Guida Doctor Wine 2018


Doctor Wine by Daniele Cernilli

Daniele Cernilli is the Editor-in-Chief of and of the Ultimate Guide to Italian Wine. A journalist who, after taking a Master’s Degree in Philosophy and teaching it along with history and literature, decided to make his love for great food and wine his profession.
Daniele is a regular contributor to Italian newspapers, trade and consumer publications and has written a number of technical books on wine and wine tasting. He currently has a column on wine published in Corriere della Sera’s weekly Sette and is managing editor at the magazine Spirito di Vino. In 1986, he co-founded Gambero Rosso magazine that (together with Slow Food) began to annually publish an Italian Wine Guide, which he oversaw for more than 24 editions.

He has won several prizes for his contribution to wine culture, including the Targa d’Oro (Gold Plague) from the Italian Association of Wine Technicians, and Decanter Magazine has included him among its “50 Most Influential People in the Wine World” (Source:, 03.10.2017).

In the latest issue of Cernillis “Ultimate Guide to Italian Wine” he published following excellent ratings for wines from the Cantina Bolzano:

Alto Adige Lagrein DOC Riserva Taber2015 – 96 pts

Alto Adige S. Maddalena DOC Classico Huck am Bach 2016 – 95 pts & like for the price-performance-ratio

Alto Adige Cabernet DOC Riserva Mumelter 2015 – 93 pts

Alto Adige Chardonnay DOC Riserva 2015 – 92 pts

Alto Adige Sauvignon DOC Riserva 2015- -92 pts