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Producers make a number of other Asti styles of wine beyond the 3 main  categories of Moscato-, Barbera- and Brachetto-based wines already profiled. In …

In the beautiful spa town of Acqui Terme, at the Enoteca Regionale “Terme e Vino” in the 16th century town hall, we were introduced …

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 …

Moscato d’Asti and its Asti DOCG sparkling brethren were born – as indeed was Italian sparkling wine – in Canelli. Here, at Castello Gancia, …

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

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

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

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

[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 …

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