Wine In Tuscany Part X, Vin Santo

Vin Santo, Sweet Wine Made Using The Passito Method This is the last of our series on Tuscan wine, and what better way to end up than with a wine made to accompany dessert? When visiting Tuscany you may come across Vin Santo (holy wine), a sweetRead more

Wine In Tuscany Part IX, Super Tuscan

Super Tuscan: Quality Wine Made Outside The DOC / DOCG Rules Super Tuscan is the term given to the well made, expensive and sought after wines that are made outside of the DOC / DOCG rules. The first, in 1968, was Vigorello di San Felice a wine madeRead more

Wine In Tuscany Part VI, Central Tuscany: Montepulciano

Trying Vino Nobile from the Dei winery
Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano DOCG Montepulciano has its own variety of sangiovese, prugnolo gentile, which is used to make Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG and Vino Rosso di Montepulciano DOC. A word of caution, do not confuse the red montepulciano grape (grown widely in central Italy) withRead more