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Taking Barolo To New Heights With Beni di Batasiolo

In Piedmont, the Dogliani family stands for Barolo, and their winery Beni di Batasiolo has produced this variety for three generations in the Lange district. Over the generations, they have acquired over 320 acres of vineyards, including five “Cru” Vineyards within nine estates. Their name signifies the Nebbiolo da Barolo grape. Recently at a luncheon … Read more

Dogs and Wine Riva Leone Barbaresco

Dogs and Wine: What Dog Represents Riva Leone Barbaresco

Continuing my dogs and wine series after recently enjoying the Mack & Schühle Riva Leone Barbaresco DOCG, I decided this was the perfect wine to represent another dog breed. This Italian wine showcases a Nebbiolo from Piedmont. Behind the Brand Riva Leone was an ambassador for wines of the Langhe region. He represented these wines … Read more

Terragena Off-The-Grid Winery and Vineyards

Terragena: Excelling at Off-The-Grid Wine

Discover a maverick when you meet Terragena Vineyard’s Chris Buchanan. Making a dramatic career change in 2008, Chris moved from New Orleans to Humboldt County’s Myer Flat. As a mathematical researcher, Chris was keen on creating everything from scratch. He started with nothing and ultimately developed a small limited production off-the-grid winery. It began with … Read more

Women In Wine - Virtual Tasting

Women In Wine: A New Generation

When four women in wine come together to collaborate from around the world, you know they represent a dynamic group making their mark on the wine industry. All women come from families that have been in the wine business for years and years. These women represent the next generation, leading the wine industry in a … Read more

Travaglini Gattinara Nebbiolo

Travaglini Gattinara: Nebbiolo At Its Best

Often there is something besides the wine that attracts us to a particular winery. As I sit and reminisce about tastings in the past, I think about when Cinzia and Alessia Travaglini were in Los Angeles for a tasting of the family’s Nebbiolo wine. It was the unique bottle shape that stood out to beckon … Read more

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