Of Kings and Queens:
 The Barolo and Barbaresco Festival
Date: Saturday, February 28
Time: 1 to 5 pm
Location: Waterford Wine Company
Cost: $30 per person, credited towards a six bottle purchase
Format: Festival

The wine of kings and the king of wines: Barolo.

We are going to taste forty of them.  Does more need to be said?
This event will showcase some of the greatest producers in Barolo, Barbaresco and all of Piemonte.   It allows you to explore (at a friendly $30 tasting price) the complex issues of wine production, environment and climate that go into making some of Italy’s greatest wines.

But we won’t stop there.  We will also sample other varietals from these regions: Dolcetto, Barbera, Arneis, Gavi, blends, etc.  For the novice Italian drinker, this tasting offers an exceptional entree to Italy’s grandest wines.  For the connoisseur, it’s an unprecedented opportunity to pick your favorites.

Mark your calendars – this is a tasting not to miss.

Wines to be tasted:
2012 Brezza Dolcetto d’Alba $22.99
2013 Marchione Grignolino $20.99
2012 Paolo Conterno Barbera La Ginestra $24.99
2010 Cascina Luisin Barbaresco Rabaja $64.99
2010 M. Marengo Barolo $55.99
2010 M. Marengo Barolo Brunate $78.99
2010 Revello Barolo $49.99
1997 Bussia Soprana Barolo $109.99
2007 Bussia Soprana Barolo $89.99
2010 Pira Serralunga Barolo $59.99
2009 Paolo Conterno Barolo Ginestra $81.99
2006 Paolo Conterno Barolo Ginestra Riserva $121.99
2013 San Mateo Gavi $14.99
2011 Einaudi Dolcetto di Dogliani $23.99
2013 Conterno Fantino Barbera d’Alba “Vignota” $33.99
2008 Marchesi di Gresy Barbera d’Asti “Monte Colombo $42.99
2009 Boroli Barolo $47.99
2010 Marcarini Barolo Brunate $80.99
2010 Conterno-Fantino Barolo Mosconi $107.99
2010 Einaudi Barolo Terlo $68.99
2012 Renato Ratti Dolcetto d’Alba “Colombe” $18.99
2012 Monchiero Carbone Barbera d’Alba $21.99
2010 Castello di Neive Barbaresco $35.99
2006 Ceretto Bricco Asili Barbaresco $150.99
2010 Castello di Neive Santo Stefano Barbaresco $56.99
2010 Ceretto Zonchera Barolo $50.99
2010 Renato Ratti Marcenasco Barolo $56.99
2008 Attilio Ghisolfi Barolo Bussia $77.99
2006 Viberti Barolo La Volta $89.99
2013 Piero Benevelli Nebbiolo $24.99
2006 Nervi Gattinara $32.99
2009 Lorenzo Alutto Barbaresco $35.99
2009 Roagna Langhe Rosso $38.99
2010 Bruna Grimaldi Barolo Baderina $59.99
2010 Piero Benevelli Barolo Ravera $55.99
2011 Aldo Conterno Barbera D Alba Conca Tre Pile $42.99
2007 Aldo Conterno Barolo Colonello $159.99

This is still just a partial list.  As we get more wines confirmed we will continue to update the list on

Due to the highly allocated nature of Barolo, some of these wines may sell out by the time of the tasting.  If they do sell out, we will make every effort to replace them with wines of equal value.

Worldwide Chardonnay, Diverse and Amazing

Date: Thursday, March 5
Time: 6 pm to 7:30
Location: Waterford Wine Company
Cost: $30 per person, credited towards a six bottle purchase
Format: Seminar, RSVP required

Chardonnay – one of the most ubiquitous and misunderstood grapes in the wine world.  Sure, many people find it easy to hate because of the bad examples. But there is a reason this grape produces some of the most prized white wines in the world, and this tasting aims to show why.  Come and explore the amazing diversity this grape has to offer.

Wines to be tasted:
2012 Hudson Carneros  $49.99
2010 Bindi Composition, Victoria $59.99
2010 X. Monot Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Flotalliers $89.99
2013 Fevre Champs Royal Chablis $19.99
2012 Vina Cobos Bramare Chardonnay $49.99
2012 Shafer Red Shoulder Ranch Napa Chardonnay $49.99
& more


  1. Hi,

    I didnt forget about picking up my prize bottle I won on your FB contest! I will be coming out this week if that is ok. Are you having a wine tasting on Friday? Any before then?

    See you soon and thanks again!

    Deb Sajdak

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