A Tuscany Travelogue – introducing Toscana

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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. Really, this is a topic needing an entire book or maybe two. However, here it is in less than 1,300 words. Two included maps show just how complex Tuscany is. For brevity, the links …

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Le Mortelle, a rising star in the Maremma

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Antinori Le Mortelle

Le Mortelle, a rising star in the Maremma Le Mortelle is one of Antinori’s more recent ventures, a new organic wine estate created in Tuscany’s coastal Maremma. Here’s a progress report on this rising star. The Antinori family has been in the wine business for over six hundred years, documenting this back to 1385, across 26 generations. Has anyone done …

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