“Sisto is an old man but his brother Giuseppe is older than he is. He has smallish eyes and that reserved, stern awkwardness of a farmer. He is a man of the land, and from his land he has never moved. The hill is on the left of the road that runs from Neive to Neviglie and is completely covered with vineyards. Their residence is in the center and it also serves as the main office of the winery. Sisto looks over the estate and is proud. He is proud of Valter, a young high school graduate, who has inherited the large, beautiful, masculine hands of the family. Even though, unlike his father, he has large eyes that have been opened wide by the world, Valter seems astonished that anything exists outside the Langhe region on the right bank of the Tanaro. Before the war, the winery was a large and somewhat anonymous entity that grew and sold grapes. Over the years, quality improved and it started specializing in Moscato at the end of the 1970s…. Those who learned the lesson that nothing is easy where vineyards are concerned, won…”.
December 27, 2018 In “Asti & Moscato d'Asti: The Delightful Lightness of Being,” Ian D’Agata writes: “Asti and Moscato d’Asti are two of Italy’s best-known and most delicious sparkling wines.” He reviews: BERA Moscato d’Asti Su...Read more
December 28, 2018 In the “Wines of the Week” section, Tamlyn Currin selects BERA Moscato d'Asti DOCG 2017 for “an unpretentious start to 2019.” She writes that “the Bera family have been growing grapes for generations...Read more