In 1942 Fabrizio Iuli’s grandmother opened a restaurant in the Monferrato of Piedmont. His grandfather tended barbera vines on the hillside, and the family sold homemade wine to their patrons. Fabrizio grew up here, giving a hand in the restaurant and in the vineyard.Read More
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It's an exciting time to be a wine merchant. Not just in this season but in this era. We have so much access, so many stories to tell. And because the satisfaction of our trade comes in introducing one set of heroes (you) to another (our favorite winemakers), our little wine hearts flutter when we get hold of bottles like these.Read More
Picture it. The dramatic rise and fall of sun-soaked hillsides blanketed by an endless corduroy of broadleaved vines. An old man taking shade on the back of a vineyard truck at the end of a long day, a mountain of harvested grapes stacked in wicker baskets at his back. Some of the world's most seductive wines being made literally all around. This is Barbaresco, the jewel in the crown of the Piedmont, Italy's bodacious highland wine country.Read More