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Paso Robles Wine From Two Sides of the Same Coin

Attended not just a class but a Masterclass no less about Paso Robles wine. It’s a region I visited a couple years ago and had a great time soaking in its low-key charms and surprising wines. This learning session was helmed by Master Sommelier Alexander LaPratt with able assists from Jason Haas (master of Google [More]

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What’s the Difference Between Barolo and Barbaresco?

Both come from Italy’s Piedmont region, are made from the Nebbiolo grape, and start with “B”. But what’s really the difference between Barolo and Barbaresco? I started pondering this question while enjoying a bottle of the 2011 Produttori del Barbaresco Langhe Nebbiolo. “Barbaresco” is part of the producer’s name, but it’s technically not a Barbaresco. [More]

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