Chianti wine & wineries

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Place to stay in Panzano for 2 to 4 persons: Agriturismo Felciano

Agriturismo Felciano holiday apartment at Panzano in Chianti

Place to stay in Panzano for 2 to 4 persons: "Agriturismo Felciano"Vacation apartment in Tuscany, located near Panzano in Chianti, midway between Florence and Sienna. Accessible by bus. Agriturismo Felciano holiday cottage at Panzano in Chianti "Agriturismo Felciano" is a winery and olive oil producer located about 750 m from Panzano in Chianti which offers [...]

Chianti – what is Chianti wine?

Chianti

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 [...]

Castello di Vicchiomaggio

Castello di Vicchiomaggio

Castello di VicchiomaggioCastello di Vicchiomaggio in the Val di Greve, Chianti, Tuscany Castello di Vicchiomaggio The origins of what is today the Tuscan villa known as Castello di Vicchiomaggio are obscure. There was a military presence at this site at least as far back as the 9 - 10 C, probably initially put in place [...]

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 [...]

Wine vacation in Chianti

Chianti Classico wine grapes

Wine vacation in ChiantiEnjoy an oenological holiday in Chianti Chianti Classico wine grapes A wine vacation in Chianti - why not? Well, if you're an oenophile, wine will very likely be one of many enjoyable aspects of your vacation in Tuscany, especially Chianti. While the art cities of Florence, Sienna, Lucca and Pisa will demand [...]

“Il Villino” farmhouse vacation apartments in Chianti

Il Villino vacation apartments near Castellina in Chianti

"Il Villino" farmhouse vacation apartments in ChiantiAgriturismo "Il Villino", a winery located 2 km from Castellina in Chianti, offers two vacation apartments, each for 3 (+1) persons plus a larger villa suitable for families Il Villino vacation apartments near Castellina in Chianti Agriturismo "Il Villino" is located near Castellina above the valley that runs towards [...]

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 [...]

Volpaia

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, […]