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November 22, 2022

It is a great honor to have received the 5-Star Award as Best Winery at the Prague Wine Trophy wine competition 2022. This is a result of having been awarded Prague Premium Gold Medals for our Chianti Classico DOCG 2015, Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva 2015, and Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione 2013. We are thrilled about these awards! The Prague Wine Trophy is a wine competition for wines from all over the world and the largest international competition that takes place in the Czech Republic. Sarka Duskova, a local DipWSET & Weinakademiker organize the event. 2022 was the 16th year… read more

October 13, 2022

We are very proud that our Chianti Classico Riserva 2016 has been named Vino Slow in the Slow Wine Guide 2023 Slow Wine is one of the main yearly guidebooks for Italian wine. It has an important history in the Italian wine world, even if the first Slow Wine Guide was published only in 2011. Its predecessors date back to the end of the 1980s with the Guida ai Vini d’Italia published by Arcigola Slow Food and Gambero Rosso in 1988 and the Guida al vino quotidiano in 1992. It is a guidebook that highlights the excellence of the Italian… read more

February 8, 2022

We are very pleased to announce that we have received a Prague Premium Gold Medal for our Chianti Classico DOCG 2012 in the Prague Wine Trophy 2021. The Prague Wine Trophy is a wine competition for wines from all over the world and the largest international competition that takes place in the Czech Republic. The event is organized by Sarka Duskova, a local DipWSET & Weinakademiker. 2021 was the 15th year of the Prague Wine Trophy where 60 different wineries and importers had entered 441 wine samples, of which 54% were wines from foreign countries. The wine jury consisted of… read more

July 30, 2021

We have been awarded Gold Medals in the International Organic Awards 2021 for three of our wines, namely for Chanti Classico 2015 Chianti Classico Riserva 2013 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2012 The International Organic Awards 2021 are organized by the journal organic-newspaper.com which is a part of the international group Media International News LTD based in London. The organic-newspaper.com is an online journal is for professionals in the wine and food world and its aim is to write about and discover "quality brands" with a focus on organic all over the world. We are delighted to have been awarded these… read more

June 30, 2021

On his wine blog, Wine Bog Roll, Francesco Saverio Russo mentions our Montemaggio Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2013 among his top tastings at the Chianti Classico Collection 2021 in his article Chianti Classico Collection 2021 - La mia selezione e un plauso all'organizzazione. Thank you, Francesco! Chianti Classico Collection was one of the first events in Tuscany organized when the restrictions started to ease up a bit in May. In this context, Francesco Saverio Russo writes that Consorzio del Chianti Classico da il meglio di sè e chiude il carosello di degustazioni con un'edizione della Chianti Classico Collection da ricordare… read more

June 21, 2021

Our three Chianti Classico wines - chianti Classico Annata, Riserva, and Gran Selezione - are mentioned by Irina Romanoff Mihailenko in the article Chianti Classico Collection 2021 on her blog Sparkling Life. We are very happy that she has reviewed all three of the wines. Irina loves the Sangiovese grape as she writes in her article, and what better way to get a full immersion into the Sangiovese than at a tasting of Chianti Classico wines? Irina says the following about our Chianti Classico wines: Chianti Classico 2015 Fattoria di Montemaggio (Biologico, 97% Sangiovese, 3% Merlot). E’ tra quelle aziende… read more

February 2, 2021

We are thrilled to be in the Slow Wine Guide 2021 Slow Wine is one of the primary yearly guide books for Italian wine. It is a guidebook that shines the light on the rich Italian winemaking heritage. The editors Giancarlo Gariglio and Fabio Giavedoni are working with conviction to highlight the best that the Italian wine world has to offer. We are very proud here at Fattoria di Montemaggio, to be a part of this manual for Italian wine. Below you can read a translation of the review in the Slow Wine Guide 2021. LIFE - The owner of… read more

September 27, 2020

We are proud to announce that we have won the award Best Classic Vineyard & Winery 2020 - Tuscany in the category Food & Drink Awards by LUX Life. LUX Life states that its awardees “must demonstrate expertise within their field, dedication to customer service and a commitment to promoting excellence.” We are honored to have received the award on the basis of this motivation. Look out for more info about our award in the coming Food & Drink Awards magazine that will be published by LUX Life. read more

June 26, 2020

A heartfelt thank you to Jill Barth for having written the lovely article How Fattoria Di Montemaggio, Chianti Wine Estate, Diversified In 2020 on Forbes about Fattoria di Montemaggio and the new natural skincare line. Jill describes how we, in the midst of the Coronavirus lockdown, decided to launch our series of natural skincare products. When there was no tourism, no visits to our winery and the tasting room any longer due to Covid-19, we managed to shift our focus by virtually roll out the line of natural beauty products made with ingredients such as stem cells from red grapes.… read more

May 15, 2020

We are thrilled  that the online magazine Tuscany People mentions Fattoria di Montemaggio in their blog article Vini bianchi toscani, il lato chiaro della forza. They write about how we are an organic family winery focused on quality in the middle of Chianti Classico land. Furthermore, they have chosen to emphasize or cultivation of the lesser-known Pugnitello grape and, in line with the theme of the article, the international grape Chardonnay. The article writer Martina Tanganelli writes about how our Chardonnay wine makes the drive to Fattoria di Montemaggio, along the long and winding unpaved way, worthwhile. In fact, she describes… read more