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Wild About Maremma, Italy’s Wild West

Cowboys and sandy coastlines were not the part of Tuscany I usually visit, which is more castles and cypress trees dotting the hills around Florence and Siena. But an autumn…

PAIRED RECIPES: Pomegranate BBQ Ribs + Sangiovese

It’s Sangiovese time! With summer on its way, and grilling to be done, pick up some Basile Cartacanta Montecucco Sangiovese. Here are some tips about Sangiovese wine, why this pairing works, and how these succulent ribs come together.

The Best Wines to Drink with Vegan Food

There’s no reason to be intimidated by pairing wines with vegan meals, because the same general guidelines apply: fat, acidity, body, sweetness, tartness and flavor are all components of a dish that influence making the best match.

Super Tuscany: A Legacy of Disruption

The wine world lost a living legend in February – Gianfranco Soldera. Soldera’s story of resistance seems to be a theme in the Tuscan region.

Finding Closure: Corks and Beyond

The natural cork bottle closure is only one of so many tools in the winemaker’s arsenal. Here’s a guide to closure, from synthetic to stelvin

What Are Super Tuscans?

From the rise of the Medici family in the 15th century, the wines from the hilly Chianti countryside, just south of Florence, have been prized. In 1967, Chianti was awarded…