Photo: Jason Thomas Browe

Photo: Jason Thomas Browe

Photo: Jason Thomas Browe

Photo: Jason Thomas Browe

Photo: Photo: Courtesy of Azienda Agricola Mannucci Droandi

Antico Borgo di Sugame

Wines From an Authentic Winemaker

Il Molino di Grace

An American in Panzano

Fattoria Castelvecchio

Monte Bernardi

Mannucci Droandi

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04.10.2014
Lorenzo Miceli
“We're a small winery with thirty hectares in total, of which we have five hectares planted with vineyards. For me that’s quite enough since it’s all organic and therefore a lot...
04.10.2014
Antico Borgo di Sugame
“I also make honey and olive oil. Maybe I do too much [laughs]. However, it’s passion that is important. I could’t do anything other than be a farmer. I could never live in the...
04.01.2014
Il Molino di Grace
Tim Grace is a busy man, "busy as a bee”, but one whose sense of hospitality makes one feel right at home in his beautiful winery in Panzano in Chianti, Molino di Grace. Before we go any...
03.28.2014
Fattoria Castelvecchio
The story of Castelvecchio began in the 1960s when our grandfather Renzo Rocchi planted his first vineyards and built the cellars below the villa. In 1994, Stefania and I decided to continue in his...
03.16.2014
Spit Roast Game
Close your eyes and imagine for a moment the birth of Brunello di Montalcino at the end of the 19th century. What might have been your typical food pairing of the day? Spit roast game was that...
02.28.2014
Monte Bernardi
Monte Bernardi, a spur of pietraforte rock, appears in a particular perspective if you travel the road that leads from Panzano to Castellina. One wouldn’t know it, but the 33 km point of the...
01.27.2014
Poggerino Chianti Classico 2011
The 2010 vintage of the wine in question is one that has earned 18th place in the Wine Spectator World Ranking. The 2011 is not an immediate wine: it’s a wine which evolves in the glass...
01.27.2014
Poggerino Il Labirinto 2012
Il Labirinto is, in essence, Poggerino’s Chianti Classico déclassé. A solid wine, it relies entirely on the fruit. Aged in wood (very old barrique). The overall effect on the...
01.27.2014
Mannucci Droandi Barsaglina
A wine that gets straight to the point. Austere but also lively, tannic but also soft. Velvety perfumes, a little hidden, but very pleasant. A anarchic wine, according also to its maker. To try and...
01.27.2014
Mannucci Droandi Foglia Tonda
A beautiful thing it is to admire oneself in the reflection of this brilliant red Chanel nail polish colored wine. The company of violets and the flowers of spring surrounds us. In mouth, the...
01.27.2014
Mastrojanni Brunello di Montalcino Vigna Loreto 2008
Sensations of strawberry and light rose petal. This wine charms with a certain touch of femininity which contrasts with the boring hyper-masculinity of some Brunellos, especially those crafted for...
01.27.2014
Mannucci Droandi
“A sailor on dry land.” If the Spanish poet Rafael Alberti had known Roberto Droandi he would have called him just so. White beard, proud and happy, back straight, notwithstanding the...
01.27.2014
Mastrojanni Brunello di Montalcino 2008
Ok, yes, fruit, flowers, but almost right off the bat there’s this intense minerality. It would be almost banal in this case to tell you that there’s cherry, small berries, ok, there...
01.27.2014
Poggerino
In the heart of the Chianti Classico wine region, Piero Lanza (Fattoria Poggerino) recounts his passion for the wine that has made him known throughout the world. We’re in Radda in...
01.27.2014
Andrea Machetti
Andrea Guerrini, Mastrojanni - “At the death of the founder, the usual, difficult sentiments between siblings come to prejudice the quality and future development of a company. It often...
01.27.2014
Mastrojanni
“Our path has always been to grow little by little, to invest in the vineyards and in small things in the cellar. The Mastrojanni children, when they had the possibility to put aside even 100...

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