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A new way of living the Wine: Virtual Wine Experiences
Environment
A new way of living the Wine: Virtual Wine Experiences

The 2020-2021 biennium seems to have been all about digitization and being digital. Each of us has relearned to communicate in a way that is completely new and certainly unthinkable until now. The question a...

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Sangiovese from Tuscany: A whole world to discover
History
Sangiovese from Tuscany: A whole world to discover

Sangiovese grapes are planted in very exclusive regions of the world, but this variety originally comes from the central part of italy. In Tuscany, and especially in Chianti Classico, we produced a Sangiove...

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When to sow green manure in the vineyard?
When to sow green manure in the vineyard?

Fall is the best time to sow green manure for planting in the spring. In the vineyard this is done after the harvest.Green manure can also be sown in the spring, but at this time it should be sown as thickly...

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The Soil and the Vineyards
The Soil and the Vineyards

  Have you ever wondered what the perfect soil is for growing a vineyard? The best soils for vineyards are the ones formed by a mixture of particles of different sizes. In fact in this way it will be possib...

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Carnival Fritellle (with Cielo di Montemaggio)
Carnival Fritellle (with Cielo di Montemaggio)

Carnival is finally here. Then we thought it was going to be nice to speak about some typical desserts that we love to make here in Chianti! Rice fritters are typical Tuscan sweets that are eaten both for Ca...

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Wine service temperature vs. Wine drinking temperature
Wine service temperature vs. Wine drinking temperature

Everyone of us has at least once in his or her life tasted a wine at the wrong temperature. And obviously we will have realized that probably our perception and experience was affected by temperature. let's...

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BEST WINES TO KEEP
BEST WINES TO KEEP

Limiting our selection to Italian grapes and suggesting mainly bottles produced in purity by using a single grape, we suggest the following varieties:  Lets start with the King- the Sangiovese grapes. A vin...

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What's Vin Santo?
What's Vin Santo?

Vin santo is one the most loved wine we produce in Tuscany. Read this article to learn more! The production area of the denomination Vin Santo del Chianti Classico DOC covers 71,800 hectares in the center o...

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Chardonnay grape and its wines
Chardonnay grape and its wines

In this article we would love to talk more about another variety that is not orginally from Chianti Classico but that we coltivate in MontemaggioChardonnay is actually a French grape, originally from Bourgog...

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Someone says Supertuscan?!
Someone says Supertuscan?!

Supertuscan Wines First of all What does Super Tuscan mean? Super Tuscans are wines  born from a modern and innovative idea of wine making. The name "Super Tuscan" was coined in the early 1980's in order to ...

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Vino Rosè: All the truth revealed
Vino Rosè: All the truth revealed

ROSÉ WINE: BUT HOW IS ROSÉ MADE? For a long time rose wine has been synonymous of low quality wine and cheap substitute of a red wine. Today, however, rose wine has a precise position in the international ma...

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How to Serve Wine at Table
How to Serve Wine at Table

Serving wine at table is not an obvious and common practice and, indeed, in case it is done by inexperienced people or with too much care, it can cause embarrassing moments and bad figures with one's guests....

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Cavallucci Senesi e Vino Spumante
Cavallucci Senesi e Vino Spumante

Cavallucci are the Sienese and Tuscan sweet that is perhaps the most typical for the feast of the Epiphany. It is usually eaten with Vin Santo or Spumante Secco to create a perfect contrast. In this blog pos...

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New Year's traditions in Italy
New Year's traditions in Italy

New Year's Eve is a special occasion for many cultures around the world and the Italians are no exception. Italians are a cheerful and lively people who love parties, and being a traditionally superstitious ...

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