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Barbera Wine Series: Barbera pairing – BBQ wine

In Europe and North America, this weekend kicks off summer, so it’s time to start thinking about BBQ wine! Did you know BBQ is a perfect barbera pairing?  Barbera pairing:  As we’ve talked about in our recent posts, the barbera grape has high acidity levels and low tannins for bright, freshness and ripe, vibrant fruits …

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A look at sustainability in wine from around the world

Another sustainability update from Scarpa General Manager Riikka Sukula. One big part of being and becoming more sustainable is sharing data, knowledge, opinions, learnings, and excitement for your progress. But don’t forget to also share challenges, disappointments, and mistakes. Transparency and traceability as guiding principles Transparency and traceability allow us to help each other as …

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Italian Easter Traditions from Piedmont

Easter is one of our favorite times in the Langhe. Vibrant spring colors pop, buds break in the vineyards, and all that delicious Easter wine and food! To bring some of Piedmont’s Italian Easter traditions to you, we visited with one of the area’s most popular eateries, Trattoria Bercau in Verduno. Lunch or dinner, week …

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Finansavisen: Scarpa’s Barbaresco Tettineive among Piedmont wines with top aging potential

Publication: Finansavisen Wine Writer: Torgeir Kveim Sti Scarpa Barbaresco DOCG Tettineive 2017 named among the top wines with the greatest potential for aging by Norway’s Finansavisen. In Norway, Scarpa wines are imported by Moestue Grape Selections. For more on Scarpa and their portfolio in Norway, follow them on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Bergensavisen: Scarpa’s I Bricchi named top value-for-money

Publication: Bergensavisen Wine Writer: Per Haukaas Norwegians know best! Scarpa’s I Bricchi Barbera d’Asti 2015 named a top ‘Friday wine buy’, getting 6 out of 6 points on value-for-money.  We may be a little biased, but couldn’t agree more. In Norway, Scarpa wines are imported by Moestue Grape Selections. For more on Scarpa and their portfolio …

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Barbera Wine Series: Barbera d’Asti, the top Monferrato wine

Ready to get deeper into your barbera wine education? Next up: your guide to the top Monferrato wine, Barbera d’Asti. We’ve got all you need to know about styles, production, and Barbera d’Asti wine DOCG requirements.  In our first piece on barbera wine, we took a broad look at the barbera grape and the resulting …

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Barbera Wine Series: Get to know one of the Best Italian Wines

If you like Scarpa, chances are you are a barbera wine drinker. Since its our specialty, let’s explore the grape starting with a proper introduction. Ready to learn about barbera wine? We’ve put together a series to explore this robust, tantalizing Italian red wine. This post covers: the barbera grape, origin and history, grape and wine …

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