Tag: Chianti

Wine Routes in Tuscany

Sharing a carafe of Chianti while the autumnal Tuscan air swirls around you is one of life’s great pleasures. Of course, there’s more to Tuscan wine than the everyday Chianti, and fall is the perfect time to explore the region and its many vineyards. Did you know that there are 14 wine routes in Tuscany, …

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The Best Chiantis

In my opinion, Financial Times columnist Jancis Robinson provides some of the best, most accessible¬†coverage of wine anywhere. This past weekend, in the FT Life & Arts Section, Robinson looks at the 2006 vintage of Chianti Classico as “something to celebrate.” Apparently, this is the first year that “white wine grapes have been outlawed” from …

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Italy’s Most Scenic Drives

  Today’s tip from Fodor’s looks at the best driving tours in Italy. They include the Via Aurelia, the Grande Strade delle Dolomiti, and – my favorite – the S222 through Tuscany, also known as the Via Chiantigiana. I’m certain there are more than just three drives in Italy that will make your jaws drop. …

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