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Tuscany

The Month of June

June 276: In this month, Marcus Aurelius Probus became Roman Emperor. Marcus Aurelius Probus used his army to cultivate new vineyards in the Pannonian region and overturned Emperor Domitian's earlier restriction on winemaking north […]

Wine and Italy’s Unification

Wine and Italy’s Unification Italian Unification was the sociopolitical movement from 1848-1871 that brought the various states of the Italian peninsula together. During the process, Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882) led the republican push for unification […]

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 […]

October 20

October 20, 1972: On this day, Frazier's Wine Merchants, Ltd. was incorporated.  In the 1800s, Samuel White was a brewer at the Bellefield Brewery in Winson Green, Birmingham. His son-in-law, William Reginald Frazier, started […]

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