Read about wines made from the Sangiovese grape with this archive of wine reviews, wine guides, articles and more from Opening a Bottle
Unoaked Sangiovese Should Be More of a Thing
Like These Naked Sangiovese from Montecucco
The Wines… Underneath the surface of this Chianti Classico estate is a progressive winery on a mission...
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