Watch how the real experts taste fine Italian wine. Featuring wines from Italy’s top wineries: Antinori, Isole e Olena & Proprietà Sperino, Pieropan and Allegrini with commentary from Marchese Piero…

montalcino

The fatal hour has been and gone. Montalcino producers have, in the end, decided to reject the possibility of creating three different Rossi, two of which would have been pure…

Italy’s 50 greatest ever wines

Italy is home to myriad wine styles, and the top estates often produce several different bottlings. So which are the greatest of all Italian wines? KERIN O’KEEFE canvassed opinion among…

Francesco Ricasoli

Francesco Ricasoli is owner of one of Chianti Classico’s most historic estates. He tells Michèle Shah how he plans to bring his family heritage back on track...

chianti

Chiantishire is now a cliché, but the place is real enough – a tapestry of hills and valleys from Florence to Siena. It is a kind of paradise, with wine…