Chianti

Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 08/15/2019 - 00:00
I’ve always associated Chianti wine with, well, Chianti, the area of Tuscany between Florence and Siena where the famous wine is produced. So, on a recent bike…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 04/20/2018 - 00:00
Vineyards and villages, wine cellars and bell towers, wine bars and churches: from the north to the south of Italy, the history and culture of many Italian…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 02/27/2018 - 04:50
The Tuscan villa that belonged to Michelangelo, in the heart of Chianti, is up for sale. Located just outside the village of Castellina in Chianti, between…
Food + Wine
by Georgette Jupe | Mon, 01/09/2017 - 13:51
Known for its wine and iconic black rooster, there’s a hardly an Italophile who hasn’t heard of “Chianti,” and more specifically, the DOCG (Denominazione di…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 11/13/2015 - 06:00
As I lie enveloped by the hot thermal waters of the spa in Chianciano Terme, a feeling of relaxation gradually envelops me as well. Relaxation - of the body…
Food + Wine
by Francesca Re Manning | Mon, 03/16/2015 - 03:00
More and more people include a visit to Siena to the classic tour "Venice - Florence - Rome". This stunning jewel of Tuscan medieval beauty attracts visitors…
Travel
by ITALY | Sun, 04/06/2014 - 20:57
Harvesting olives to make your own olive oil may not be everyone’s idea of a holiday, but for Margherita Piliero and her family, it’s splendid. Margherita is…
Food + Wine
by Vincent de Rossi | Mon, 03/17/2014 - 11:46
Last week, I was researching Chianti wines and delving into the finer details of the distinctions between “plain” Chianti wine and Chianti Classico for an…
Culture
by Carol King | Mon, 01/28/2013 - 04:51
picture courtesy of news.fsu.eduAn American classics professor has uncovered ancient grape seeds that could provide insight into Roman Chianti vineyards.One of…