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News 2015

Veronelli awards Cannubi Boschis and Le Vigne the "Super Tre Stelle" for the 2011 vintage!

Veronelli awards Cannubi Boschis and Le Vigne the 2015-10-16
The famed Veronelli guide has awarded our current releases of Barolo (both 2011 vintages) the highest rating of "Super" Tre Stelle. We are pleased...

ViniBuoni d'Italia rates our Current Releases

ViniBuoni d'Italia rates our Current Releases 2015-10-15
Vinibuoni d'Italia has awarded the following scores to our current releases in their 2016 guide, to be published later this year: (4 stars is the...

AIS awards both our 2011 Barolo with top rating of "4 Grappoli"!

AIS awards both our 2011 Barolo with top rating of 2015-10-14
Associazione Italiana Sommelier has just informed us that the 2011 Barolo Cannubi Boschis and the 2011 Barolo Le Vigne have both been awarded the top...

Wine Spectator Insider awards 2011 CB 93 points

Wine Spectator Insider awards 2011 CB 93 points2015-09-24
Recently released Wine Spectator Insider Issue 37 rated the 2011 Barolo Cannubi Boschis at 93 points: "Cherry flavors mingle with wild herb and...

International Wine Report rates 2011 Barolo

International Wine Report rates 2011 Barolo2015-09-17
Online wine service International Wine Report just released their ratings for the first crop of 2011 Barolo. We are honored to have been given 97...

Sandrone Winery "3-Star" for Daniele Cernilli of Doctor Wine

Sandrone Winery 2015-09-14
Daniele Cernilli, the founder, editor and head writer of the "Doctor Wine" website and wine guides, has just informed us that we will receive the...

Advance News: 2011 Cannubi Boschis gets "3 Bicchieri" for 14th time!

Advance News: 2011 Cannubi Boschis gets 2015-09-10
Gambero Rosso just announced that the 2011 Cannubi Boschis Barolo will receive the coveted "Tre Bicchieri" for the 14th time in the wine's 33...

Sandrone listed among Blue-Chips for Wine Investment

Sandrone listed among Blue-Chips for Wine Investment2015-08-23
Italian Weekly Wine News reports that about 30,000 euro per year is a good start for wine as an investment, and to focus on the blue-chips as...

Italy exceeds Burgundy on Liv-Ex

Italy exceeds Burgundy on Liv-Ex2015-08-17
Liv-Ex reported that Italy has now exceeded Burgundy as the second-most traded category after Bordeaux. Italy edged up to 7% of trades, beating...

Winesurf rates 2013 Dolcetto

Winesurf rates 2013 Dolcetto2015-08-15
Winesurf "Giornale di Enogastronomia" just awarded our 2013 Dolcetto 2.5 stars out of 5. ...

The Winery will be Closed for Vacation Aug 1-31

The Winery will be Closed for Vacation Aug 1-312015-08-01
Here at the Cantina we will be taking a summer break from August 1-31. Please excuse us if we do not respond to inquires as quickly as usual; we will...

Valmaggiore spotted in Expo Milano publicity!

Valmaggiore spotted in Expo Milano publicity!2015-07-23
Imagine our surprise when a friend sent us this picture from the Milano Subway - a publicity for Piedmont tourism with our Valmaggiore vineyard front...

Barolo's WiMu Wine Museum featured in "Top 10 Wine Museums of the World"

Barolo's WiMu Wine Museum featured in 2015-07-16
Our own local museum, the WiMu, has been featured in an article in the Drinks Buisness on the best wine museums of the world. When you are here in...

Our Client the Spiga d'Oro featured in Belgium's Gastronomia Magazine

Our Client the Spiga d'Oro featured in Belgium's Gastronomia Magazine2015-07-16
Congratulations to our longtime clients and champions of Italian wines the owners and staff of the Spiga d'Oro in Hever-Boortmeerbeek in Belgium....

Meininger's Weinwelt recommends Valmaggiore

Meininger's Weinwelt recommends Valmaggiore2015-07-10
Meininger's Weinwelt magazine (in German) recommends our Valmaggiore Nebbiolo d'Alba with steak in an article entitled "Heiss auf Fleisch" (Hot for...

Wine Advocate rates 2011 Barolo

Wine Advocate rates 2011 Barolo2015-07-09
Monica Larner, the Italy Wine Critic for Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, recently posted her annual article on the best new releases from the Barolo...

Italian Weekly Wine News: Sandrone Cannubi Boschis at top of Summer Auctions

Italian Weekly Wine News: Sandrone Cannubi Boschis at top of Summer Auctions2015-07-07
The current issue of Italian Weekly wine news features an article on the summer auction schedule in the great cities of London, New York and Hong...

Tasting Book magazine rates 2010 Le Vigne

Tasting Book magazine rates 2010 Le Vigne2015-06-11
The Tasting Book recently posted the results of the big Piedmont tastings made by Markus Del Monego earlier in the year. We are pleased with Markus'...

Galloni posts updated 2011 Reviews

Galloni posts updated 2011 Reviews2015-05-07
Updates to last year's preliminary reviews were posted at Vinous. 2011 Barolo Cannubi Boschis: 95 points. The 2011 Barolo Cannubi Boschis has shut...

James Suckling rates 2011 Barolo

James Suckling rates 2011 Barolo2015-04-14
2011 Barolo Le Vigne: 94 points"A wonderfully tight and polished young red with dark berry, plum and citrus character. Roses too. Full body, firm...

Austria's A La Carte rates our Barolos at 98 points each!

Austria's A La Carte rates our Barolos at 98 points each!2015-04-04
The Winter 2014 issue of Austria's "A La Carte" wine, food and travel magazine has an article on the best wines of the 2010 vintage in Barolo. Both...

