Wine In Tuscany Part X, Vin Santo

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

Wine In Tuscany Part IX, Super Tuscan

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

Wine In Tuscany Part III, Tuscan Wine Growing Areas

Wine Growing Areas In Tuscany Two Major Wine Areas In Tuscany There are two major areas of wine production in Tuscany, the central hills and the Mediterranean coast. The Central Tuscan Hills Central Tuscany includes all of Chianti (Chianti Classico and the other Chianti areas), Vino NobileRead more

Wine In Tuscany Part II – Vines & Grapes

Vines & Grapes Grown In Tuscany Tuscan Wines & Grape Varieties You will almost certainly have drunk wine from Tuscany, Chianti, Brunello and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano are all from this region. There are around 58000 hectares of vineyard in Tuscany, vines are mainly planted in hilly areas.Read more

Wine In Tuscany Part I (An Overview)

Wine Tasting In Montefalco, Umbria
Tuscan Wine, A Quick Introduction The Sangiovese Grape In Tuscany the sangiovese grape dominates, 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'sRead more