Aria [ahr-ee-uh]. Noun. Def: an elaborate melody sung solo with an accompaniment... This is a fitting name and the definition exactly encapsulates this joyous Chianti....
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It was that old cad, Hannibal Lector, who told Clarice that he 'ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti' in The...
Montalcino is one of those staggering quaint, historic, sun-drenched hill top towns that give Tuscany its unique flavour. Brunello di Montalcino is one of those...
Some wine is great on its own, a confirmed bachelor of a bottle that goes out every evening after work, only returning to their 1-bed...
The label is a 14th Century depiction of Guidoriccio da Fogliano at the siege of Montemassi. It's a print, let's just be clear, a 14th...
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LL Cool J once told us not to "call it a comeback;" apparently he'd been there for years. Yet, we think that's a shame; a...
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Tania and Luigi Morinello, winemakers at Tenuta Moriniello, are perhaps the most prolific brother and sister team since Adele and Fred Astaire… Not that Adele!...
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This is an impressively neat little bargain Chianti that's on the bodysome, flavoursome side of this classic Italian style. This slightly more buxom red is...
It is not only the Bonaparte Family, Mario Ballotelli and tomato-based stews that are Italian exports that do well in France (why can’t we stop...
Tuscany is famous for Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. But sometimes we like to take you off piste, because off the...
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Querciabella meaning 'beautiful oak tree' is a producer completely focused on quality. Querciabella has established a global reputation for producing excellent bio-dynamic and organic wines...
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Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot are perhaps the ultimate wine power couple; they're like a Bordeauxian Batman and Robin (is Bordeauxian a word? It lacks the...
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What did you want to be, when you grew up? We wanted to be a wine shop, see; no regrets. Some would suggest that when...
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For those of you fluent in Italian… or Mario Puzo novels, you’ll be well aware Il Capo translates as ‘the boss.’ And like all other...
There’s a fine line between superstition and an unprovable theory and it’s a line that all of us sometimes cross, however rational we think we...
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Vines are hand-harvested for this red wine in the warmer south-west corner of Montalcino. The wine offers lean, more traditional style of Sangiovese and a...
Back in the 1970s, the vineyards of North Western Italy were dangerous places. Gangs of Sangiovese were engaged in racketeering across all of Chianti and...
Tenuta San Guido are the ultimate bad boys of the wine world. Seriously, they look better in leather than Elvis' 68 Comeback Special, play by...
This wine is made by former philosophy teacher Vittorio Innocenti, who lives in a medieval estate on a hilltop in rural Tuscany. He is helped...