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Thursday 28 July 2016 loc: GB


10 of the world’s best wine trails

Charting ten of the best wine trails in the world to meander through.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 2 Comments »

Chianti Classico in pictures

When the sun shines on the vines in Tuscany, there are few places in the world that can beat it for beauty. Follow us on this pictorial tour taken during a recent trip to Chianti Classico.

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Emily O’Hare launches Tuscan wine retreat

Emily O’Hare, former wine buyer and head sommelier at The River Café, has launched a service offering wine courses and yoga in a medieval Tuscan castle.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Ferragamo sues NFL star over winery name

Italian fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo is suing former NFL star Vince Ferragamo over the use of the Ferragamo name for his wine brand.

Friday, May 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Fine wine in focus: 2001

There have been many great vintages since 2000 and some are unsurprisingly overlooked but has the 2001 been overlooked more than the rest?

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 No Comments »

‘Father of Italian Wine’ Giacomo Tachis dies

The ‘father of Italian wine’, Giacomo Tachis – the oenologist who introduced the Super Tuscan to the world – has died in Italy at the age of 82.

Monday, February 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Chianti’s wild boar problem ‘out of control’

The plague of wild boar in the Tuscan vineyards of Chianti just won’t go away, as producers call for another cull.

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 fine wine trends of 2015

As we move into a new year for collectible drinks, we look back at the top 10 fine wine trends of the past 12 months.

Monday, January 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Two-star Tuscan chef takes over HK’s Grand Hyatt

Renowned Italian chef Gaetono Trovato will present a five-course tasting menu at Hong Kong’s Grand Hyatt in January, marking his fourth appearance at the hotel’s Grissini restaurant.

Monday, January 4th, 2016 No Comments »

2015 Chianti vintage ‘one of the hottest’ in last century

The average September and October temperatures across Tuscany were the highest seen in decades, reported one winemaker.

Friday, December 4th, 2015 1 Comment »

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