I had the huge pleasure of tasting these 43 Baroli 2008s blind last September under the auspices of the magazine World of Fine Wine . I was tasting with Italian specialist Nicolas Belfrage MW and...
See our collection of tasting notes on fine Italian wines grown outside Piemonte to be published tomorrow.
Barolo, the region where Nebbiolo arguably finds its greatest...
See the Nebbiolo guide for more articles and tasting notes from the 2012 Nebbiolo Prima.
Although I had greatly looked forward to tasting the 2006 Riservas after the challenge of the...
See our Nebbiolo guide for a full list of articles and tasting notes from the 2012 Nebbiolo Prima. Here's why Walter thinks we should all buy Barolo 2008s.
This May I spent a full week...
See the Nebbiolo guide for more articles and tasting notes from the 2012 Nebbiolo Prima and read this in conjunction with Barolo - what's so great about 2008 .
Many of the points raised...
See Nebbiolo week - a guide for links to all of this week's Nebbiolo articles.
Below are my reviews of more than 160 Barolo 2007s and more than 20 Barolo Riserva 2005s, including some...
See also my tasting notes on more than 160 of these immediate 2007 Barolos and more than 20 2005 Barolo Riservas. For more on Nebbiolo, see Nebbiolo week - a guide . .
This collection of 44 tasting notes on a very satisfying combination of vintage and denomination marks the beginning of our Nebbiolo Week . From Tuesday to Friday Walter Speller will be...
Update 14 Jun 2011: see here for 44 tasting notes on Barolo 2006.
The second part of Nebbiolo Prima , the Nebbiolo blind-tasting marathon, was devoted solidly to Barolo. Armed only...
Much excitement has surrounded the 2004 Barolos, which is why we have seized all opportunities to taste them. You can see our initial set of tasting notes here but since then we have managed to...
Much has already been written about the consistently high quality of Barolo 2004. Not all the wines have been bottled or made available for tasting yet, but the ones I have tasted so far in...
As promised on the forum (initially in this thread ) here are my notes from a blind tasting of Piemontese reds for British Airways. We will be publishing more notes specifically on 2004...
December and January are important months for the serious restaurant enthusiast. The former is the time to reflect on what and where have been the highlights of the year while the more tranquil...
Those anxious for an early take on that most exceptionally hot vintage 2003 might like to take a look at just-drinks.com , though for my taste there is a little too much preoccupation with acid...
Japan may have been famous for buying wine but China is rapidly becoming famous for producing it. Here's an up-to-the-minute report from Glen Wheatley, who is a wine educator and wine consultant...
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