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Chianti

The Month of February

February 1874: During this time, Don Francisco de Rojas y Salamanca, a brilliant Chilean businessman, built a vineyard in the Maipo Valley at the foot of the Andes Mountains using superb vines imported from […]

Wine Bottles: The Big Break in Modern Wine Manufacturing Industry

Wine Bottles: A Revolution in the Modern Wine Manufacturing Industry The Evolution of Wine Storage Different varieties of wine derive their uniqueness from several factors, including distinct flavors. Wine bottles play a significant role […]

Brunello di Montalcino: A Tuscan Splendor!

Brunello di Montalcino: A Tuscan Splendor! Brunello di Montalcino is an Italian wine style protected by its DOCG, the highest tier in the country’s quality pyramid. This wine may only be produced within the […]

March 9

March 9, 1809: On this day, one of the most important figures in Tuscan wine history, Bettino Ricasoli, was born. He would later develop the Chianti formula in 1872. Ricasoli was a Florentine native. […]

June 4

June 4, 1753: On this day, Accademia dei Georgofili started an experiment by combining several kinds of wine as he was attempting to figure out what traits differentiated them from one another. Chianti wine […]

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