A Final Thought on Nebbiolo…

To wrap up our month of celebrating Nebbiolo, we should take our final words on the subject to look at other Nebbiolo producing regions in Italy and around the globe and what they have to offer. For those seeking the fullest expressions of all the unique terroirs that…

Barolo & Barbaresco

Without a doubt, Barolo and Barbaresco own the real estate at the top of the mind in any conversation regarding Nebbiolo, globally.  Nowhere is a better expression achieved for the grape, nor a higher price fetched for this exceptional grape.  While we’ve spent the majority of this month…

On Nebbiolo

A word to the (wine) wise: Never make the mistake of buying a wine you’re uncertain of just because the price tag is high, often times, you’ll be very disappointed. It has been our experience that in general American consumers are not always well versed with Nebbiolo as…

10 Fun Facts About Nebbiolo!

Hey folks, let’s have some fun learning about Nebbiolo today! Below we’ve listed our 10 favorite facts about the grape of the month: Nebbiolo originated in Piemonte and is considered the most important grape in the region The name ‘Nebbiolo’ comes from the Italian word nebbia, translated to: fog,…

#febisnebb

While we’ve totally made this up, and it’s in no way a real thing, we’ve decided February is Nebbiolo Month for us, lovingly known internally as Feb is Nebb Month (#febisnebb) One may ask, why is Feb Nebb?  It’s not like Nebbiolo is harvested anywhere in the world…

What is Furmint?

Today marks International Furmint Day, but for many American wine consumers, this grape and it’s name are very unfamiliar. Well, no better time to get acquainted than now! Here we present our guide to Furmint in an effort to help you celebrate today: First off, Furmint is a…

Prohibition Repeal Day

On this day in 1933, Prohibition was repealed. While there are plenty of great resources online that go into great detail about the events that led up to the creation of prohibition, and the ultimate breakdown of prohibition, essentially allowing Americans to enjoy their drink again, we’re going…