Wojciech Bońkowski
Wine & tea writing

Barolo 2006: greatness?

A look at one of the best years for Barolo, at 10 years of age.

Barolo 2012: first impressions

My assessment of this vintage after tasting 300 samples.

Best wines of ProWein 2016

The emotional moments of ProWein—from Champagne to 100-point vintage port!

Vietti Barolo Villero 2007–1996

A comprehensive vertical of one of Barolo’s most prestigious bottlings.

Barolo & Barbaresco 2005: difficult

Always challenging to taste, how are 2005 Barolo & Barbaresco drinking after a decade?

Barolo 2011: first impressions

After the über-hyped 2010s, 2011 Barolos look every bit as good!

Barolo 2003: drink up

My analysis of Barolo 2003 retrospective (56 wines): some good wines, but drink up.

Barolo bliss

Barolo bliss: how I got lost, knocked on a door and there was a 1988 being poured.