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Tuscany

Tuscany is the most famous winegrowing region of Italy, also considered the most beautiful one. 6 of the Italian DOCG appellations are here, as well as the famous Super Tuscans. The coastal area, with low altitudes, enjoys the maritime influence, which favors the specific types of Bordeaux grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Most of the characteristic Tuscan white wines appellations are produced here, the significant ones being Chianti DOCG (the most exported Italian wine), Chianti Classico DOCG, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG.

Bibi Graetz

Bibi Graetz, the iconic Italian winemaker, took an unconventional route to his winemaking career. Growing up in Fiesole, near Florence, in an artistic family, surrounded by the impressive metal sculptures created by his father, Gidon Graetz, and his own canvases and paint brushes, Bibi graduated from Accademia delle Belle Arte in Florence as a promising young artist. His increasing passion for wine had become evident while he was still an art stu ...

Bibi Graetz

Ca'Marcanda (Gaja)

In 1996, Angelo Gaja, one of the world's greatest winemakers, a pioneer in the production of single-vineyard wines in Piedmont, purchased his second Tuscan property, called Ca’ Marcanda, located in Castagneto Carducci in Bolgheri. It took so long (18 trips in all) to complete negotiations for the 1996 purchase of this historic 250-acre Bolgheri estate that the Gaja family began to call it “ca’ marcanda,” the house of endless negotiations, ...

Ca'Marcanda (Gaja)

Col d'Orcia

As one of the original estates of Montalcino and now the largest certified organic estate in Tuscany, Col d’Orcia is a leader in Brunello di Montalcino, helping to define and promote one of Italy’s most prestigious wine regions. Tradition, integrity and sustainability are the pillars of the estate, whose classic style wines are celebrated all over the world.Situated on the outskirts of the medieval hilltop village of Montalcino in Tuscany’s ...

Col d'Orcia

Donatella Cinelli Colombini

The roots of the Colombini family in Tuscany go back to 1592, and their tradition of excellence in winemaking began in 1790 with the founding of the Fattoria dei Barbi. It was in the 1960’s that Francesca Cinelli Colombini, also known as the “Lady of Brunello” made a name for herself as the stalwart leader of Barbi’s top wines. When the next generation came into the spotlight, her son Stefano took over the family estate, while Francesca p ...

Donatella Cinelli Colombini

Duemani

Duemani is the culmination of the life-long passions of iconic winemaker Luca d'Attoma and his partner Elena Celli. Luca d'Attoma is a highly respected Tuscan wine consultant, whose employers have included Le Macchiole, Poggio al Tesoro, Castelvecchio, Fattoria Le Pupile and Tua Rita. The project began in 2000 with the purchase of an uncultivated piece of land in Ortacavoli, on the Tuscan coast, about a 40 minute drive from Bolgheri. The first vi ...

Duemani

Fuori Mondo

After advocating citizens’ issues at the European Parliament for about 12 years, Olivier Paul-Morandini changed his life after having fallen in love with a wine from Maremma on the Tuscan Coast and became in 2009 wine producer of probably one amongst the smallest wineries in Tuscany. Besides his Cabernet Sauvignon, Olivier has been working on monovarietal cuvées of local grapes with for sure some Sangiovese but also an Alicante Nera and a Cili ...

Le Macchiole

Le Macchiole was one of the first wineries established in the viticultural zone of Bolgheri located approximately 100 kilometers southwest of Florence along the Etruscan Coast in Tuscany. Initially put onto the wine map by Eugenio Campolmi in 1983, the Le Macchiole estate has been run by his wife Cinzia since 2002. Located in Bolgheri, with 22 hectares of vineyard over much of the best soils of the region Le Macchiole has, along with the Sassicai ...

Le Macchiole

Luce della Vite

Luce is the result of a project launched in the early 1990s, the fruit of a dream of two leaders in the history of wine, Vittorio Frescobaldi and Robert Mondavi. Their common goal was to unite together their individual passionate commitments and their own personal traditions, in order to offer the world a truly exceptional, utterly different wine, grown in the heart of Montalcino. Their sons, Lamberto and Tim, at that time both young winemakers, ...

Luce della Vite

Mastrojanni

In 1975 the lawyer Gabriele Mastrojanni bought the San Pio and Loreto estates and decided to plant his first vineyards of which, part are still producing Mastrojanni wines today. Right from the very first vintages, the wines showed very interesting, with the wonderful and typical aromas of elderflower that every fine Sangiovese should express. In 2008, a number of years after Mastrojanni the lawyer passed away, his children decided to sell the es ...

Mastrojanni

Ornellaia

In 1981, Marchese Lodovico Antinori breathed new life into Tenuta dell' Ornellaia, an estate whose potential had been ignored for decades. With the help of Andre Tchelistcheff, the famous agronomist, Antinori planted the first French vines in Bolgheri, which lies in the heart of Tuscany's coastal region, Maremma. The estate yields some of the finest Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc in Tuscany. In 2002, Marchesi de' Fresc ...

