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Syosset: Barolo tasting @ Post

Pinot grigio grapes before being picked by a

Pinot grigio grapes before being picked by a mechanical harvester at the Shady Oaks vineyard of Bronco Wine Co. in Lodi, Calif. Big, yellow and pretty much devoid of romance, the mechanical grape harvester probably isn't ever going to make it on a wine bottle label. But that's how most of the country's wine grapes are harvested, a method proponents say is quicker, cheaper, and more efficient. Advocates of hand-picking disagree. (Sept. 16, 2009) Credit: AP File

Post Wines & Spirits hosts a major tasting of Piedmontese wines from producer G.D. Vajra on Saturday.

Giuseppe Vajra of the winemaking family will be at the session, which goes from 2 to 5 p.m.

The Barolo-based producer's highly rated wines include the 2009 Dolcetto d"Alba, 2008 Barbera d'Alba, 2006 Barolo Albe and 2005 Barolo Bricco Viole.

Post Wines & Spirits is at 510 Jericho Tpke., Syosset; 516-921-1820.

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