Chianti wine & wineries

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Chianti Classico

Chianti Classico

Chianti ClassicoChianti Classico wine - the wine of the historical Chianti area of Tuscany The expression Chianti Classico is reserved for wines produced in a roughly oval-shaped area of mostly hilly country located between Florence and Sienna in Tuscany, Italy. To be designated Chianti Classico DOCG, the wines must be produced from sangiovese grapes at [...]

Chianti – what is Chianti wine?


Chianti - what is Chianti wine?Chianti wine - what is it and where does it come from? Bottles of Chianti Classico wine displaying the black rooster (gallo nero) seal. When the name Chianti is used in relation to wine in a general context, it often means Chianti Classico wine which is a red wine produced [...]

Tuscan wines

chianti grapes

Tuscan winesTuscan wines, Chianti Classico wines, "Super Tuscans", Brunello, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Tuscan wines, particularly Tuscan red wines, have improved out of all recognition during the course of the past 45 years. This generalisation applies almost universally throughout the Region of Tuscany to the extent that one no longer has to search for a [...]


Volpaia in the Chianti area of Tuscany

Holiday homes near Volpaia in Chianti Village vacation apartment in an old watch tower in Volpaia, ChiantiApartment “Il Cassero” is a newly-restored vacation apartment for 5 persons located in an old tower keep in Volpaia. The apartment used to be the house of the gate keeper in mediaeval times. The accommodation consists of a kitchen, […]