This blog post was a casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy. Originally written for April publication in an Italian magazine, other matters (understandably) took priority. In the spirit of better-late-than-never, please enjoy this conversation about Tuscany’s exceptional wines with Marco Molesini, co-owner of Cortona’s Enoteca Molesini. Brunello di Montalcino ● Chianti Classico ● Vernaccia…
The results of Anteprime di Toscano 2020 are in!! Enjoy this summary of the “best of the best” from Tuscany’s fine wine regions.
A short guide to the top wines of Tuscany and Piedmont, plus help navigating Italian wine labels!
The “big B” wines of Piedmont — Barolo and Barbaresco — are among the world’s finest wines.
What to pair with the Sangiovese-based wines of Montalcino, Montepulciano (and don’t forget Chianti!).
Learn how to compare similarities and differences between the Nebbiolo-based premium wines of Barolo and Barbaresco.
What’s actually in the bottle? Does the wine label tell you the place, the grape, or both? Demystify the various ways Italian wine labels explain the product within.
There were “Super Tuscans” even before the term was coined in the 1970s to explain and classify the blending of native with international varieties. Bolgheri is best known as home to Ornellaia (featured here), Sassicaia, and other big-name brands.
Click on the link embedded in this story to enjoy the incredible wines of Montalcino written by Vino Ventures for French Wine Explorers.
Click on the link embedded in this story about the great wines of Montepulciano written by Vino Ventures for French Wine Explorers!