A Tuscany Travelogue – introducing Toscana

Paul Howard Articles, Blog, Italy

Tuscany: Fontodi Conca d'Oro

A Tuscany Travelogue – introducing Toscana. This is an overview article about the wines of Tuscany because many regard it (with some justification) as quintessential Italy. This is a topic needing an entire book or two. However, here it is in less than 1,300 words. Two included maps show just how complex Tuscany is. For brevity, the links in the …

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I Veroni Chianti Rùfina Riserva – verticale

Paul Howard Articles, Blog, Italy, Organic

I Veroni Chianti Rufina Riserva DOCG

I Veroni Chianti Rùfina Riserva – verticale Chianti DOCG has seven subzones, and Chianti Rùfina (pronounced, in my best London accent,  Roo-fina) is arguably the best of these. It’s a small enclave of 1,000 hectares and probably accounts for only about 3% of all Chianti production. Perhaps it’s the only Chianti subzone to rival Classico consistently in the quality of …

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