Merchant's Pick by Grape

Merchant's Pick by Grape: Arneis

  1. A New Find! A New Favorite!
    September 05, 2018

    An exceptional new find!

    It is not often we are surprised by a new wine. But, two weeks ago, we tasted a stunning Italian white from Ghiomo, an estate located between Langhe and Roero in Piedmont.

    Over the last decade - yes, decade! - we have searched high and low for an...

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  2. 12 Years And Counting | Piedmont's Perfect White!
    February 12, 2018

    This is a new vintage of my favorite Piedmont white. Whenever I go to an Italian restaurant, this is the first white I look for on a wine list. Even at home, I always have a few bottles chilled ready to pair with my favorite piece of fish or pesto dish.

    "The brilliant Bruno Giacosa...

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  3. 11 Yrs And Counting | Piedmont's Perfect White!
    April 11, 2017
    This is a new vintage of my favorite Piedmont white. Whenever I go to an Italian restaurant, this is the first white I look for on a wine list. Even at home, I always have a few bottles chilled ready to pair with my favorite piece of fish or pesto dish.
        "The...
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  4. Piedmont's Perfect Spring and Summer White
    March 09, 2016
    A week or so too early for rosé? Not yet in the mood for the intense lemon, lime notes of Sauvignon Blanc? Do you often enjoy Chardonnay but are looking for a change? Me too!
         This time of year, I tend to reach for an Arnies. Italian whites are some of my...
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  5. Year After Year This Italian Treasure Never Fails!
    August 10, 2009

    No wine cellar or cooler is complete without Bruno Giacosa's Arneis. "The brilliant Giacosa fashions the finest Arneis...this is my favorite white wine of Piedmont." (Robert Parker)
        The 2008 has just been released and each year we can't stress enough how...

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