Barolo wine is often known as the ‘wine of the kings’. But what makes it such a firm favourite? In our introduction to Barolo, we’ll walk you through the history, taste and wine-making process so you can learn more about an Italian classic.
What are some wines with low levels of tannin? Discover how tannins influence your wine tasting experience and which varieties contain the least.
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.
Our first encounter with Conterno Fantino Barolo happened during a WSET tasting. We liked it so much that we included it on our Piedmont wish list when we visited the region. And now we sell one of their Barolos. Here’s the story of our visit.
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?