Franco Biondi Santi dies. A personal tribute for Italy’s greatest wine aristocrat.
Day 3 of Brunello visits, including two monumental wines: 1998 and 1995 Poggio al Vento from Col d’Orcia.
Visiting the top Brunello estates with Tim Atkin MW: quick summary & photos.
After years of patient progress, Vernaccia di San Gimignano is now one of Italy’s best white wines.
Chianti DOCG: 110 million bottles and almost as many issues.
Made to impress, they do. But I prefer the Cabernet Franc to the Merlot.
Orange wine works great with goose; world-class Merlot from Italy.
Last write-up of my Tuscan week: the delicious Chianti wines of Fattoria di Petroio.
Valdipiatta Vigna d’Alfiero vertical 2008-1983: leading Vino Nobile di Montepulciano in top shape.
Brunello 2007 is fun to drink, at long last.