Tuscany is without a doubt Italy’s most known wine region all over the world. For many years, it’s reputation was compromised by mass produced cheap Chianti in the straw flask bottles that unfortunately created a deep branding in the minds of American wine shoppers. Over the years, the consortium that protects the Chianti wine region [...]
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The new Antinori winery set in the rolling hills of Chianti Classico that has been 7 years in the making is finally opening its doors to the wine drinking public tomorrow, March 20th! Be one of the first to experience the fantastic Antinori wines, visit the Antinori museum complete with hundreds of years of winemaking [...]
Anyone who considers themselves a wine connoisseur knows that some of the worldâ€™s greatest wines come from the Tuscany region of Italy. Tuscanyâ€™s history of wine making stretches back to the 8th century BC when the Etruscans began producing fine wines, with references to the quality of Tuscan wine appearing in 3rd century BC Greek [...]
The passing of another great artist of Italian wine by Filippo Bartolotta Just last night, I found out via a midnight text message from my good friend and passionate wine collector Miriam, that Giuseppe Quintarelli has passed away. She must have read the news on DoBianchi who reported the sad passingÃ‚Â from Franco Ziliani. The [...]