Banfi wines impressed the judges of the ninth annual Winemaker Challenge, held in San Diego recently. Headlining the results were Castello Banfi ExcelsuS, Banfi Chianti Classico, Bolla Le Origini Amarone, and Bell’Agio Rosso Dolce, all of which won “Best of” honors in their respective categories. Additionally, Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino, Sartori Amarone, and Bolla […]
Rudy Buratti, Chief Winemaker for Castello Banfi, passed peacefully on January 13, 2018 at the age of 56 in Tuscany, Italy. Born in Bleggio Superiore, Trento, Buratti graduated in 1981 from Italy’s prestigious Agricultural University of San Michele Alto Adige, one world’s premier enological schools. Upon graduation he decided to “go south” – as he […]
Who can you trust to recommend a good wine? How about someone who recommends wine all day, every day, as their job? Such as a sommelier. Better yet, how about getting recommendations from some of the top sommeliers in the USA? You can do just that by viewing the winning wines at the 2017 Sommelier […]
Need assistance choosing a wine? You might take the advice of a professional wine critic. Better yet, what if you could tap the advice of over a dozen critics? Turns out you can! Read on to see the results of the 2017 Critics Challenge, where 15 of the top critics chose their favorite wines in a blind judging.