Monthly Archives: August 2015

Wine For The Fortnight – Villa Sparina Barbera Del Monferrato Superiore 2012

Since our last “Better Know A Varietal” feature was on Barbera (http://thewinepopulist.com/?p=373), I thought it would be nice to review one. Villa Sparina’s Barbera Del Monferrato Superiore 2012, is a very nice example of a modern take on Barbara. While … Continue reading

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Better Know a Varietal – Barbera

Barbera is a red wine grape from Italy. It used to be the most widely planted grape in Italy but has been supplanted by Sangiovese and recently Montepulciano. In most of Italy it is blended into wines that are not … Continue reading

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