Greve in Chianti (which was just referred to as “Greve” in previous times) is a village that is located close to Florence, Italy. The name was changed in the year of 1972, where they began to refer to themselves as “Greve in Chianti”. It's only about 31 kilometers south of Florence itself. It's a village that is well known for the wines that it can produce, and that's why so many people go on wine-tasting tours here. It's one of the quietest towns you're going to come across, even though many … [Read more...] about The village of Greve in Chianti
Recently I was in Verona to visit Vinitaly, 49th edition of the greatest fair on wine in Italy. I was proud to see that Tuscany was the most represented region with about 700 wine producers, and many of them were from Florence and the territory around the city. The most famous wine in Florence is Chianti Classico, named after the region between Florence and Siena. Some of the Chianti wine producers are most probably the longest-living companies in the World: I'm thinking of the Frescobaldi, … [Read more...] about Chianti Classico – Legend of the black rooster
When it comes to Italian typical products, wine is always in the discussion, and Chianti wine is one of the most famous in the world; some Florentine noble families produced Chianti for 800 years, but Chianti is not just a wine: it's a region, between Florence and Siena, and it's one of the most amazing places in Italy, with dream landscapes, villas and castles. … [Read more...] about Chianti Wine – Discover the most ancient wine in Italy!