Great Piemontese Wine Giveaway – Francone

Competition, Italy, Reds, Uncategorized


We’re closing in towards the end of the competition we’re running to give away a Lazenne WineCheck of 12 bottles of amazing Piemontese wines. This week it’s time to highlight the work and wines of our penultimate winemaker, Fabrizio Francone from Neive, whose vineyards are a great place to tour and taste great wines!

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

Italy, New Wine This Week, Reds

week 33 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 the most prestigious wines in Italy for £8 a bottle?