Tenuta Castiglioni: the origins of Frescobaldi wines

The Frescobaldi family started producing and selling wine to the Courts of Europe at the beginning of the XIV century, but their wine-making vocation started much earlier and is deeply rooted in the most ancient of the six estates that the family…

Consorzio Chianti Classico – The Black Rooster and other tuscan legends

The story of how the black rooster –Gallo Nero– became the Chianti Military League’s symbol is the stuff of Medieval legends involving knights and longstanding rivalries, the traces of which adorn the ceiling of Florence’s emblematic…

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…