USA, April 3rd, 2008
“Fraudulent Brunellos? Shocking!” by E. Asimov
Wine buyers at the first day of Vinitaly, where the scandal surrounding Brunello di Montalcino is sure to be discussed.
USA, April, 2008
“TRUE BRUNELLO” by D. Lynch
UK, April, 2008
“Italy’s 50 Greatest Ever Wines” by K. O’Keefe
Italy, July-August, 2007
“Soldera in the Eighties: the rose of Montalcino” by F. Bartolotta
A tasting of four vintages from the 1980s and a visit to Case Basse to taste the 2002-2006 barrels, talking about the land, grapes and studies on native yeasts.
December 14th, 2006
“Soldera Event’s in UK”
Italy, November, 2006 - February 2007
“I PADRI DEL VINO ITALIANO” AWARD AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS FROM THE “ASSOCIAZIONE NAZIONALE CITTA’ DEL VINO”
Two prestigious awards for Gianfranco Soldera for his commitment to valorising the authentic vocation for excellence and uniqueness of Italian wine.
USA, February 15th, 2006
“Some see a wine loved not wisely, but too well” by E. Asimov
A wide and interesting overview about the different styles of Brunello’s production in Montalcino, questioning over what kind of wine Brunello ought to be, how the wine should be made and where the grapes should be planted. Traditional winemaking is defended by Mr Franco Biondi Santi and Gianfranco Soldera. Here an abstact of the article.
Italy, December-January, 2006
“Soldera’s Brunello, a world of difference” by M. Giagnoni and F. Petacco
“The tasting of the Riserva ’99, one of the best vintages seen at Case Basse in the last twenty years,” Giagnoni and Petacco wrote after visiting Case Basse.
Italy, April, 2006
“Brunello di Montalcino” by A. Brizzi, I. D’Agata, F. D’Agostino, R, Infante
The monthly magazine has dedicated an in-depth report to Brunello di Montalcino and the land where it is produced, visiting Case Basse, “a world where harmony reigns and from where Soldera obtains wines of harmony and elegance”.
Italy, February 3rd, 2006
“A splendid Brunello Soldera evening at Pierino Penati’s” by F. Ziliani
An account of a rare, extraordinary vertical tasting of six vintages of Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Soldera at the Pierino Penati restaurant in Viganò Brianza.