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Gaja are based in the heart of the village of Barbaresco itself. On both sides of the immaculately-clean, main street up to the church, …

Paso Robles to the Santa Cruz Mountains – or ‘the rest of the Central Coast’, between Santa Barbara County and the city of San …

This is more of a comparative impression than a proper tasting note. Even though this is a highly regarded Barbaresco vintage, this 2001 Gaiun …

[signed in 2017 by: Gaia Gaja, Rossana Gaja] Well, the first time we went to the Maidenhead Italian, I got chatting to the owner, …

At Christmas we had a magnum of this (although it had the white ‘cru’ label of this producer, but no cru stated…), and that …

[signed in 2017 by: brother Alessandro di Grésy, sister Ludovica di Grésy and Kiwi winemaker, Jeff Chilcott] This is an exceptionally well-made and good …

At last, a nice Barolo. Brought over by Steve Otterburn for Christmas Eve. Barolo is supposed to smell of violets, and this certainly had …

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 …

Barbaresco is the ‘other B’ at the heart of Nebbiolo country. Normally “…and Barbaresco”; normally the one most know of, but don’t quite get …

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 …