Marchesi De’ Frescobaldi – The Art of Commitment

The immense variety of fine Tuscan wines behind the Frescobaldi name should really be no surprise considering the family’s history dates back over a thousand years. Their activities as bankers and merchants in the Renaissance are intertwined…

Tenuta Capezzana:  History in the Wine-making

Rarely does a winery manage to blend past and present with such elegance as Tenuta Capezzana. The magnificent estate located in the town of Carmignano, not far from Prato, offers breathtaking views on the Tuscan capital lying just to the west,…

Petra, a top and unique cellar between sky and sea

There is the flavor of the sea in wines of Petra, the architecturally impressive winery of Terra Moretti Group in Suvereto, Val di Cornia, Livorno, 158 km from Florence. The cellar, designed by the Swiss architect Mario Botta, is considered…

Le Filigare, where Pope Pio IX relaxed with the Archduke of Tuscany

Chianti Classico and Super Tuscan are the main wines produced by Le Filigare, a farm in the Chianti heart, San Donato in Poggio, 34 km from Florence, that makes extra virgin olive oil, grappa and brandy too. Filigare is the name of the hill…

Biondi Santi, where Brunello di Montalcino has been created

If you say Biondi Santi you mean Brunello, one of the most appreciated red wine in the world. This wine was born in 1865 with Clemente Biondi Santi, but the official recognition would have arrived just in 1932 with his nephew Ferruccio. The…