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A history of “firsts” at Fattoria dei Barbi, one of Italy’s most historically progressive wineries
Accolades

A history of “firsts” at Fattoria dei Barbi, one of Italy’s most historically progressive wineries

Throughout its history, Fattoria dei Barbi has been a pioneer in Italian winemaking: Fattoria dei Barbi still possesses bottles of Montalcino wine dating back to the 1870. And it owns the most comprehensive, continuously owned wine collection in Italy. The first Italian medal awarded to Fattoria dei Barbi for its wines dates back to 1892: … Continue reading

Father’s Day wines: What better way to say “Happy Father’s Day” than Brunello?
Brunello di Montalcino

Father’s Day wines: What better way to say “Happy Father’s Day” than Brunello?

Sunday, June 18 is Father’s Day in America. And across the great expanse of the United States, children — young and old — will be giving their fathers Father’s Day gifts. Ties, cufflinks, power tools, and tool kits… and maybe even a new grill to be christened on the day of the holiday. These are … Continue reading

Is Barbi Brunello hip enough for Nashville? They seem to think so at City House, the city’s hippest dining destination.
Taste Fattoria dei Barbi

Is Barbi Brunello hip enough for Nashville? They seem to think so at City House, the city’s hippest dining destination.

Even just 10 years ago, cutting-edge dining in the U.S. could only be found in the big cities and big markets: New York (the supreme destination for compelling cooking), San Francisco, Chicago, and Los Angeles, with perhaps Seattle not far behind. But today that’s all changed. These days, some of the hippest restaurants in America … Continue reading

A great event with celebrated political cartoonist Emilio Giannelli!
Events

A great event with celebrated political cartoonist Emilio Giannelli!

Thanks again to everyone who came out to enjoy this extraordinary event at the winery! What a great event this weekend with celebrated political cartoonist Emilio Giannelli! That’s the artist, above, left, with Francesca Cinelli Colombini and Stefano Cinelli Colombini, the owners of the Fattoria dei Barbi. On Sunday afternoon, Giannelli met and mingled with … Continue reading