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THE BAROLO THAT WAS MISSING

Thursday, 14 September at the elegant Mandarin Bistrot in Milan we presented the latest newcomer to the Boroli family: Barolo Brunella 2013.

Incorporating this newcomer in a horizontal tasting that also included Barolo 2013, Barolo Cerequio 2013 and Barolo Villero 2013, we wanted to share the results of a great project with the tasters and journalists present, and at the same time, show how it is a perfect celebration of the “Boroli Taste”.

THE WINE SIDE OF NEW YORK

NEW YORK IS ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA. AT LEAST THAT’S HOW THE SAYING GOES. On our last business trip, accompanied by our importer Wine Berry, we sampled the best of  New York’s Italian cuisine, and with our Barolo we made stops at some of the most renowned restaurants -   Eataly New York Flatiron, Del Posto, Babbo, and Lupa. Our adventure in the Big Apple continued on 28 April at BurdiGala, one of New York’s most prestigious Burgundy tastings More than twenty French chateaux presented their finest labels in Manhattan’s most iconic venue, the Rockefeller Centre. Among those present were some of the world’s most renowned names - Château Palmer, Château Figeac and Château d’Yquem. Tastings were presented by a team of noted sommeliers, including Cedric Nicaise, Andrea Morris and Morgan Harris – a wine experience we won’t easily forget, and where we discovered the wine and gourmet side of the Big Apple....

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amfAR HONG KONG

Attended by numerous international stars, such as Honorary Chair Charlize Theron, Jackie Chan and guest of honour and amfAR Award of Courage recipient, Pansy Ho, the amfAR Hong Kong gala evening in support of AIDS research was a resounding success As in previous years, our Barolo accompanied some of the dishes at the charity dinner. By the end of the evening, more than 3.5 million dollars had been raised in support of AIDS research....

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Boroli in Bordeaux, amid Barolo and Chateaux

On 9 and 10 February, Achille Boroli, along with some of the best makers of Barolo (Ceretto, Conterno Fantino, Cordero di Montezemolo, Marchesi di Barolo, Michele Chiarlo, Renato Ratti, Rionda – Massolino, Vietti and Roberto Voerzio), visited the splendid estates that surround the city of Bordeaux for a veritable oenological melting pot. Not only were there tastings of great local wines (2008 Le Pin – Pomerol, 2007 Chateau Pichon-Longueville – Baron Pauillac, 2004 Chateau Cheval Blanc – St. Emilion Grand Cru, 2004 Grand Vin de Chateau Latour, 2011 Chateau Lynch-Bages Pauillac, and 2009 Chateau Beauregard – Pomerol just to mention some), but also special Barolo vintages from selected crus, as in the case of the preview of our  Barolo Brunella 2013 and our Barolo Villero 2013.   The splendour of the Chateaux, their welcome and the extraordinary wines tasted added up to an unforgettable stay with a combination of history and timeless oenological excellence. We...

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