Tag: piedmont

Barolo 2016 and Barbaresco 2017

As our offer of the new vintages from Piedmont – Barolo 2016 and Barbaresco 2017 – goes live, our Buyer Matt Smith introduces these two very different years and the remarkable wines they produced This year’s Piedmont offer presents a fascinating voyage through the villages of the Langhe hills, focusing on two of Italy’s most […]

Slow cooking: beef in Barolo

Ahead of our offering of the new vintages of Barolo and Barbaresco, our Head Chef Stewart Turner has cooked up a recipe inspired by the region – with beef short rib slow-cooked in Barolo. Indulgent? Yes. Deserved? Yes. Settle in with a glass of something good and make the most of some extra time in […]

The great wines of Gaja

There is no more controversial – or influential – figure in Italian wine than Angelo Gaja. Having recently visited all three of the family’s estates, Private Account Manager Tatiana Humphreys explores Gaja’s remarkable legacy

Barolo 2015: vintage report

As the new vintage of fine Nebbiolo from Piedmont is released, our Buyer Matt Smith explains why there’s never been a better time to be drinking Barolo, and introduces the 2015 vintage