With strong brands, good volumes and consistent quality, the Super Tuscans are driving the Italian category in the secondary market.
A “who’s who” of fine wines will feature at Sotheby’s London sale on 15 July from Burgundy to Bordeaux, Tuscany and the Rhône.
Italian winemaker Lorenzo Zonin opens up to db about cooking naked, having no regrets and drinking Le Pin with the Dalai Lama.
Reviewing 25 years of Guado al Tasso, estate manager Renzo Cotarella explains how the success of Cabernet Franc in Bolgheri helped to move away from an early Australian-inspired style.
One of Brunello di Montalcino’s most prestigious producers, Biondi-Santi, has announced it will not be producing a Brunello from the 2014 vintage.
A Tuscan producer has welcomed the Chianti region’s recently introduced top tier classification, Gran Selezione, as a tool for distinguishing wines with “personality”.
It has been announced that the Chianti Classico ‘Gran Selezione’ will be debuting in the UK, with a tasting taking place in November.
A “wine war” has kicked off in Italy after winemakers were warned too many vineyards could be damaging to the environment.
The Frescobaldi family is extending its interests from Tuscan wine production to London’s dining scene, with the launch of a restaurant and wine bar this autumn.
A combination of high prices and consumer misconception is ensuring that Brunello di Montalcino remains under-represented in the UK market, believes one Master of Wine.
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