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Piedmont’s Progress.

Over centuries, this world-famous region has taken the nebbiolo to iconic stratums, and debuted distinctive and outstanding wines. Nestled in the foothills of the Italian Alps, Piedmont, with its strong ties to tradition, seems shielded from the external world as it is from the elements, but in reality, winemakers know […]

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Piedmont's Wine Problem for Non-Italians.

Wine enthusiasts who like Piedmontese wines often get confused with the vowels in red such as Barbera, Barolo, Barbaresco, just to name a few! Yet all are outstanding winter red wines with ample aromas, high alcohol, full body and long, satisfying aftertaste. If there is a time for savouring Piedmont’s […]

Ascheri of Piedmont – A Winery Par Excellance.
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Ascheri of Piedmont – A Winery Par Excellance.

Ascheri of Piedmont Piedmont in the northwestern corner of Italy, and bordering France, has always been an important wine-producing region, thus encouraging many ambitious growers to start their own winery. Ascheri the Elder, decided to convert his grapes to wine in 1870’s, and founded a winery in La Morra’s suburb […]

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Barolo.

Barolo Tucked into the northwestern province of piedmont, the region that produces the famous Barolo is one of the most sought and reputable red wine appellation of Italy Barolo must be produced exclusively using the thin-skinned and temperamental grape variety called nebbiolo, that some connoisseurs liken to the pinot noir […]

Barbera.
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Barbera.

Barbera Italy’s indigenous grape varieties exceed 200, yet today only a fraction is made and promoted. Barbera is one of the more famous red grape varieties of Piedmont located in the northwestern corner of the country. This dark-berried, high-acid, productive, and versatile grape variety, originally from Oltrepo-Pavese in Lombardy, grows […]