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Half-a-Dozen Wines to Pour on Thanksgiving Day (12-pack for $280 All-Included)

G.K. Chesterton wrote, “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” Despite (or perhaps because of) the tumult of 2020, we can probably all find something to be thankful…

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Posted on 2020.11.18 in France, Saturday Sips Wines, Beaujolais, Spain DO, Penedes, Piedmont, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages, Rioja DOC, Italy, Alsace  |  Read more...

 

Piedmont Red & White from a Pioneer of the Biodynamic Movement

“An agricultural product is a flower that blossoms from the encounter of love between the creativity of nature and that of man.” — Stefano Bellotti The Italian town of Gavi lay in the easternmost reaches of the Monferrato hills at…

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Posted on 2019.10.31 in Saturday Sips Wines, Piedmont, Italy  |  Read more...

 

Piero Benevelli — A Range of Superb Value Italian Piedmont Reds, from Dolcetto d’Alba to Barolo

The Benevelli estate lies at the southern end of the Barolo production zone in Italy’s Piedmont region, where the Maritime Alps meld with the Apennines forming a watershed where several rivers flow north through the hills known as Langhe. Planted with…

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Posted on 2019.05.09 in Saturday Sips Wines, Piedmont, Italy  |  Read more...

 

Value Barolo from a Respected Traditionalist in Top Cru

Guido Porro “Vigna Lazzairasco” (Barolo 2013) Special 6-pack price: $243 (~$41/bottle) Guido Porro is the fourth generation at an estate that has always been passed from father to son. He holds close to 20 acres on the western slopes of the Barolo…

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Posted on 2018.01.17 in Saturday Sips Wines, Piedmont, Italy  |  Read more...

 


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