Barolo: the king of wines, the wine of the kings

Barolo baccotours

Barolo king of wines Barolo is one of the greatest Italian wines produced in the Piedmont region. The name Barolo comes from a little village in the Langhe Area located at the foot of the Alps (Piedmont=foot of mountain). Barolo wine is made with 100% Nebbiolo grapes and is also called “king of the wines, and wine […]

Pesto: yesterday, today and wine pairing

Pesto

Pesto is one of the Italian masterpieces and among the most famous cold sauce in the world. Although the classic “Pesto alla Genovese” was created in Liguria only in the XIX century, the practice of blending aromatic herbs with cheese and garlic has a very long tradition. Virgilio ,in one of his scripts, says that […]

Best DOCG wines from Italy

Grapes bacco tours

BEST DOCG WINES ITALY When the Greek conquered south Italy, they found many vine plants and called the peninsula Enotria, the land of Wine (from oinos=wine). The history of Wine in the world is linked with the Roman Empire. Nowadays in Italy there are at least 600 different varieties of grapes, 35 DOCG and about 350 […]

Most famous Wines Tuscany

Bolgheri Sassicaia Sassicaia Tenuta San Guido 2015 was considered in 2018 the best Wine of the year by Wine Spectator. It is produced with french grapes Cabernet Sauvignon 85% and Cabernet Franc 15% in a region where Sangiovese is the main grape. It is the result of a great intuition of the marquis Incisa della […]