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

The best tasting room in Montalcino? We think so…
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The best tasting room in Montalcino? We think so…

It’s a bit counterintuitive but Montalcino, unlike Chianti Classico, doesn’t have scores and scores of tasting rooms where an appointment is always appreciated but is often not necessary. Most of the big wineries in Montalcino don’t take walk-in visitors and many don’t accept visitors at all. As you can see from our newly posted hours … Continue reading

Taste with us in Rome Saturday and Sunday January 16-17 at Sangiovese Purosangue
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Taste with us in Rome Saturday and Sunday January 16-17 at Sangiovese Purosangue

The word purosangue means thoroughbred in Italian (literally, pure blood). The annual Sangiovese Purosangue tasting is one of the top events on the Sangiovese calendar every year and we’re proud to be part of it. After all, it’s tough to find an expression of Sangiovese more thoroughbred than Fattoria dei Barbi. Look for us this … Continue reading

Stefano and Barbi at New York Wine Experience this weekend
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Stefano and Barbi at New York Wine Experience this weekend

Above: A scene from last year’s New York Wine Experience, one of the wine world’s premier events (image via WineSpectator.com). It’s kind of like “ministerial week” at the United Nations, when world leaders gather in New York for the biggest summit on the planet each year. Now in it’s 35th year, Wine Spectator magazine’s New … Continue reading