It's hard to believe that only 20 years ago Barolo was a non- entity on the wine scene. Tremendous progress has brought about a
world-wide recognition and today top Barolos command 1st growth prices.
Most people would acknowledge that success can be attributed to one winemaker- Angelo Gaja. He more than any one individual brought Barolo to its
Barolo is much like Burgundy- only one grape is used. In Barolo it's the Nebbiolo grape. Depending on the winemaker's style - traditional or modern -
Barolos can be enjoyed early or with ageing.
Nearby is the adjacent region of Barbarescos, also produced from the Nebbiolo grape. Alba is the heart of the Barolo region, where in the Fall it
also becomes the focus of attention because of its white truffle festival.