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Thursday 23 October 2014

Tuscany

New Chianti tier highlights ‘personality’

A Tuscan producer has welcomed the Chianti region’s recently introduced top tier classification, Gran Selezione, as a tool for distinguishing wines with “personality”.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Chianti to debut ‘Gran Selezione’ in UK

It has been announced that the Chianti Classico ‘Gran Selezione’ will be debuting in the UK, with a tasting taking place in November.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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 2 Comments »

Frescobaldis to open London restaurant

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.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 1 Comment »

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 »

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