Tuscany

FLUID, Specialty coffee & sharing: the Florence coffee shop that looks to the future

Colourful, pop decor, neon lettering, coffee that can be self-extracted independently and an elegant and evolving proposal. The first coffee bar opened by the historic Livorno-based roasting "Le Piantagioni del Caffè" wants to change the way we approach black gold.

Tre Foglie 2022. The best extra virgin olive oils from Tuscany

This year the region saw a 40% drop with respect to the previous year's harvest, going from 20,000 to just over 12,000 tons of oil produced. But the quality of the product is still high: here are the best olive...

Tuscan Maremma. The Doc touches a record of 51,000 hectolitres bottled

Driven by Vermentino, which today accounts for almost 30% of total volumes, Tuscan Maremma Doc grew more than the average of the regional ones. Here are the details.

Brunello. Back to surpassing 11 million bottles: never so high since 2010

11.4 million bottles for Bunello, and it also went well for Rosso di Montalcino, which gained 10 percentage points on the 2020 vintage, at 4.6 million bottles. Here are the details.

Tuscany told in 10 traditional biscotti plus a recipe for Biscotti di Prato of the Nuovo Mondo bakery

Cantucci, befanini, brutti ma buoni: Tuscan tradition brims with cookies that have become popular in other parts of Italy. Exploring regional cookies we tackled this area and its Biscotti di Prato seeking the guidance of Paolo Sacchetti.

Tenuta di Bibbiano. The Vertical: 10 wines, two terroirs

Today the winery has thirty hectares of vineyards within a much larger property of about 220 hectares. Here is a vertical tasting with 10 wines by Bibbiano.

Tuscan Christmas: panforte and ricciarelli

Panforte and ricciarelli represent the traditional Tuscan Christmas treats. Both the desserts are popular throughout the country, even if their fame is inextricably linked to the city of Siena. Here is the history.

Two worlds in one winery: the two Tuscan faces of the Tenuta Arceno estate

Castelnuovo Berardenga is the "capital" of the southernmost area of Chianti Classico where we find Tenuta di Arceno, owned by the American group Jackson Family Wines since 1994. Here's the interview with Pepe Schib Graciani

Sassicaia: the history and the myth 50 years after the first vintage

With the release of the 2018 vintage, half a century has passed since the first bottling in 1968. From that moment Sassicaia has represented the spearhead of Tenuta San Guido and of Italian oenology. Which also thanks to this wine...

Folonari. A family working in the name of Tuscan viticulture

From Chianti Classico to Maremma, from Bolgheri to Montepulciano, passing through Montalcino: Folonari winery is present in the most important terroirs of Tuscany. Here's the history.
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