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Thursday 26 November 2015


HK’s Vasco hosts ‘Buon Padre’ Barolo dinner

Hong Kong’s Basque institution Vasco and Cottage Vineyards will partner up to introduce limited back vintages of Viberti Giovanni Barolo in a winemaker dinner.

Monday, November 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Gaja optimistic after ‘spectacular’ harvest

Leading Barbaresco producer Gaja is hopeful of producing an outstanding 2015 vintage following a ‘spectacular’ harvest of its Nebbiolo grapes.

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Giovanni Angeli

The fourth generation winemaker of Massolino in Piedmont, speaks to db about his love of pairing cold Nebbiolo with sushi.

Friday, July 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Fine wine predictions: rise of Piedmont?

Is the time for the northern Italian region coming as its Bolgheri cousins suffer at the hands of a Bordeaux resurgence?

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Piedmont 2011: instant gratification?

As Piedmont’s 2011 vintage follows the acclaimed 2010 into the market, producers and trade are getting behind a “more approachable”, if less consistent expression of this region.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 No Comments »

FMV embarks on Italian project

UK agency business Fields Morris & Verdin has announced the arrival of former Berry Bros. & Rudd buyer David Berry Green to head a new Italian wine venture.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Barolo tops £1m at Justerini & Brooks

Pent-up demand for the highly-rated 2010 vintage has given fine wine merchant Justerini & Brooks its best year ever for Barolo.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Nebbiolo’s tannins no longer ‘the enemy’

Nebbiolo’s high tannins and light colour are no longer “the enemy”, according to Pio Cesare’s winemaker Pio Boffa.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 1 Comment »

Concha y Toro returns to style of the ‘70s

Concha y Toro winemaker Marcelo Papa is keen to go back to the style of wines made by the company in the ‘70s by picking earlier and using less oak.

Monday, January 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Zachys prepares for new year in Asia

Auction house Zachys begins its new season in Asia with a “dazzling array” of fine wines and spirits at its Hong Kong sale this weekend.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 No Comments »

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