Dog bites Brunello: rare Japanese dog reviews Fattoria dei Barbi 2011, awards “4 out of 5” bones.
Accolades / Brunello di Montalcino

Dog bites Brunello: rare Japanese dog reviews Fattoria dei Barbi 2011, awards “4 out of 5” bones.

There’s a first for everything. Man bites dog. Dog bites Brunello… We were pleased to discover Shiba Sommelier’s blog and review of our 2011 Brunello di Montalcino. Shiba Sommelier (above, with Easter Bunny) is a Shiba Inu who lives — we believe but are not certain — in Park Slope, Brooklyn (we speculate Brooklyn because there … Continue reading

Kerin O’Keefe: 94 points for Fiore 2013, “The polished full-bodied palate doles out crushed raspberry, Morello cherry and star anise…”
Accolades / Brunello di Montalcino / Vigna del Fiore

Kerin O’Keefe: 94 points for Fiore 2013, “The polished full-bodied palate doles out crushed raspberry, Morello cherry and star anise…”

Above: Sangiovese in our Vigna del Fiore vineyard, our top cru. Wine Enthusiast senior editor Kerin O’Keefe’s scores and tasting notes for the 2018 releases from Fattoria dei Barbi are out! Thank you, Kerin! Fattoria dei Barbi 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Vigna del Fiore 94 points Aromas of wild berry, leather, rose and tobacco leaf … Continue reading

Taste 2011 Vigna del Fiore in April at Wine Spectator’s GRAND TOUR (Washington D.C.,  New York, Las Vegas)
Accolades / Brunello di Montalcino / Vigna del Fiore

Taste 2011 Vigna del Fiore in April at Wine Spectator’s GRAND TOUR (Washington D.C., New York, Las Vegas)

We poured our 2013 Brunello Vigna del Fiore this year at Benvenuto Brunello in Italy and North America. It’s the newest release from this historic vineyard in southern Montalcino. But you’ll still find the 2011 on many wine lists and in many wine shops across the U.S. (The 2013 hasn’t shipped yet while the 2011 … Continue reading

See you at ProWein in Düsseldorf March 18-20!
Brunello di Montalcino / Events / Morellino

See you at ProWein in Düsseldorf March 18-20!

Fattoria dei Barbi will be pouring at ProWein in Düsseldorf this year, March 18-20. Please come and visit with us in Hall 16, Stand F51 (the Brunello Consortium stand). We will be pouring the following wines: Fattoria dei Barbi 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Fattoria dei Barbi 2012 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Fattoria dei Barbi 2016 … Continue reading

Thank you Francesca Planeta for a wonderful evening and event in Milan last night!
Brunello di Montalcino / Events

Thank you Francesca Planeta for a wonderful evening and event in Milan last night!

The Fattoria dei Barbi and the Montalcino Blog (by Barbi) would like to share our warm thanks with Francesca Planeta and the Planeta winery for including Fattoria dei Barbi’s wines in their Giro di Vite event last night in Milan (at Open Milano). The Giro di Vite project (the title is a play on words, … Continue reading