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All posts tagged "Tuscany Wine Region"

  • Badia a Coltibuono

    The Wines… Badia a Coltibuono has long been a leader in organic viticulture, beginning their conversion in 1985, and receiving certification...

    Kevin DayApril 10, 2019
  • Poderi Sanguineto I e II

    The Wines… The southern Tuscan town of Montepulciano ought to be among Italy’s best wine destinations. Montalcino is nearby, the climate...

    Kevin DayJanuary 29, 2019
  • Selvapiana

    The Wines… Located just east of Florence in the Chianti Rufina appellation, Fattoria Selvapiana has created one of Italy’s best portfolios...

    Kevin DayOctober 30, 2018
  • Castello di Volpaia

    The Wines… Castello di Volpaia has the standard Chianti Classico roster of wines: an annata Chianti Classico DOCG, a riserva with a...

    Kevin DayOctober 29, 2018
  • Chianti Classico DOCG
    Should Chianti Classico Be a Varietal Wine?

    Fèlsina's "Rancia" Chianti Classico Riserva Has Something to Say About That

    Kevin DayFebruary 2, 2018
  • Italy
    Shining a Light on Chianti Rufina

    A Tasting with Federico Giuntini Masseti of Fattoria Selvapiana

    Kevin DayOctober 18, 2017
  • Chianti Classico DOCG
    The Wines of Castello di Volpaia

    Blowing the Dust Off an Age-Old Appellation

    Kevin DaySeptember 13, 2017
  • Chianti Classico DOCG
    Fontodi Chianti Classico: Equal to the Hype

    Plus a few daydreams of Panzano

    Kevin DayDecember 15, 2016
  • Italy
    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 the landscape and had...

    Kevin DayMarch 29, 2016
  • Italy
    Frico Rosso: A “Chianti Villages” Wine

    I live in Colorado, and we are just not known for making wine. In terms of industry clout, the art of converting grapes...

    Kevin DayJanuary 20, 2016
  • Italy
    Another Maremma Blockbuster

    Tuscany’s history is a rich tapestry of invasion and conquest. Of city-states — such as Firenze (Florence), Siena, Lucca and Pisa — struggling with...

    Kevin DayJanuary 10, 2016
  • First Taste Guides
    First-Taste Guide to Bolgheri

    Featuring A Super Super Tuscan: Aia Vecchia's Sor Ugo

    Kevin DayOctober 26, 2015

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