Learn About Raineri
In 2004 Gianmatteo (Jimmy) Raineri and Fabrizio Giraudo met at the wine university in Torino. After some discussion, they decided to have some fun and try their luck in making some wine from a vineyard belonging to Jimmy"s father. A year later, they had about 1000 bottles of Dolcetto and were interested in taking it a bit further by adding Barbera to their list. The results were...
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Learn About Piedmont
(PEED-mont) Piedmont is located in the Northwest area of Italy, hugging the Mediterranean coast. The regional capital, Turin, is situated smack in the middle of the province. Being close to the alps, the area enjoys a high altitude, with the best vineyards benefiting from the hills and elevation. Known for its famous sub-districts, Piedmont delivers some of the most...
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Learn About Nebbiolo
The King of Piedmont
Nebbiolo is the key grape in the wines of Barolo and Barbaresco. It is not the
most planted variety, but it does make the most distinctive and age-worthy wines. Native to
Nebbiolo is a bit of a soil snob - it's finicky about where it grows and has
long been the honored red grape of Northern Italy...
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