Vinexus Anteprima 2020

Barolo, Italy

Some fine Brunello 2016s, charming Barbaresco 2018s and rather more challenging Barolo 2017s. This photo of Barolo vineyards is by Lucia Gherra via Unsplash.

This was only my second tasting in London since March. Importers, merchants or brokers such as Vinexus, trying their best to get their wines in front of buyers and journalists, have been creative and resourceful in making these events as safe as possible. Thinking there might be more risk on the tube than at the tasting, I chose to drive from my home in east London to the Institute of Masters of Wine in south London...