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Elio Altare has often been heralded as the father of modern Barolo, and rightfully so. His singular commitment to quality brought a grape that was considered somewhat lowly in the 1980’s to the iconic and age-worthy wine of kings it is known as today. That legacy continues with his daughter Silvia running the estate, continuing to produce world class wines vintage after vintage. Yet, Barolo is not the focus today, but rather the new releases of Altare’s 2018 Barbera and Dolcetto. There is an inherent freshness, elegance, and beguiling fragrance to these wines that one will be hard pressed to find in its peers. The 2018 Barbera is a full bodied, structured offering with flavors of blackberrie

THE HEEL OF THE BOOT

Hello, Much uncertainty looms over the wine world currently as members of the wine industry gather in Washington this week to protest the potential 100% tariff on French sparkling wines. As of October 18, there is already a 25% tariff on all imported European wines and the impact is already being felt on American businesses, large and small. In the short term, out of stocks on items are already popping up as importers hold off on putting containers in the water, perhaps hoping to weather the storm and see the tariffs rescinded. Long term, the effect could result in consumers seeking alternative beverage options if prices skyrocket on certain items. That’s where we come in. By frequenting a

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