Ripe Barbera grapes on the vineRipe Barbera grapes on the vine

The unpretentious one

Barbera is popular with winemakers: robust against spring frost and summer heat, this uncomplicated grape variety doesn’t ask for much to thrive. This grape is mainly grown on a large scale in Piedmont, where it is vinified into smooth, balanced wines. The variety is low in tannins but offers a refreshing acidity and a powerful body of usually around 14% volume.

Where it grows:

What it tastes like:

  • depending on the origin, fruity wines with high acidity and notes of plums, blackberries and cherries

What it goes with:

  • truffle dishes
  • venison fillet and wild boar
  • summer barbecues
  • pizza and pasta
  • almost anything in everyday cooking
Wines made from Barbera
  1. - +
    Italy, Piedmont
    2022
    100 % Barbera

    75 cl
    Sovrana – Barbera d'Alba doc, Beni di Batasiolo
    CHF18.50
  2. - +
    Italy, Piedmont
    2020
    100 % Barbera

    75 cl
    Montruc – Barbera d'Asti docg superiore, Franco M. Martinetti
    Special Price CHF38.25 Regular Price CHF45.00

    15%

  3. - +
    Italy, Piedmont
    2022
    100 % Barbera

    75 cl
    Barbera d'Alba doc – «Costa Bruna» Tenuta Roncaglia, Poderi Colla
    CHF20.00
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