Barolo vs Brunello: Big Italian Reds

Barolo and Brunello are Italian red wines. Barolo, made from 100% Nebbiolo, is robust with cherry, clay, rose, tar, and higher tannins. Brunello is 100% Sangiovese with bright red fruit and higher acid. Here’s what you need to know about Barolo vs. Brunello. Where Are Barolo and Brunello Wines Made? Barolo and Brunello are both […]

How Do they Decide What Wine Grapes to Plant?

Have you ever wondered how a winegrower decides to plant one grape variety over another? Some choices Mother Nature drives, but there’s actually a lot more behind deciding what grapes to plant in a new vineyard. Deciding what type of grape to plant where involves a complicated heuristic that takes into account environmental and non-environmental […]