Read about wines made from the Sangiovese grape with this archive of wine reviews, wine guides, articles and more from Opening a Bottle
First-Taste Guide to Chianti Classico
Tuscany's Most Historic Wine Region (Ironically) Comes of Age
Badia a Coltibuono
The Wines… Badia a Coltibuono has long been a leader in organic viticulture, beginning their conversion in...
Poderi Sanguineto I e II
The Wines… The southern Tuscan town of Montepulciano ought to be among Italy’s best wine destinations. Montalcino...
The Wines… Located just east of Florence in the Chianti Rufina appellation, Fattoria Selvapiana has created one...
Castello di Volpaia
The Wines… Castello di Volpaia has the standard Chianti Classico roster of wines: an annata Chianti Classico DOCG,...
Should Chianti Classico Be a Varietal Wine?
Fèlsina's "Rancia" Chianti Classico Riserva Has Something to Say About That
Shining a Light on Chianti Rufina
A Tasting with Federico Giuntini Masseti of Fattoria Selvapiana
The Wines of Castello di Volpaia
Blowing the Dust Off an Age-Old Appellation
The Top 10 Wines of 2016
Part 2 of Our Year in Review
Fontodi Chianti Classico: Equal to the Hype
Plus a few daydreams of Panzano
Frappato: Our Pick for Thanksgiving Red Wine
Shake things up with this unconventional Sicilian red
A Reminder of Past Beauty: Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
You cannot divorce some wines from the context of their landscape; at least not if you’ve visited...