Alpine Nebbiolos – Valle d’Aosta, Alto Piemonte and Valtellina
Nebbiolo is without doubt one of the world’s greatest red grapes. While the “Big B’s” – Barolo and Barbaresco – are recognised as the two most prestigious appellations for this noble grape, there are other regions in northern Italy (closer to the Alps), which produce captivating mountain-styles of Nebbiolo wines. With their own distinctive character, “Alpine Nebbiolos” are a treasure! As demand for the Big B’s has reached historic heights, so do their prices so now is the time for Italian wine lovers to look further north to these sub-Alpine regions and explore the beauty of these top quality artisan Nebbiolo wines ( which offer tremendous value).
In this 2.5-hour masterclass, our most experienced Italian wine educator, Justin Chen, will take you on a journey through the region and explore these grapes, so you’ll gain a deep and comprehensive understanding of the unique terroir and diversified style of Nebbiolo wines from Valle d’Aosta, Alto Piemonte and Valtellina, tasting some of the best examples from each of region.
Demand is already high for this masterclass, so book early and take this rare opportunity to taste unique, sought-after wines with Hong Kong’s preeminent Italian wine expert.