Wine In Tuscany Part III, Tuscan Wine Growing Areas

Wine Growing Areas In Tuscany There are two major areas of wine production in Tuscany, the central hills and the Mediterranean coast. Central Tuscany includes all of Chianti (Chianti Classico and the other Chianti areas), Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Brunello di Montalcino, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, Carmignano,Read more

Wine In Tuscany Part I (An Overview)

Wine Tasting In Montefalco, Umbria
Tuscan Wine, A Quick Introduction In Tuscany the sangiovese grape is king, the famous wine growing areas of Montepulciano (Vino Nobile di Montepulciano), Montalcino (Brunello di Montalcino), Chianti and Scansano (Morellino di Scansano) all base their wines on this grape. Sangiovese is one of world's great grapes.Read more

Pian di Marte Walk 2016

In early June 2016 I took a couple of friends on the Pian di Marte Walk, a route from my book, Circular Walks On The Tuscany Umbria Border, available as a Kindle download from Amazon. It's a fairly long walk and took us over 4 hours, soRead more

Rocca Di Pierle Walk 2016

A Panoramic View From Monte Ginezzo On The Rocca di Pierle Walk With Lake Trasimeno In The Distance.
At the beginning of June 2016 I took some friends on a couple of walks from my book, Circular Walks On The Tuscany Umbria Border (available for download from Amazon). The Rocca di Pierle Walk starts in the hamlet of Pierle which is built around an oldRead more