Learn About Socre
The birth of Socre occurred in 1871, when Marco Piacentino's great-grandfather Giovanni l'Alessandrino bought this land in Barbaresco. Every since Socre initially sold it's grapes to private citizens of Barbaresco and various wine cellars in the Barbaresco zone, and only produced a small percentage of wine for family consumption. In 1999 all of this came to an end when Marco...
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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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