Category: Wine History

The History of the Sangiovese Grape

The History of the Sangiovese Grape

August 23, 2016

The Sangiovese Grape When we are talking about Tuscany wineries in the Chianti Classico regions and wines of those areas, or many other denominations such as Brunello di Montalcino, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Carmignano, etc., the Sangiovese grape is the main grape variety, in most cases. It is indeed one of the most common grapes that are cultivated in Italy, and mostly in the central parts of Italy. It's cultivated from Romagna to Campania further south, even though Tuscany can be considered its home region. So, then, what is the story behind this grape? Let’s see if we can find… read more

The Ultimate Guide to Sangiovese Wine from Tuscany

July 1, 2015

Sangiovese is a very luxurious wine, which is primarily made from Sangiovese grapes, that are especially grown for the winemaking purposes and this makes for its high demand. Sangiovese grapes are planted in very exclusive regions of the world, but the fruit originally comes from Tuscany, and no other region can compare to the Tuscan taste which calls Central Italy, its home. With the development in farming and technology, some other areas of the world have been artificially created for the plantation of Sangiovese grapes, but the resultant flavor can never compare to its predecessor. T Sangiovese grapes flourish in… read more