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Video| Barbaresco & Produttori del Barbaresco with Aldo Vacca

February 14th 2020

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Aldo Vacca of Produttori del Barbaresco gives us a short overview of the Barbaresco region in Piedmont (Italy). Aldo highlights the differences between the wines of Barbaresco and Barolo, the characteristics of the Nebbiolo grape variety, and the history of Produttori del Barbaresco. He also shared his impressions on Produttori del Barbaresco’s 2015 vintage.

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When Promontory came to lunch

February 13th 2020

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With the busy Burgundy 2018 campaign winding down, we look towards the superb releases coming out of Tuscany and Piedmont. But first, some lunch! This week we had the pleasure of welcoming the team from Promontory Wines to Goedhuis HQ. A relaxed masterclass over some lunch had us tasting a vertical of their Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons.

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Noel Blanc 2019: An Ode to La Loire

January 14th 2020

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This years’ Noel Blanc, an annual extravaganza of the great white wines of France, was the result of the purchase of a single magnum of 2002 Henri Bourgeois Sancerre La Bourgeoise at the Domaine in Chavignol in 2005. On December 14, a group collectively known as the HKG Wine Geeks, gathered at Hip Cellars’ Another Place to celebrate the breadth and depth of the white wines from the Loire Valley through its appellations, producers and certainly vintages. Our inimitable host, KP, presented the group with six well curated flights of whites from the Loire Valley.

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