Corriere Della Sera publishes Vignaioli e Vini d'Italia

Corriere Della Sera publishes Vignaioli e Vini d'Italia2015-03-28
The Corriere della Sera recently published Luca Gardini and Luciano Ferraro's "Guida Vignaioli e Vini d'Italia" which includes Luciano Sandrone as...

Tasted Journal rates 2006 Barolo Le Vigne

Tasted Journal rates 2006 Barolo Le Vigne2015-03-28
94 points for this still-resting beauty! We think the 2006 requires at least another few years in the cellar before it begins to reach its peak...

World of Fine Wine rates 2010 Barolo

World of Fine Wine rates 2010 Barolo2015-03-23
The British magazine World of Fine Wine discussed the 2010 Barolo vintage at length in the March 2015 issue. Nicholas Belfrage MW rated our Barolo...

Corriere della Sera publishes the 2015 OperaWine Guide

Corriere della Sera publishes the 2015 OperaWine Guide2015-03-18
Included in this volume is the 2003 Barolo Cannubi Boschis, which was consumed at the 2015 OperaWine tasting held the evening before this year's...

Wine Spectator update on Auction Markets

Wine Spectator update on Auction Markets2015-03-15
Recent coverage of the US and International Auction Markets. Sandrone 2000 is holding steady, 1997 up, while 1996, 1990 and 1989 have seen some dips....

Sandrone in Norway's Smak magazine

Sandrone in Norway's Smak magazine2015-03-09
A brief article about recent vintages of Luciano's wines in Norways travel and food magazine Smak, a part of the daily newspaper Dagens Naeringlsliv....

New Decanter Italy Guide Features 2010 Barolo Cannubi Boschis

New Decanter Italy Guide Features 2010 Barolo Cannubi Boschis2015-02-19
Decanter: "The Barolo Producers you can rely on: ... Sandrone"The 2010 Barolo Cannubi Boschis was among the top-rated 2010 Wines featured: "Flashes...

A Sad and Fond Farewell to Michele Ferrero (1925-2015)

A Sad and Fond Farewell to Michele Ferrero (1925-2015)2015-02-18
Un Caro Saluto al  “Monsù”  Michele, grande e onesto imprenditore Italiano ... papà della Nutella ... compagna dei nostri momenti più felici e...

Wine Spectator Special Edition of "Italy's 100 Best Wines" includes Sandrone

Wine Spectator Special Edition of 2015-02-18
The Wine Spectator has announced the upcoming publication of "Italy's 100 Best Wines 2015" to be released in conjunction with the OperaWine event at...

RVF Interviews Luciano

RVF Interviews Luciano2015-02-17
IN a recent issue, La Revue de Vin de France interviewed Luciano about his views of when and with which foods to consume his Barolo Cannubi Boschis....

Congrats to Gianluca di Taranto at The Jane in Antwerp

Congrats to Gianluca di Taranto at The Jane in Antwerp2015-02-15
Congratulations to Gianluca di Taranto, somellier at the Jane in Antwerp, Belguim, just named the Best Sommelier in Belgium. We've known of Gianluca...

Barbara and the "New Piedmont Generation" featured in NL's Perswijn Magazine

Barbara and the 2015-02-12
A recent article about the change of generations at some of Piedmont's most venerable estates included a profile of Barbara along with some of her...

Italy's Gentleman Magazine ranks Barolo Le Vigne

Italy's Gentleman Magazine ranks Barolo Le Vigne2015-02-08
Italy's Gentleman Magazine ranks Barolo Le Vigne as number 37 in the current "Top 100" of Italian wines. This classification was made by averaging...

ViVino: Sandrone wins Wine Style Award

ViVino: Sandrone wins Wine Style Award2015-02-05
ViVino, the wine ranking and searching app and website, recently notified us that we had placed 10th in the Barolo category for 2014. Thanks to the...

Sommelier Paolo Basso includes BCB 2009 in Louis Vuitton Travel Guide

Sommelier Paolo Basso includes BCB 2009 in Louis Vuitton Travel Guide2015-01-30
Our Swiss Importer, Paolo Basso (also winner of the "Best Sommelier of the World" competition in 2013) was comissioned by Louis Vuitton to make wine...

Luciano represents Barolo at a celebration of Italian Wine with Pope Francesco

Luciano represents Barolo at a celebration of Italian Wine with Pope Francesco2015-01-21
On January 21, Luciano was one of 150 Italian wine producers chosen to represent Piedmontese wines in a private ceremony with Pope Francesco in...

2010 Barolo Le Vigne named one of Italy's "Magnificent 13"

2010 Barolo Le Vigne named one of Italy's 2015-01-20
The Corriere della Sera reports in its January 17 edition that the annual compilations of Italy's greatest wines have been made by the...

Lithuania's Vyno Klubas rates 2010 Cannubi Boschis

Lithuania's Vyno Klubas rates 2010 Cannubi Boschis2015-01-19
We're proud to have received 92 points from the publication, which presented a serious long-format article on Barolo at the end of last year. ...

IWWN features Sandrone 2009 Barolo Le Vigne

IWWN features Sandrone 2009 Barolo Le Vigne2015-01-04
Italian Weekly Wine News publishes a monthly re-cap in which a chosen wine store in Italy can put forth some of its current recommendations. Our 2009...

Cannubi Boschis included in PM Renzi's Italian State Gift

Cannubi Boschis included in PM Renzi's Italian State Gift2015-01-03
We just heard that our Barolo Cannubi Boschis 2009 has been incuded in the "Official State Gift" given to visiting dignitaries on official business...

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