Gambero Rosso 2014 Tuscany

Gambero Rosso has announced the 2014 Tre Bicchieri winners! Every year, tasters from Gambero Rosso travel and taste their way through Italy to find the best wines around. Tuscany is one of the most important wine regions of Italy and of the world… Every year they represented to this prestigious list of the best Italians…

Vernaccia di San Gimignano [Vote the Poll]

Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG Vernaccia was first mentioned in 1276, when the Commune of San Gimignano put duty on this precious wine both for imports and exports. The origin of this vine is uncertain, but its cultivation quickly spread all over Tuscany, in Liguria, and in many other regions in Italy. The production in…

Cabreo Igt 2010 – Il Borgo

Toscana, Tuscany, Italy- A Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon super-Tuscan blend, this wine shows rich, dense aromas of wild cherry and blackcurrant offset by notes of leather, herbs and vanilla. On the palate, it is velvety and complex, with ripe tannins repeated on the elegant finish. Ageing: the two varieties are then blended and aged in…

Badiola Igt 2010 – Mazzei

Our “entry level” wine, It is the final result of the selection of its two “big brothers”, Castello Fonterutoli and Fonterutoli. Appellation: Toscana IGT Winery location: Loc. Fonterutoli – Commune of Castellina in Chianti (SI) Grape varieties: 70% Sangiovese, 30% Merlot Alcohol: 13,23% vol. Total acidity: 5,30‰ Vineyards location: 5 different vineyard sites, altitude: 220 –…

Il Caberlot – The newest Wine from Italy

The idyllic hilltop estate of Podere Il Carnasciale is situated in the southern Chianti hills of the Valdarno, just outside of the Chianti Classico appellation and about 30 kilometers north of Siena and Arezzo. Wolf and Bettina Rogosky purchased the estate in 1972 with the intent of creating something extraordinary, an aspiration that years of…

One day in Montalcino

Montalcino is my next tour. The home of Brunello, the king of Italian wines. Even that the weather is not the best because of rain me and my wine Broker friend and some other guests decide that nothing can stop today because we knew that the company that invited us had organized a beautiful surprise. And so we…