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BWC was founded in 2005 by Master Sommelier Paolo Barbieri. Prior to 2005, Paolo started making very small lots in his garage in Las Vegas. This eventually evolved into forming Barbieri Wine Company to set out to produce his own wine. The objective was to produce Rhone Varietals from top vineyards located in Santa Barbara County. The approach was simple: work with great growers and use minimalistic wine making techniques without heavy oak influence. Before and during the development of Barbieri Wine Company, Paolo worked in the restaurant business for over 30 years managing numerous world class wine lists from Europe and later in the United States exposing him to the best wines in the world, which ultimately shaped his approach for his own wines. During this time, Erin Kempe joined Paolo, and together they continued to fulfill their passion for wine making and developing hand-crafted boutique wines.
- So Paolo just brought home some grape samples. He gave me some of these to taste and asked me: what varietal do y https://t.co/1Uss3IeAJd - 417 days ago
- Weve got some extremely exciting news to share with you all! Were opening an additional tasting room in Santa Bar https://t.co/5Lk8XOt78V - 446 days ago
- @GrahamandBrown I ordered a sample a few weeks ago and havent received it. The order number is 00401763. Also, if https://t.co/c9JpW2j4hB - 486 days ago
- Wed like to reveal one of our newest partners @BarbieriWines! Thank you for your donation to The Foundation. If yo https://t.co/jAC4BuEMCM - 532 days ago
- @BarbieriWines 13 years later, this wine was incredible. We'll back for another large format syrah https://t.co/hK1wBgjmMT - 557 days ago