Articles tagged with the word "Tuscany":

Marks and Spencer Toscana Bianco 2012

Published on May 3, 2013

For £6, this was my best value for flavour wine of the M&S press tasting.

New Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

Published on April 28, 2013

A new, top tier – Gran Selezione – of Chianti Classico is to be added above Chianti Classico Riserva and Chianti Classico ‘straight’.

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

Published on April 16, 2011

The Fortezza di Montepulciano opened its doors in February 2011, after a long restoration, to host the new release tastings of the new vintage releases – 2008 for Nobile and 2007 for Riserva.

Ten minutes with … Barbara Tamburini

Published on April 8, 2011

Barbara Tamburini is a modest and unassuming, yet extremely talented, consultant winemaker in Italy, who has been making wine since 1996.

IX Selezione dei Vini di Toscana, tasting seminar

Published on March 31, 2011

Every two years the Tuscans get together for a big wine competition. For this, the ninth Selezione dei Vini di Toscana, judged in November 2010, Jane Hunt MW and oenologist Barbara Tamburini put together ten medal-winning wines for a seminar to highlight what’s happening in Tuscany at the moment.

Poderi Boscarelli – a 20 year retrospective

Published on March 19, 2011

As part of the anteprima/en primeur tastings in Tuscany during February 2011, Poderi Boscarelli hosted a 20-year retrospective of their wines.

Tuscany’s Val di Cornia

Published on May 22, 2010

The small Val di Cornia, in the south-west corner of Tuscany, is beginning to discover its own identity among the heavy-weight wines of the region.

Under the influence of Carlo Ferrini

Published on February 14, 2010

Last month in London, heralded consultant winemaker, the Italian Carlo Ferrini, presented some of the wines he’s influenced, and outlined his philosophy.

Marche reds

Published on September 9, 2009

One from the archives, but still plenty of relevant content about the red wines of the Marche, which account for about two-thirds of plantings in the region. They tend to get a little lost in the shadow of the region’s more famous white sibling – verdicchio.

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