While Tuscany and Piedmont grab the headlines, Valpolicella is Italy’s wine-producing gem. Discover 10 essential facts about Valpolicella in our guide to the region’s wines.
When you think of vineyards, where does your mind naturally wander? Piedmont and Burgundy are two obvious candidates, or perhaps the Napa Valley. But what about nuclear power plants in Finland or floating vineyards in Thailand?
After visiting Manuel Marinacci, we reached the final stop in our day of Barolo wineries with David Berry Green. The trip ended on a high note with a visit to Cascina Fontana to meet Mario Fontana, a traditional Barolo producer.
We visit Manuel Marinacci, a winemaker in Barbaresco, Piedmont and taste a flight of his wonderful Barbarescos.
Wine buffs know Piedmont for its luscious reds (especially Barolo) but that’s not the whole story. We visited Cornarea in May 2016 with David Berry Green to find out more.
Piedmont (Piemonte in Italian) is home to Barolo, Barbera, truffles, Nutella and some of the most beautiful scenery we have ever seen. What more could a wine lover want?
We visit Novaia, an organic vineyard in Valpolicella dating back to the 14th century, where an old pigeon loft sits side by side with a modern winery.
We visited Piccoli during our stay in Valpolicella, Italy. Modern and ambitious, it made a good contrast to the more traditional, older (and more famous) producers we visited.
Quintarelli should be on any wine buff’s bucket list. It is one of the best wineries in the world and the best in the Valpolicella wine region. Giuseppe Quintarelli is the godfather, if not the parent, of Amarone.