Tag Archive: Tuscan Wine

Horses, Women and Art – Montevertine’s Le Pergole Torte

No, no, no – get those images of Lady Godiva out of your head! This post about Montevertine’s Le Pergole Torte is far less salacious. One of the key takeaways of my visit… Continue reading

A Visit To Montevertine

There are few places in the wine world that can be as uninspiring as a barrel cellar; let’s face it, the barrel cellar is the purgatory of the winery – too far removed… Continue reading

The Winemaker’s Choice – La Scelta Del Vignaiolo

To date in my own search for terroir driven wine producers in Italy, I’ve focussed mainly on the opinions of critics, bloggers and wine guides. Sometimes, as with the Slow Wine Guide, you… Continue reading

When Sangiovese Meets The Snail – Slow Wine Italy

So after having a bit of a rant about terroir, oak and sense of place in wines last week, how am I going to help you find artisan producers who strive to also… Continue reading

A Visit To Castello Di Potentino In Tuscany

Without doubt, one of the best wine discoveries of 2012 for me were the wines of Castello Di Potentino. Nestled at the foothills of Monte Amiata, lies the estate run by Alexander Greene… Continue reading

Beautiful Brunello Di Montalcino Part Two – A Tasting at Col d’Orcia

It’s been a while, but I’ve finally got a chance to post about some of the wines that I tasted during my visit to Col d’Orcia in October. We were shown around the… Continue reading

Beautiful Brunello di Montalcino – A Visit To Col d’Orcia

I’ve written in these pages before that Brunello di Montalcino is a luxury purchase for me. It’s expensive and much like Barolo, good Brunello takes years of cellaring to realise its true potential… Continue reading

Picture Perfect Tuscany Part 2

To further whet the appetite for my upcoming blog posts on my visits at Castello di Potentino and Col d’Orcia, here is another installment of wine photos from my recent trip to Tuscany.… Continue reading

Podere Il Carnasciale – Il Caberlot

I reckon that if you write a wine blog that has any sort of focus on Italian wine, your views on James Suckling and Antonio Galloni will go a long way to defining… Continue reading

Liberty Premium Tuscan Wine Tasting – Return To My First Love

Tuscan wines were my first love. Everyone has one, the bottle that once you taste it makes you realise that much of the wine you’ve been drinking previously was mere plonk and this… Continue reading