Tuscan wine colors

White, red, rosé: Tuscan wine color isn’t just one. By tradition it seems Tuscan wine has to be red. But it isn’t always true. Among Tuscan wines there are some excellent white, as Moscadello di Montalcino, Ansonica, Vernaccia di San…

Italian wine types

Can you believe in Italy there are 511 different grape varieties cultivated in almost all the twenty regions? Just guess, in the 2010 there were 440. The Italian registry of grape varieties continues to recognize wine grapes as soon as they…

Italian wine regions

Each region has its wine, sometimes top wine. This is what happens in Italy where each area is famous for something. Lately, in the rank of Italian wine regions, five are at the main producers: Tuscany, Veneto, Piedmont, Emilia Romagna, Abruzzi.Tuscany…

How to make wine

To make wine you need grapes. But It’s not enough. And this it’s not a joke, of course. Someone says to produce wine like Chianti at home takes thirteen steps.People have been making it for thousands of years not using just grapes, but…

Calories in wine

Can you gain weight just drinking wine? It depends. It’s important to know that wine contains calories as every other drink and food. According to the Usda (U.S. Department of Agriculture) calories in wine are so distributed: average red table…