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Had this with Princess and a crowd in POTG Bow Lane, at Paul’s choice. Another example of Marchesi di Grésy’s good work. A complex, …

Ca’ del Baio was our third visit in Barbaresco, on David Way’s recommendation. Based near Treiso in the Southern part of Barbaresco, this winery …

Marchesi di Grésy – or, to give it its full title, Tenuta Cisa Asinari dei Marchesi di Grésy – is a landmark Barbaresco producer. …

Asti is the other “A” in the constellation of Piemonte wine regions, lying immediately North and East of Alba, where Barolo, Barbaresco and Roero …

The first of a sale mixed case of wines ‘to drink’ from Lay & Wheeler because I didn’t have enough whites for SJ – …

Number 4 from the Optimor case, and a very nice one too – for drinking not keeping. I reckon (surprisingly) that this one would …

There are 1,368 commercially-grown grape varieties documented in the above great tome. I will never taste them all, but I have tasted a fair …

Fontanafredda and Casa E. di Mirafiore are sister estates in Serralunga d’Alba, both owned by the same Italian entrepreneur, and we got to know …

I first encountered Ettore Germano as one of the Barolo brands stocked by Planet of the Grapes, and I had enjoyed their riper, more …

Another recommendation and introduction by David Way, and an excellent visit to a quality-orientated estate. We met Valter Fissore, husband of Nadia Cogno and …