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From October 2010, every time we update any information or write a new information, we shall write in parentheses when the update has occurred last e.g. (2010-10).


If for some wine stands behind the best vintages none, it means that the wine's price is too high for its quality or the wine's quality is too low.


Baden, German wine region consisting of eight wine districts: Tauberfranken, Badische Bergstrasse/Kraichgau, Ortenau, Breisgau, Kaiserstuhl, Tuniberg, Markgräflerland and Bodensee. Baden has 15,892 ha under vine. The average yield is extremely high, 78 hl/ha. (2012-02)


Baden, Germany, the best vintages, 1971, 1975, 1976, 1990, 2001, 2005 and 2007. (2012-02)


Baden grapes, Pinot Noir (Spätburgunder) accounts for 37%, Müller-Thurgau for 17% and Pinot Gris (Grauer Burgunder) for 10% of the most cultivated grapes in this wine region. (2012-02)


Baden soils, dominates loess, volcanic soils and clay.


Badia a Coltibuono, Chianti Classico (Sangiovese, red wine), Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy, the best vintages, up to and including vintage 2009 none. (2012-09)


Badia a Coltibuono, Chianti Classico, Riserva (Sangiovese, red wine), Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy, the best vintages, 1982, 1985, 1997, 2001, 2006, 2007 and 2008. (2012-09)


Badia a Coltibuono, Sangioveto, IGT (Sangiovese, red wine), Tuscany, Italy, the best vintages, 1990, 2000, 2006 and 2007. (2012-09)


Barbaresco, both an Italian DOCG-wine and a DOCG-appellation, and one of Italy's most prestigious red wines. The Barbaresco appellation is located in the Piedmont (Piemonte) wine region. Barbaresco-wines are often considered to be lighter than those from the Barolo appellation. The minimum age for storage is two years of which at least one must be in barrel. Barbaresco may be designated as Riserva if aged in barrel for at least three years and in bottle for one year. Barbaresco may be also designated as Riserva Speciale if aged in barrel for at least four years and in bottle for one year. The Barbaresco appellation spans over the villages of Barbaresco, Neive, San Rocco Seno d'Elvio and Treiso, and has 685 hectares under vine. The wines from Neive belong to the most powerful and tannin-rich, while those from Treiso belong to the most elegant. The average yield is 46 hl/ha. The Barbaresco-wines from the best vintages can be aged up to 20 years. (2012-04)


Barbaresco, Piemonte, Italy, the best vintages, 1971, 1978, 1982, 1985, 1989, 1990, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001 and 2007. (2012-04)


Barbaresco grapes, 100% Nebbiolo.


Barbaresco soils, dominate lime and clay.


Barbera, 13 Italian DOC appellations (13 DOC-wines) and 1 DOCG-appellation (1 DOCG-wine). All 14 wines are made from Barbera-grape. To these 13 DOC-appellations belong: Albugnano Barbera, Barbera d'Alba, Barbera del Monferrato, Canavese Barbera, Colli Tortonesi Barbera, Colline Saluzzesi Barbera, Coste della Sesia Barbera, Gabiano Barbera, Monferrato Barbera, Piemonte Barbera, Pinerolese Barbera, Rubino di Cantavenna Barbera and Valsusa Barbera. To the only DOCG appellation belongs: Barbera d'Asti. Barbera d'Alba DOC and Barbera del Monferrato together with Barbera d'Asti DOCG belong to the most well-known appellations. The minimum age for storage is one year. (2012-01)


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