Tag Archives for Chianti

Wines from Italy

ITALY Italian wine is probably the most misunderstood in the world. Most of us associate it with basic everyday drinking -the very word vino is almost synonymous with ‘plonk’. We tend to overlook the great wines of Tuscany and Piedmont, … Continue reading

14. July 2013 by admin
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Wine Bottles and Bottle Stink

Wine Bottles Although up to the present time the choice of a bottle for a particular drink has enabled a huge variety of shapes and colours to be put on the market, the situation tends to be towards standardisation, both … Continue reading

13. December 2011 by admin
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Chianti

(Pronounced ‘Key-an-ty’) Strictly delimited area in Tuscany, in Italy, producing what is possibly the best-known of all Italian red wines. It is important, however, to realise that it is only since comparatively recent legislation and the D.O.C. that the region … Continue reading

13. December 2011 by admin
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