Grace and Poise in Alto Piemonte

Ask most winos what place is synonymous with nebbiolo and without hesitation they’ll say Barolo. In their second breath they’ll utter Barbaresco, the next region over in the same Langhe hills. Only the most knowledgeable will tell you, in their third breath, of the exceptional nebbiolo that exists in Northern Piedmont, aka Alto Piemonte.

Piedmont Part I: Barolo

The wealth of winemakers beyond the big names of Barolo are well worth any effort required to explore them. You’ll find many who are quietly making stunning examples of perhaps the world’s most achingly beautiful wine.