Piedmont Wine Magazine

Piedmont grape variety: Timorasso
This white grape variety has been cultivated in southern Piedmont since the 15th century. This autochthonous grape variety is native to the hills near the town of Tortona. It has an eventful history and fell victim to the phylloxera epidemic...
Was bedeutet die Barbera Rebsorte für das Piemont?
Fast der gesamte Bestand wird im Piemont kultiviert Barbera zählt zu den besten Weinen Italiens Obwohl es begründete Annahmen gibt, dass der Barbera seit dem Mittelalter im Piemont angebaut wird, geht seine erste geschichtliche Erwähnung auf das Jahr 1512 zurück,...
Piemont Rebsorten: Moscato Bianco
Macht glücklich mit jedem Schluck Perfekt als Aperitif oder als Desertwein   Die Moscato Rebsorte blickt auf eine lange Tradition im Piemont zurück und spielt eine große Rolle in der piemontesischen Weinlandschaft. Der Moscato Bianco als Rebsorte zählt zu den...
The Babarolo Wine Tasting Room
Unser Haus ist ein sehr gut erhaltenes Fachwerkhaus aus dem Jahr 1832, das in einem sehr kleinen Bauerndorf außerhalb von Rottweil in Baden Württemberg gelegen ist. Es ist ein typisches Bauernhaus dieser Gegend, mit Wohnräumen und einer angebauten Scheune, die...
Der Barolo Jahrgang 2018
  Extreme Niederschläge bis Juni dann lange Trockenheit mit saisonalen Temperaturen Eleganz, Frische Frucht, weiches Tannin Das Jahr 2018 begann mit einem langen Winter, der mit seinen ausgiebigen Niederschlägen den durch die Witterungsbedingungen des Vorjahres aufgebrauchten Wasservorrat des Bodens wieder...
Why the 2016 Barolo vintage is so special
The 2016 vintage in the vineyard The vegetation cycle in 2016 was certainly one of the longest in recent decades. Already at the beginning of the season there were signs of an extremely long vegetation cycle. Relatively mild temperatures and...
Piedmont Wine Harvest 2015
In January 2015, winter was in full grip of the Piedmontese hills and the abundant snowfalls brought very good water reserves to the soils. These abundant snowfalls together with very mild spring temperatures caused the vegetation cycle to start earlier,...
Winter in Piedmont - a very special experience
When my wife and I decided to give up our life in Hamburg and move to Piedmont in Italy, we hardly thought about the weather there. Of course, if you live in Hamburg, you will not often spoiled by nice...
Barolo vintage 2013
Barolo 2013 The 2013 wine year in the Langhe, as almost everywhere in Piedmont, was characterized by an unusually high volume of precipitation in spring, which forced the winegrowers to take a lot of action. Luckily, the summer that followed...
The 2017 Barolo vintage
The 2017 wine year in Italy and Piedmont was the warmest and driest year since temperatures and precipitation have been measured. This year 2017 presented the winemakers with great challenges because it was a year with enormous heat, which began...
Barbera: Dry red wine from Piedmont
The Barbera grape variety is the most widespread and most cultivated grape variety in Piedmont with very ancient roots. In the municipal archive of the municipality of Nizza Monferrato, which is considered the birthplace of the Barbera grape variety, Barbera...
Piedmont Wines: The Dolcetto grape variety
The Dolcetto is an autochthonous grape variety that has been cultivated in Piedmont for centuries. The country wines made from the grapes are very important to the locals and the dolcetto is a must at every meal. It is usually...
Italy: the land of the great variety of native grape varieties
Italy is one of the largest wine-growing regions in the world, and wine is cultivated in every region of the country. There is an incredibly high variety of grape varieties with more than 350 known varieties. The fine red wines...
Piedmont wine: The Barbaresco wine region
At the beginning of the 19th century, Barbaresco was still vinified as a sweet wine. The development of Barbaresco only began at the end of the century with the founding of the Cantina Sociale di Barbaresco. The winegrowers represented in the...
Piedmont grape varieties: Roero Arneis
Although the Piedmont wine region stands for high-quality red wines such as Barolo or Barbaresco, there is a great white wine tradition in Piedmont. Almost all white grape varieties cultivated in Piedmont have their origin in Piedmont and this also...
Piedmont growing areas, Piedmont grape varieties and more
Piedmont as a wine region Piedmont is one of the most important wine-growing regions in Italy and in the world. Piedmont has acquired this reputation in recent decades primarily through its impressive Barolo and Barbaresco wines. But Piedmont also stands...
Why is the Barolo Cannubi Cru so important
Cannubi is the name of the most historic and renowned location in the entire Barolo growing area. How the name Cannubi came about is not known, but local winegrowers believe that the name was derived from the word canne, meaning reeds....
How many municipalities belong to the Barolo wine-growing region
At the request and following the guidelines of the Barolo&Barbaresco Protection Consortium, the Barolo wine area was defined by the Ministry of Agriculture in 1966. The area immediately obtained the DOC classification and im In 1984 the highest predicate level...
Piedmont wines classifications DOCG and DOC
According to EU law, the wine label must show the consumer which quality level and classification the wine has. This information is intended to help the consumer understand where the wine comes from Wine comes from, what quality it has,...
The historic Barbaresco Asili Cru
The name Asili comes from Roman times and is derived from the word asylum. Asylum because the local tribes, fleeing from the Romans, had taken refuge on Asili Hill. At that time the hill was not used for wine growing...
The Difference Between Barolo Wines & Barbaresco Wines
Barolo wines and Barbaresco wines are referred to as the king and queen of Italian red wines. As wines of superlatives that delight the palate of every wine connoisseur bring delight. These fine wines come from one of the oldest,...