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Nervi is the oldest surviving winery in Gattinara, established in 1906 when Italo Nervi was able to buy land cheaply in the area, after …

In the village of Rocchetta Tanaro, just South-east of Asti in the Monferrato, the late Giacomo Bologna, having inherited vineyards from his father, established …

The President of the Barbera d’Asti and Monferrato Consorzio Tutela, Filippo Mobrici, welcomed us to the old, covered cattle-market in the central square of …

In 2002, I first met Santiago Ysart Alvarez de Toledo – Santi Ysart – when we joined the full-time MBA programme at London Business …

Napa Valley, the Big Daddy of California wines, is today world-famous for Big Cabs and Bold Chardonnays, landmark wineries and the Napa Valley Wine …

Marqués de Riscal is a long-established, prominent bodega in the Rioja Alavesa village of Elciego, 20 minutes’ drive West of Logroño. At 5m bottles …

The first vintage of El Sacramento was as recent as 2011, where the bodega was established around 4Ha planted in 1985. In October 2017, …

We arranged a visit at Pujanza on the recommendation of Madeleine’s good friend and new Contino winemaker, Jorge Navascues. I’m grateful to Jorge for …

Ruth and I first visited Ramón Bilbao just as tourists in 2014, when visiting Haro the first time. In 2018, by random allocation, we …

Sogevinus is the Portuguese firm that has a portfolio of 4 major Port houses: Kopke, Cálem, Burmester and Barros. Kopke is the oldest established …