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David Speers on Champagne from Côte des Blancs (News & Features)

{image_1}Cool but a bit unpractical, he thought—until a small space came up for rent in the same building where Speers was already operating Red Slate, a popular space for wine tastings and events. In 2011, he opened Ambonnay, a 20-seat wine bar dedicated exclusively to sparkling wines—95 percent...Read Full Story

Ryan Fletter On Barolo (News & Features)

{image_1}Fletter doesn’t remember which Barolo it was, but the impact lasted: “It was incredibly nuanced and layered; earthy and intense but elegant and restrained. I looked around at the landscape with the taste of this Barolo in my mouth and had a sort of revelation of what...Read Full Story

Peter Liem on Champagne from Montagne de Reims (News & Features)

{image_1}His personal obsession with Champagne soon got to a point where occasional visits were not enough. In 2006 he moved to the village of Dizy (pop. 1,714) in Champagne’s Montagne de Reims. In 2009, he launched Champagne Guide.net, where he offers his extensive, obsessively detailed notes on the region...Read Full Story

Nebbiolo Prima 2016 (News & Features)

{image_2}Flanking Alberto Cordero di Montezemolo, president of Albeisa, the association of local wine producers that sponsors the event, were Antonio Deltetto of Roero and Orlando Pecchinino of Dogliani. This was interesting, as, two years ago, the Roero withdrew from the consortium formerly known as the Consorzio Tutela...Read Full Story

Riesling: A White Interloper in the Land of Big Reds (News & Features)

Alan Tardi, an American chef living in Piedmont and a longtime contributor to W&S, attended the 2015 Nebbiolo Prima in Alba, an annual five-day invitation-only tasting of recent releases of Barolo, Barbaresco and Roero wines. In the coming weeks, we’ll post his reports. Wednesday evening there...Read Full Story

Nebbiolo Prima: Extracurricular Wines (News & Features)

Alan Tardi, an American chef living in Piedmont and a longtime contributor to W&S, attended the 2015 Nebbiolo Prima in Alba, an annual five-day invitation-only tasting of recent releases of Barolo, Barbaresco and Roero wines. In the coming weeks, we’ll post his reports. The morning tastings...Read Full Story

Nebbiolo Prima Day 5: 2011 Barolos Continued (News & Features)

Alan Tardi, an American chef living in Piedmont and a longtime contributor to W&S, attended the 2015 Nebbiolo Prima in Alba, an annual five-day invitation-only tasting of recent releases of Barolo, Barbaresco and Roero wines. In the coming weeks, we’ll post his reports. The last day...Read Full Story

Nebbiolo Prima: Day 4: 2011 Barolo La Morra & 2009 Barolo Riservas (News & Features)

Alan Tardi, an American chef living in Piedmont and a longtime contributor to W&S, attended the 2015 Nebbiolo Prima in Alba, an annual five-day invitation-only tasting of recent releases of Barolo, Barbaresco and Roero wines. In the coming weeks, we’ll post his reports. Thursday began with...Read Full Story

Nebbiolo Prima Day 3: 2011 Barolo (News & Features)

Alan Tardi, an American chef living in Piedmont and a longtime contributor to W&S, attended the 2015 Nebbiolo Prima in Alba, an annual five-day invitation-only tasting of recent releases of Barolo, Barbaresco and Roero wines. In the coming weeks, we’ll post his reports. On Wednesday we...Read Full Story

Nebbiolo Prima Day 2: 2012 Barbaresco (News & Features)

Alan Tardi, an American chef living in Piedmont and a longtime contributor to W&S, attended the 2015 Nebbiolo Prima in Alba, an annual five-day invitation-only tasting of recent releases of Barolo, Barbaresco and Roero wines. In the coming weeks, we’ll post his reports. When it comes...Read Full Story

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