Governo method: How did it get its name?
Brusco dei Barbi / Vigna del Fiore

Governo method: How did it get its name?

Fattoria dei Barbi owner and winemaker Stefano Cinelli Colombini often speaks about how his father was among the first to use the so-called governo (or governo all’uso toscano) method outside of Chianti. Historically, the winery’s Brusco dei Barbi was made using this technique. It’s easy to find information, even in English, on the governo method … Continue reading

One last holiday recommendation: Brusco dei Barbi, a crowd-pleaser that stays true to its roots
Accolades / Brusco dei Barbi

One last holiday recommendation: Brusco dei Barbi, a crowd-pleaser that stays true to its roots

It was just over a year ago that executive wine editor Ray Isle recommended Brusco dei Barbi in his column for Food & Wine magazine (click here for his review and tasting notes for last year’s release). He called it one of his favorite wines to pair with wild boar dishes and he couldn’t have … Continue reading