Barbera Renaissance in Piemonte
Dec 2003 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Even as recently as 15 years ago, anyone who had hazarded a guess that by the turn of the millennium Barbera would be selling in Italy in the 25-50 Euro price range would have been dismissed as insane.Barbera is grown in just about every winemaking region of Italy, including Puglia, Sicily and Sardegna. It has always been considered a working class variety, above all in Piemonte, where it is most widely planted and where along with the Oltre Pò it finds its most natural habitat. Its image up to ...
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