By Category: Wineries

October 09, 2018

Why is the black rooster a symbol of the Chianti region?

Chianti, Restaurants, Wineries

Throughout Tuscany wine bottles and many a restaurant feature a black rooster, the famed 'Gallo nero', a marketing logo with a 'history' that stretches back to the Middle Ages.


October 03, 2018

Tuscan Building shortlisted for Mies van der Rohe

Chianti, Culture, Wineries

A Tuscan winery has been shortlisted for the prestigious Mies van der Rohe 2015 award, which is the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture and is presented every two years....


October 01, 2018

How Sting swapped fields of gold for olive groves

Florence and surroundings, Wineries

Sting and his wife Trudie Styler are two of the most famous expats to live in Tuscany – and they’re embracing the lifestyle of the area by producing their own...


September 28, 2018

Why Chianti is among the world’s favourite wines

Tuscany, Chianti, Food and wine, Wineries

​Tuscany is well known for its vineyards and fine wines, which are among the best in the world – but what is it about one in particular, Chianti, that makes...


September 28, 2018

What has Tuscany done for the wine market?

Tuscany, Chianti, Food and wine, Wineries

There is a term which was coined around forty years, and is sometimes bandied around wine, known as Super Tuscan.


September 28, 2018

Tuscany Wines to make moves into UK market

Tuscany, Food and wine, Wineries

A wine distributor in the UK has added Tuscany’s Fattoria Le Pupille to their selection, as the interest in Tuscan wines by UK consumers is at an all-time high.


September 28, 2018

Tuscan wine maker showcases award winning vintages in VinItaly exhibition

Tuscany, Chianti, Food and wine, Wineries

​A Tuscan wine maker will be showcasing their award winning vintages at the 50th edition VinItaly exhibition in Verona


September 27, 2018

Find a “Sagra” and eat like a local

Events, Tuscany, Restaurants, Festivals and Events, Food and wine, Wineries

Seasonal food supplies lead to a tradition of “sagre”, mono-thematic food festivals where one type of food is celebrated and cooked in all ways possible. Sit down at the table...


September 27, 2018

Chianti winemaker set to go Vegan this spring

Siena and surroundings, Tuscany, Chianti, Food and wine, Wineries

A winemaker is set to release the first certified vegan Chianti, which is scheduled to be available for sale this spring (2015)


September 03, 2018

Chianti, the wine region

Tuscany, Chianti, Food and wine, Wineries

For many people Chianti is synonymous with Italian wine and certainly with Tuscan wine. It may be made only with certain mixes of grapes, in determinate proportions - and...


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