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Chianti Belongs with Weeknight Pizza and in Your Wine Cellar

Chianti is an Italian wine with a long and storied history and while there are simple versions perfect for carryout pizza, there are also examples worthy of aging for years in the wine cellar. I had the chance to sit down with Daniel Burgio, National Sales Director from noted Chianti producer Ruffino, for some wine tasting and conversation. We talked about the history of Chianti and Ruffino's place in it, as well as promoting the diversity of the region.
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Wine Cellars and Aging Wine – Episode #956

Food & Drink / Wine : Wine Library TV (4 years ago)

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De Bortoli Shiraz Viognier 2004, the benefits of cellaring

Food & Drink / Wine : Jamie Goode's Wine Blog (last year)

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Why cheap Chianti is often better than the expensive stuff.

Food & Drink / Wine : Slate - Drink (5 years ago)

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