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The Wines of Angelo Gaja

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The Wines of Angelo Gaja

Simply put, Angelo Gaja, is one of the best winemakers in the world, and is often considered to be the best winemaker that Italy has ever produced. I have known these wines for about fifteen years and rate them as some of the best I've ever been lucky enough to drink. Gaja is famed for his wines made in the Piemonte communes of Barolo and Barbaresco, which is where he lives, but in the 1990s, he branched out into Tuscany. The wines are definitely pricey and don't always conform to the local way of doing things (two of his famed ex-Barolos...

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New in: wines from Alberto Longo, Puglia

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New in: wines from Alberto Longo, Puglia
There are two new wines from Puglia producer we have introduced online. Both are already our contenders for wine of the year, but there's also a really interesting background to the region, how this strangely spelled denomination got its name and, of course, a few bits and bobs about this very special southern wine producer.

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