Tag Archives: Tuscany

Summer night wine tasting evening

Yesterday night I attended a very nice wine tasting evening. We tried a bunch of different Italian and French wines.  I can tell you right away that I enjoyed that night very much! Unlike the Azienda Agricola Bianchi wine tasting, this one was a private event that we hosted with a bunch of fellow wine

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2008 Colle Massari – Montecucco Rosso Riserva – Montecucco DOC

Colle Massari lies in the heart of Tuscany around 30 minutes from Florence near the town of Montecucco. They also have two other estates in Tuscany. Montecucco Rosso Riserva is an Italian red wine classified as Montecucco DOC with a cuvée of 80% Sangiovese, 10% Ciliegiolo & 10% Cabernet-Sauvignon. All grapes are from organic agriculture.

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2007 Cavalierino – Vino Nobile – Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG Riserva

Cavalierino is an Italian agritourismo located in the Tuscany region near the town of Montepulciano in the province of Siena. On their agritourismo they produce wine, olive oil, grappa but also grow a variety of vegetables out of which they make sauces (pesto rosso, pesto verde). For more on their agritourismo (at which one can

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