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Wine on a First Date: how to choose and order to impress

Wine Guide

This is our wine guide, with blog posts to help you discover numerous things about Italian wine… and beyond! If you’re interested in learning more about the role of grapes like Sangiovese in Tuscan wine, about what scents and flavours you’ll find in red wine or how to pair wine with food, let us guide you. In this section you’ll also find articles about wine and travel, wine accessories like the best corkscrews or wine glasses to use, tips on how to order your vintage at a restaurant or how to pick the perfect bottle as a gift for any occasion.

Wine Guide
Wine on a First Date: how to choose and order to impress

Wine on a First Date: how to choose and order to impress

Imagine you’re on a first date and you’re going out to dinner at a nice restaurant. You’re nervous and your mind is preoccupied with what to say next to keep the conversation going – definitely not on what wine you should order and what to do when it’s brought to your table. Here are a …Read More
November 21, 2014
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Tuscan Wine from A to Z – Infographic

Tuscan Wine from A to Z – Infographic

We’ve developed an alphabet of Tuscan wine from A to Z A – AREA. Of Tuscany’s 60,286 hectares of vineyards, 69.2% is dedicated to D.O.C.G wine production. For ex. only 7,000 hectares of vineyards are registered within the Chianti Classico zone. (Note: A hectare is a metric measure equal to 10,000 square meters or 2.47 …Read More
November 17, 2014
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Tuscany’s Top 10 Wine Trivia

Tuscany’s Top 10 Wine Trivia

In many ways, Sangiovese is to Chianti as Cabernet Sauvignon is to Bordeaux. Both form the base of wines that blend beautifully with other varietals, yet alone, they share a distinctive elegance and complexity. To impress your fellow oenophiles at the next dinner party, read and make note of this wine trivia! 1. Tuscany’s original …Read More
September 10, 2014
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Wine Tasting along the Chianti Wine Trail

Wine Tasting along the Chianti Wine Trail

Chianti Classico is an area steeped in rich history, dating back to the Etruscan times. Over the years, the Romans laid claim, followed by the ferocious medieval battles between Siena and Florence. Today, Chianti Classico is tranquil and undisturbed, yet vibrant, and is home to artisans and winemakers alike. In a region where vineyards are …Read More
September 1, 2014
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Chianti Classico and the Black Rooster

Chianti Classico and the Black Rooster

Everyone knows Tuscany for its beautiful rolling, green hills forever changing depending on the season, picturesque Tuscan villas – delicious traditional food and of course, that perfect glass of red wine cultivated in this region for centuries. It would seem almost impossible to stop in charming Tuscany, Italy without stopping in a tiny village or …Read More
August 29, 2014
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Sangiovese, King of the Tuscan Vineyard

Sangiovese, King of the Tuscan Vineyard

Tuscany. The mere name, for the initiated, conjures up images of the very finest that la bell’Italia ~ “beautiful Italy” ~ holds in store. From its resort-studded seacoast to dazzling white marble mountaintops, from treasures of art and architecture to pastoral farmland, Tuscany truly offers something for everyone. You’ll discover timeless medieval villages amid the …Read More
August 25, 2014