Ornellaia

Petra

Petra is an ambitious project headed by father and daughter team Vittorio and Fancesca Moretti. The Moretti's are also the owners of renowned Fanciacorta wineries Bellavista and Contadi Castaldi. The estate and winery are located in Suvereto within Maremma, Tuscany. The garvity flow winery was designed by celebrated Swiss architect Mario Botta (who also designed the San Francisco Museum of ModernArt). The great Swiss architect started by observin ...

Petra

Pieve Santa Restituta - GAJA

Located in the southwest subzone of the Brunello di Montalcino appellation, the Pieve di Santa Restituta estate was acquired by the Gaja family in 1994. The historic estate covers 16 hectares and produces a classic, blended Brunello di Montalcino and two vineyard-designated wines, Brunello di Montalcino Sugarille and Brunello di Montalcino Rennina. In 2005, the family also completed the installation of its state-of-the-art winemaking facility. Un ...

Podere Le Ripi

As an authentic expression of the terroir and Sangiovese of this south-eastern strip of Montalcino, Le Ripi has, in just a few years, established itself as the standard of the biodynamic Brunello. Born in the early 2000s from intuition and passion of Francesco Illy, the famous coffee family, Podere sees biodynamic as a production philosophy focused on respect for the territory without any quality compromise. Which is demonstrated by the experimen ...

Podere Le Ripi

Poggio al Tesoro

One of the Allegrini Group properties, Poggio al Tesoro is located in the prestigious area of Bolgheri, a premiere appellation situated in the upper part of Tuscany’s Maremma. The estate consists of 70 hectares divided into three vineyard lots: via Bolgherese, Le Grottine, and Le Sondraie. The perfect quantity of sunlight throughout the year, the proximity to the sea, and the uniqueness of Bolgheri’s terroir are reflected in the style of Pogg ...

Poggio al Tesoro

Poliziano

Azienda Agricola Poliziano is a modern wine estate located a couple of miles north-east of Montelpulciano near the small village of Gracciano. It was established in 1961 by Frederico Carletti when there were only 25 hectares of vineyards; today there are over 90. After taking his degree in agriculture, Federico Carletti worked in northern Italy. In 1980 he returned to Tuscany and began working full time on his father's estate. In the past two dec ...

Poliziano

Riecine

Church archives from 1112 A.D. provide the earliest known record of the wine farm known as Riecine. A nearby monastery owned the land from that date into the 20th century. Close to excavations of an Etruscan township, it is possible that wine has been produced at Riecine for thousands of years. In 1971, John Dunkley, a British businessman, and his Italian wife, Palmina Abbagnano-Dunkley, purchased the land from the Badia a Coltibuono and founded ...

Societa’ Agricola Case Basse Di Gianfranco Soldera®

Gianfranco Soldera is an icon—often mentioned in the same breath with the likes of Giuseppe Quintarelli, Romano Dal Forno, Giovanni Conterno and Bruno Giacosa. He helped pioneer Brunello’s “new wave,” founding his Case Basse® estate in 1972. By the early 1980’s his intensely concentrated, yet highly aromatic, Brunellos were already turning heads; yet, production of just a few hundred bottles kept the lid on his reputation until the sta ...

Societa’ Agricola Case Basse Di Gianfranco Soldera®

Tenuta di Trinoro

Tenuta di Trinoro was founded in 1992 by Andrea Franchetti, the descendent of a rich family from Venice (his great-grandfather Giorgio Franchetti was the owner of the famous palace in Venice, Ca d'Oro). Before 1992, Andrea Franchetti went to Bordeaux to learn the art of winemaking from his dear friends, Jean Luc Thunevin of Chateau Valandraud and Peter Sisseck of Domino de Pingus. Andrea Franchetti had his inspiration in Bordeaux and indeed his h ...

Tenuta di Trinoro

Tenuta San Guido

Hailed as the standard-bearer of Italian enology, the historic Tenuta San Guido estate is known for crafting Sassicaia, the world's first Super Tuscan. The now historic wine is single-handedly responsible for launching the Super Tuscan movement and remains one of the most sought-after wines in the world. The legacy of Sassicaia began in 1944, when Marchese Mario Incisa della Rocchetta acquired a number of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc vin ...

Teruzzi

Teruzzi was established in 1974 on the enchanting hills around San Gimignano with the mission to produce high-quality wines and to promote this unique territory with its rich heritage of history and winemaking culture. The estate covers a sizeable 180 hectares, 94 of which are vineyarded. 60 hectares are dedicated to Vernaccia, making Teruzzi the privately owned estate with the largest cultivation of this renowned native grape variety. From the s ...

Teruzzi

Tua Rita

Tua Rita winery was established in 1984, in Suvereto, a small, medieval town in the province of Livorno, when was acquired by Rita Tua and Virgilio Bisti. Additional vineyards were planted in 1988, 1997 and 1998 which means that fans of these limited wines can look forward to an increase in production as soon as the newest vines bear fruit. The winery released its first vintage in 1992, and soon began receiving praise and accolades from wine enth ...

Tua Rita

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