region of Valtellina in his Codex Atlanticus. Da Vinci (apparently a clandestine w...

  4. Dorothy J

    Nebbiolo in the Alps: A New Generation Helps Chart Valtellina's Renaissance

    "Valtellina is one of the wine world’s most extreme and challenging locations. The terraced vineyards there face south, basking in uncommon amounts of sunlight in the valley that runs east to west." Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher

  5. At the Foot of The Mountains: Interview with "Barologirl" Giulia Negri

    At the Foot of The Mountains: Interview with "Barologirl" Giulia Negri

    Young but wise-beyond-her-years, Giulia Negri talks about finding her footing in Barolo.
  6. Discovering Alto Piemonte and Azienda Vitivinicola Barbaglia

    Discovering Alto Piemonte and Azienda Vitivinicola Barbaglia

    Azienda Vitivinicola Barbaglia sits on volcanic soils, located 500 meters above sea level, in Alto Piemonte. Grape Collective talks to Silvia Barbaglia.
  7. You Say Nebbiolo; They Say Spanna

    You Say Nebbiolo; They Say Spanna

    The Alto Piemonte red wines are highly aromatic, big, beautifully structured wines with good acidity which makes them very food-friendly and long-lived.
  8. Think Pink

    Think Pink

    Pink has long been a subject of fashion. In the 1957 film Funny Face with Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn, there is a musical number called "Think Pink"...
  9. Produttori del Barbaresco

    Produttori del Barbaresco

    Many cooperatives make mediocre wine - not Produttori del Barbaresco, a cooperative which is consistently one of the top Barbaresco producers.
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