Ask Cesare Cecchi about Brexit and he wrinkles his nose as if he has opened a Chianti Classico from his 'Riserva di Famiglia' range and found it to be corked. "We are all very worried because the situation is very uncertain," the chairman of one of Italy's best-known wine dynasties says of the implications of Britain leaving the European Union. Show More Summary
Episode 402 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently, and it features a duo, Bill Nesto and Frances Di Savino. They co-authored The World of Sicilian Wine as well as the more recently published Chianti Classico: In Search of Tuscany's Noblest Wine. Bill Nesto and Frances Di Savino value primary sources. Show More Summary
To mark the 300th anniversary of Italy's Chianti Classico heritage, winemakers announced plans to launch a bid for UNESCO recognition as a World Heritage Site.
This Tuscan co-op winery is making a habit of featuring its wines in the Chairman’s Selection. I am not complaining. The 2010 Chianti was amazing and their super tuscan was a great buy, too. If anything, the 2011 is even better. This is an old school […] The post Castelli del Grevepesa 2011 “Clemente VII” Chianti Classico appeared first on Wine School of Philadelphia.
Don’t forget to enter my wine giveway! Entries are accepted until Monday night and you can enter daily. On Tuesday morning one lucky reader will win a bottle of 2010 Casalvento Chianti Classico courtesy of Wines ‘Til Sold Out and all readers will have access to the WTO wine deals marathon which will offer 30-70% […]
Episode 304 of I'll Drink to That! has been released and it features Andrea Boscu Bianchi Bandinelli of Villa di Geggiano, the Chianti Classico producer. This interview is a capsule history of the last hundred years in Tuscany, really. Show More Summary
Contains two bottles each of the below: 2013 Good Ordinary White 2014 David Sauterau Sancerre 2013 Domaine du Colombier Chablis 2012 Good Ordinary Claret 2011 Chianti Classico 2010 Torre Demontalbo Rioja Crianza Offer closes on 5 December 2015. Prices include VAT and delivery on the British mainland. Need advice or wish to place your order […]
Jonathan Ray’s review: The 2011 Chianti Classico, Badia a Coltibuono, a typically Tuscan Sangiovese with added splashes of Canailo, Colorino and Cillegiolo. 2011 was a fine, warm vintage and there’s plenty of fleshy ripe fruit to enjoy here along with a tiny touch of spice and firm but subtle tannins. £11.65 down from £14.95. Price per case of 12: £179.40 £119.40 Offer […]
Jonathan Ray’s review: The 2010 Rioja Crianza, Torre Demontalbo, made by sisters Maria and Cristina Amézola, is determinedly traditional with sweet, soft oak, gentle oxidative ageing and none of the over-the-top, bright primary fruit of some more modern examples. Show More Summary
Roberto Stucchi, the owner and winemaker of the Chianti Classico estate Badia a Coltibuono, doesn’t get to Los Angeles very often. But he’s here Wednesday night, presenting his wines at a five-course dinner at Michael’s on Naples in Long Beach.
It’s fair to say that I am not the biggest Sangiovese fan out there. But when I come across great wines, I don’t mind what they are made from or where they come from. This pair from Riecine are really lovely. Reicine Chianti Classico 2012 Tuscany, Italy 13.5% alcohol. Complex and aromatic with elegant red cherries, plums, [...]
Chianti. I’ve struggled a bit with it. It can be great, but often it’s a bit difficult and surly. It’s like a moody friend: you have to wait for the right time to approach it, but get it right and things can be great. More often than not, they are complicated. This is a lovely [...]
Long before most Americans knew anything about Italian wine or food, there was Chianti.
Long before most Americans knew anything about Italian wine or food, there was Chianti. We’ll spend the next four weeks exploring Chianti Classico.
Now open to the public, the Marchesi Antinori Chianti Classico Cellar, located about 30 minutes from Florence, is a modern-day tribute to the family-owned winery’s 625 years and 26 generations of winemaking. The new 67,000-square-foot...Show More Summary
Italy is often regarded as the wine capital of the world; conquering the market from bargain bottles of Chianti Classico to expensi…
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Caruso's in Mooresville hosts a four-course, eight-wine dinner June 6, with the wines including Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti Classico and Vernaccia di San Gimignano, with salmon with foie gras, grilled lamb and more. $65; 631 Brawley School Road in Mooresville; 704-658-1000. Show More Summary
Gary Vaynerchuk blind tastes 3 different Chiantis with some interesting results. Having trouble viewing this video? Try the Quicktime version. Wines tasted in this episode: Carpineto Chianti ClassicoChianti Classico 2007 Felsina Chianti...Show More Summary