Paolo Massimo tells us how he ended up in the winemaking industry; what makes Antinori special; and what his favourite South African variety is. See our previous introduction to Marchesi Antinori… 517 more words
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Contributing Writer: Alyssa Gregory
Italy is full of breathtaking paradises; but, I would have to say my favorites are the Chianti vineyards.
I can’t quite decide if it’s the peaceful scenery that makes them magical or if it’s the wine that is so generously poured. 1,004 more words
I was delighted to attend ‘An Exploration of the Terroirs of Chianti Classico’ master class tasting presented by Antonio Galloni, the founder of Vinous; one of the fasted growing wine websites in the world, along with Sergio Zingarelli, President of the Chianti Classico Wine Consortium, at the New York Public Library. 1,024 more words
Tuscany covers a large geographical area and includes amongst others the towns of Siena, Pisa, Chianti, Pienza and Montelcino.
You can choose to stay within the walls of any of these towns in exclusive boutique hotels which would you put in walking distance to their tiny restaurants and cafes or you could do what we did and stay in the countryside (in the middle of nowhere) with only the bleating sheep as your neighbour. 51 more words