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 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