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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 which is a part of the international group Media International News LTD based in London. The 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

March 25, 2020

Did you know you can get 20% OFF our amazing organic products and also get a FREE BOTTLE and a FREE GADGET??? On top we will be donating 2 euro from each purchase to the North of Italy to help hospitals fight the battle with Coronavirus!! Please follow the link to participate in the campaign, watch the video and share with your friends and family! IF YOU CANNOT COME TO ITALY THIS YEAR LET ITALY COME TO YOU!!! read more

February 24, 2020

Chianti Classico Collection is the yearly event where we get to introduce the vintage that is going to be released for the year. It is, therefore, a great satisfaction when we see that our wines are appreciated by journalists, bloggers, and tradespeople. The event is a part of the Anteprime Toscane week where the various Tuscan wine consortiums organize their preview events for national and international press and tradespeople. First out to review our wine is Marco Bechi, a Tuscan food- and wine blogger who has written about our Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2012. His verdict is that it is… read more