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Monday 28 July 2014

Tuscany

Brunello image a ‘double-edged sword’

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.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Jackson Family to invest in Europe/partners with IMW

California-based Jackson Family Wines is looking to buy more properties in Europe and will be the only New World sponsor at this May’s Master of Wine symposium in Italy.

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Tuscany in pictures

A visual tour of Castello d’Albola in Chianti, taken during a whistle stop trip to Tuscany to attend a tasting hosted by Denis Dubourdieu.

Monday, March 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Dubourdieu: ‘Old vines are not better’

French wine consultant Denis Dubourdieu has blasted the theory that old vines lead to better wines.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 2 Comments »

Jacket dipped in Chianti goes on sale

A jacket dyed with the pigment from Sangiovese grape skins has gone on sale in Italy.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Ornellaia trumpets investment appeal

As Ornellaia unveiled the artistic collaboration for its latest 2011 vintage release, the Super Tuscan brand claimed that its wines are proving a “more solid” investment than gold or oil.

Friday, March 7th, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Alberto Antonini

The Tuscan wine consultant on his beloved vinyl collection, the importance of doing what you love, and drinking Barolo with Woody Allen.

Friday, March 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Russians thirsty for Super Tuscans

Rich Russians are developing a thirst for high-end Italian wines, according to Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi’s new president, Lamberto Frescobaldi.

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Frescobaldi: Volumes don’t interest me

Lamberto Frescobaldi, the new president of family-owned Tuscan wine estate Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi, has admitted that he’s not in the business to shift large amounts of wine.

Monday, October 7th, 2013 No Comments »

Frescobaldi to launch high-end sparkler

Family-owned Italian producer Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi is to launch a high-end sparkling wine made from Champagne grapes next year.

Monday, October 7th, 2013 1 Comment »

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