Barbaresco

#NWTW Week 33: ON TOUR – The Verdict on Barbaresco

Given we’ve had my cousin and his family over here this week, I thought 1 or 2 bottles just wouldn’t be enough, so we ended up plumping for 4 different Barbarescos. 2 of them were co-op wines, 1 from a cantina in Neive, and 1 from Gigi Bianco’s in Barbaresco that we picked up during …

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#NWTW Week 33: ON TOUR – Calling Your Wine “Barbaresco”

I’ve been thinking, since I wrote the first blog this week, about that Sainsbury’s TTD Barbaresco. £8? How the bloody hell do they manage that? I’ve tried it before and thought it was incredible value for money, as have a couple of NWTW’ers over this week. But how do they manage to sell one of …

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#NWTW Week 4: An Intro Into Piemonte

For people who like to pop into the supermarket and pick up a bottle or two of wine every now and again, Italian wines will be no stranger to them.  There’s the famous idea of Tuscany, the home of the ever-present Chianti.  There’s Sicily, whose marketing co-ops have thrust their solid wines onto the £5 …

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