Tag: Tuscany

The great wines of Gaja

There is no more controversial – or influential – figure in Italian wine than Angelo Gaja. Having recently visited all three of the family’s estates, Private Account Manager Tatiana Humphreys explores Gaja’s remarkable legacy

The Super Tuscan revolution

From revolutionary beginnings, the game-changing Super Tuscans have become part of the fine wine establishment. Italy Specialist Chris Pollington traces how these wines challenged the status quo

Brunello di Montalcino 2013

Brunello di Montalcino cannot be released for sale until five years after the harvest, or six years in the case of Brunello di Montalcino Riserva. The 2013 vintage is now available. Italian Wine Buyer Davy Zyw gives us an overview of this year’s vintage conditions The 2013 Brunello di Montalcino vintage is now ready for […]

“In Vino Veritas?” by Allan Massie

“In vino veritas”: sometimes no doubt, but Forbes had been told too many lies and tall stories in too many bars – and told such himself in his heavy-drinking years – to take the old adage seriously. Nevertheless a coin has two sides, and just because someone is deep in liquor doesn’t mean he is […]