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Sunday 22 January 2017 loc: US

Brunello di Montalcino

Ferragamo releases CNY Zodiac Rooster wine

The premium Italian estate, Castiglion del Bosco, has released its limited production 2010 Zodiac Rooster Brunello DOCG in a bid to charm Chinese wine consumers ahead of Chinese New Year.

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 No Comments »

Champagne Heidsieck owner takes majority stake in Biondi-Santi

France’s Descours family, the owner of the Piper and Charles Heidsieck brands, has taken a majority stake in Brunello’s Biondi-Santi.

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Brunello hampered by lack of understanding

As other Italian fine wines make gains in the secondary market, Brunello di Montalcino is held back by a lack of understanding thinks Tancredi Biondi Santi.

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Brunello on Asia tour with Meiburg

Debra Meiburg MW has taken the 2011 vintage of Brunello di Montalcino on tour around Asia to gauge wine consumers’ reactions to the newly released vintage and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the DOC designation.

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Meiburg to host ‘Brunello Experience’ across Asia

Starting from the end of the month, Debra Meiburg MW will offer guided tasting trade seminars in four Asian cities which will champion Italy’s beloved Brunello.

Thursday, August 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Week in pictures: Hong Kong

Lashings of Spanish ham and Portuguese wine, Mr Black espresso martinis and Indonesian sparklers… it’s been an eclectic week for the dbHK team.

Friday, April 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Global warming ‘suits’ Chianti Classico

The effects of climate change and the subsequent warmer weather have a positive influence on Sangiovese, believes one Tuscan winemaker.

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Biondi-Santi to skip 2014 vintage

One of Brunello di Montalcino’s most prestigious producers, Biondi-Santi, has announced it will not be producing a Brunello from the 2014 vintage.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

€1 million Italian wine scam uncovered

Police in Italy have seized 160,000 litres of Tuscan wines labelled falsely as Brunello and Rosso di Montalcino.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

Wine war erupts in Italy

A “wine war” has kicked off in Italy after winemakers were warned too many vineyards could be damaging to the environment.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 3 Comments »

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