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Chianti Classico Gran Selezione: The Apex of Quality

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione: The Apex of Quality
Gran Selezione represents the highest quality within Chianti and Valiano is taking these rigorous standards to new heights with two single vineyard estate bottles. Set in the scenic Chianti Classico hills of Castelnuovo Berardenga you’ll find the stunning estate of...

Introducing: Bucciarelli of Castellina in Chianti

Introducing: Bucciarelli of Castellina in Chianti
An aura of mystery surrounds Bucciarelli: We found the wines deeply transporting and utterly transfixing. Enticed again and again for another taste, their aromatics beguiled us as layers of complexity enveloped our palates and left us thinking that Michelangelo had...

Piedmont Harvest Report: A Return to the Classics

Piedmont Harvest Report: A Return to the Classics
Every year many wine-lovers eagerly await the release of the current Piedmont vintage. The 2018 Barolos and 2019 Barbarescos are out and we’re here to tell you everything you need to know! Days of Tar & Roses While Barolo and...

Pomona – The Goldilocks Terroir of Castellina in Chianti

Pomona – The Goldilocks Terroir of Castellina in Chianti
ABOVE: Monica Raspi with her dachshund Zoe, as featured in Wine Spectator’s New-Generation Chianti Classico, Part 3: Pomona’s Monica Raspi. There are many extremes in the Chianti Classico appellation—from the heights of Radda with its muscular and high-toned wines, to the...

Pomona – The Goldilocks Terroir of Castellina in Chianti

Pomona – The Goldilocks Terroir of Castellina in Chianti
ABOVE: Monica Raspi with her dachshund Zoe, as featured in Wine Spectator’s New-Generation Chianti Classico, Part 3: Pomona’s Monica Raspi. There are many extremes in the Chianti Classico appellation—from the heights of Radda with its muscular and high-toned wines, to the...

Pomona – The Goldilocks Terroir of Castellina in Chianti

Pomona – The Goldilocks Terroir of Castellina in Chianti
ABOVE: Monica Raspi with her dachshund Zoe, as featured in Wine Spectator’s New-Generation Chianti Classico, Part 3: Pomona’s Monica Raspi. There are many extremes in the Chianti Classico appellation—from the heights of Radda with its muscular and high-toned wines, to the...