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Nello Olivo on Style Mag Cover

Nello Olivo featured in Style magainze's September 2011 issue


Nello Olivo is on the cover of style magazine, September 2011, issue!

The photograph was taken in our tasting room by style staff photographer, Dante Fontana. Nello's smile is great isn't it? He really connects with the lens. (So does his shirt!)

If you don't subscribe, you can grab a free copy of the magazine just about anywhere in town. (A few of Nello's family and friends are sure this issue is going to be a collector's item someday!!)

The article by Heather L. Becker begins on page 46 and includes our tasting room as recommended "sip stop 4" when touring Foothills wineries. At the time of this posting, the article is not online yet over at, so here's what it says:

Housed in the cellar of one of Placerville’s top restaurants, Sequoia, Nello Olivo can be a seamless end to your wine tasting adventure as not only is it open late (daily until 7 p.m.) but once you have tasted at the quaintly rustic wine bar, you may bring your selection upstairs to enjoy it with dinner. Owner Nello Olivo, planting his vineyard in Cameron Park with over 4500 vines, also paired with Winemaker Marco Cappelli to create clean, well-balanced wines that would please the perceptive palates at a restaurant. Pouring only one white varietal, the focus is on the reds; and in its first year, the winery has won 27 awards, including Best Sangiovese of California. You will most likely get the opportunity to chat with Olivo himself while tasting and hearing stories about the historic Bee-Bennett House. The wine cellar contains a private dining room and hosts special food pairing events such as "Tasty Tuesdays" which are free to wine club members.

Actually, most special wine events are not free to club members, rather they attend at discount prices. But we're not quibbling, just really grateful style mag has chosen to feature us. They're great people over there and through the years they've given our wines and Sequoia wonderful attention and high ratings! (Here's a recent review of Sequoia with more great Dante Fontana photos!)

This section of the article concludes with "Favorite Tastes" and mentions 2 Nello Olivo wines.

Sangiovese 2007: Won Best Sangiovese of California. Dark cherry, white pepper and woodsy mushrooms on the nose with blackberry, chocolate and hints of herbs on the palate...a lingering finish.

Toscanello 2007: Platinum Winner; blend of Sangiovese with Merlot and Cabernet. Aromas of blueberry, cigar box and eucalyptus with a clean and steady finish. A great wine for aging.



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Nello Olivo wine tasting room in Placerville

643 Bee Street, Placerville

Monday: closed
Tuesday: 11-5
Wednesday: 11-5
Thursday: 11-5
Friday: 11-7
Saturday: 11-7
Sunday: 11-7

We're the closest winery to Hwy 50, at the "corner of" Hwys 50 and 49. Start your wine tour here. We have winery maps!

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