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Eric Guido
Wine Writer, Photographer, Chef, Musician, Poet--Workaholic
Wine Writer, Photographer, Chef, Musician, Poet--Workaholic
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Was It Worth All The Hype? 2013 Barolo
For the last two weeks NYC has been honored to host the who’s who of Piedmont for Antonio Galloni’s La Festa del Barolo, and with many of these producers came my first taste of 2013 Barolo from bottle. Let me just say that the hype is officially warranted. ...

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Bruno Giacosa Barolo & Barbaresco 1961 - 2008: The Tasting of a Lifetime
In comparison to many of the collectors I know, my experience with Barolo is relatively short. It was only eleven years ago that I was pulled into the world of Nebbiolo. I was warned by others that it could happen, that I might be entering into a hobby that...

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Further Down The Rabbit Hole: Burgundy 2016
For the longest time, I saw Burgundy as forbidden fruit. I would delve into a premier cru here or an upper-level village wine there. From time to time, a good friend would share something truly special, and I would swoon. As a lover of all things wine, its ...

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Cantina Bartolo Mascarello, Three Generations in The Making
If there was one wine that not only defined Barolo for me, but for the majority of longtime collectors, it’s Bartolo Mascarello .  When I first fell in love with Barolo, I was quick to learn that to understand not just what Barolo is about but also where it...

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Italian Wine In The Extreme: The Collisioni Experience
Article and Photos by: Eric Guido You think you know Italian wine. You spend ten years studying and tasting. You research, you write, and you spend every spare moment immersing yourself in the topic. You also taste with individuals that share your passion, ...

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Barolo & Barbaresco 1996, 20-Year Retrospective
Whatever happened to our dreams of 1996 being a great vintage? For over a decade, I’ve been pursuing this vintage with hopes that it would be another 1989, yet now I begin to wonder. Last year we put together a blind ‘96 Barolo tasting, and the outcome led ...

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The World of Terre Nere with Marc di Grazia
( The following write-up and reviews are the result of two days’ worth of focused tastings with Marc di Grazia. ) When asked if I would be interested in attending a ten-year retrospective of Terre Nere , my response was a resounding YES! For me, Terre Nere ...
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