In 1985 the world of Barbera changed forever with the release of Giacomo Bologna’s mythical 1982 Bricco dell’Uccellone.
This was the first, single vineyard selection of Barbera and instantaneously it took Italy by storm and by surprise.
We will address these Super Barberas in a separate article. It is sufficient for now to point out that thereafter serious producers felt compelled to make finer Barberas,
paying more tribute and giving more respect to the lowly “foot soldier,” “workhorse” varietal.
Barbera had moved from being a quaffing wine to a wine that you should savor and taste.

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