Merchant Picks By Region

Merchant's Pick by region: Piedmont

  1. One Sip Will Change You Forever!
    May 13, 2019
    Who is Roberto Conterno and why is the wine world buzzing about Nervi?
    Roberto is the owner and winemaker of the legendary Barolo estate Giacomo Conterno. Those Piedmont wines are among the most coveted in Italy. His "Barolo Monfortino" is...
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  2. Piedmont's Perfect White!
    April 16, 2019

    Fifteen Years And Counting!

    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 as part of my white wine repertoire.

    "The brilliant Bruno Giacosa fashions the finest Arneis...this is my...

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  3. Montrachet-Like Elegance
    March 26, 2019

    Gaja reds are some of the most iconic and collectible wines of Italy. They are, "the finest Italian wines ever made." Wine Spectator

    With that said, you have not lived until you have experienced Gaja's Rossj-Bass Langhe Chardonnay.


    If there were Grand...

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  4. The Greatest Value Barbaresco... Without Question!
    February 22, 2019

    There is no better Barbaresco value than Produttori del Barbaresco!

    This perennial darling experienced a particularly outstanding 2015 vintage. In fact, we've written about it on several occasions - 2015 is a vintage for the history books whether Piedmont, Tuscany, Rhone, Bordeaux or...

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  5. Wine Spectator Top 100 Special!
    January 22, 2019

    Paolo Scavino is one of the premier Barolo producers in Piedmont - and at this price, a steal!

    In limited supply, this Winter Storm Special is a recent Wine Spectator Top 100 wine and Barolo not to be missed.

    Frigid weather?

    Have no fear! Pour a glass throughout the...

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