Category: Wine Tasting

5 Best Travel Spots for an Affordable Wine Trip, Outside of Italy

5 Best Travel Spots for an Affordable Wine Trip, Outside of Italy

March 10, 2021

Are you a lover of fine wine and an excellent travel experience? If your answer is yes, you would probably love the idea of taking a long wine trip to places that you have been dreaming of for a long time. Given a chance, most people would go on a vacation that involves them spending time relaxing and indulging in their favorite pastimes. For wine lovers, knowing which places to visit is a great start. While we would agree that Italy should/would be the top choice, we thought we would share wine vacations outside of Italy. However, should you be… read more
Food and Wine pairing from the Point of View of an Authentic Tuscan Winery

Food and Wine pairing from the Point of View of an Authentic Tuscan Winery

January 20, 2021

Authentic Tuscan Food & Wine Pairing Perspective Food and wine pairing is surely one of the most interesting subjects for consumers. So here it is for you: Food and Wine pairing from the Point of View of an Authentic Tuscan Winery. We want to specify that this article mainly reflects our point of view, well, because after all, food and wine matching is something extremely personal. An objective parameter, and not something subjective. Understanding how to match a food to a specific wine is, moreover, fundamental in order not to risk to ruin one or the other. What to look… read more
8 Tips to Host a Wine Tasting Party

8 Tips to Host a Wine Tasting Party

January 7, 2021

Wine Tasting Party Tips Wine tasting experiences such as wine tasting parties are unique and exciting for the people who love to try out new types of wines. You can arrange for such parties to improve your palate. It can also be held with any dinner party where you can open and taste different wines, experience the Italian vintages along with the local ones, and enjoy the ambiance with a great glass, or two, of wine and some lively discussion. But before planning a wine tasting party, don't forget to get your bottle of Shiraz wine for the ultimate enjoyment.… read more
Four Wine Tasting Tips Every First Timer Should Know

Four Wine Tasting Tips Every First Timer Should Know

July 9, 2020

Do you love wine but never had the confidence to go for a wine tasting? If so, there’s no need to worry as you are not the only one. Wine is one of the most preferred choices among alcoholic beverages, and a wine tasting event can be the perfect opportunity to relish all of the different kinds. But many people find wine tasting to be a daunting exercise that only experts can indulge in. If you are planning to explore the vast world of wines through a tasting, all you need is some basic knowledge and know some of the… read more
Chianti Wine Tours - Tuscan Experience Not To Be Missed

Chianti Wine Tours - Tuscan Experience Not To Be Missed

June 26, 2019

Italy's famous region of Tuscany is known for many things; its beautiful panoramic landscapes, rich history, culture, but above all its wine. The central area of Tuscany is referred to as “Chianti” or Chianti Classico wine country. If you’re planning a trip to Tuscany, be sure to make time for a wine tour along with complementary food pairings of regional dishes as well. Tuscany’s foods and wines serve up a gastronomic affair leaving all your senses tingling. This is one authentic experience that you simply won’t want to miss. The Chianti area produces both Chianti and Chianti Classico wines. These… read more
Life Is Too Short, Find Your Wine! 5 Basic Wine Characteristics That Will Help You Find ‘The One’

Life Is Too Short, Find Your Wine! 5 Basic Wine Characteristics That Will Help You Find ‘The One’

January 5, 2019

How to Find Your Wine You don’t have to be passionate about wines nor a connoisseur with a skilled palette that can distinguish the exact make, region, and type of grape from a single whiff. However, life is too short to never give Italian wine a try. The sheer intricacies and aroma of the Chianti Classico Riserva or full-bodied Chianti Classico are a must! In the midst of the Tuscany wine allure, have you found ‘The One’? If not, here are five characteristics that you can use as your guide to finding the wine that is meant for you: 1.… read more
Do you want to know how to discern different wines of Chianti Classico?

Do you want to know how to discern different wines of Chianti Classico?

February 18, 2016

Chianti Classico is a small region within Tuscany and is known for producing Italy's finest and most popular wines. Famous for their ruby red color, exquisite texture and floral aromas, the wines of Chianti Classico are the first choice for lavish dinners Are you interested in purchasing only the best in Italian wines? Buy wine from Montemaggio Estate - Known for its production of the best Tuscan wines, amidst all the wine loving regions of the world. read more
Beginner’s Guide To Wine Tasting

Beginner’s Guide To Wine Tasting

August 3, 2015

Not everyone is a professional wine taster, and if that is the case for you as well, tasting wine and trying to pick the right one for the right occasions can be a rather daunting task. When learning how to better taste wine, appreciating the differences in alternate varieties can help you not only pick different wines, but also better understand your personal preferences. With a little preparation and the right tools you can be right on your way to be a more knowledgeable wine enthusiast. 1. Appearance The first thing to note, when tasting a wine, is the appearance.… read more
What makes the Chianti Classico Riserva so special?

What makes the Chianti Classico Riserva so special?

July 1, 2015

Tuscany's Chianti Classico Riserva Chianti is an Italian wine that is made out of a blend of different kinds of grapes from the Chianti region. The chief dissimilarity between regular Chianti and others depend upon the minimum percentage permission of Sangiovese grapes i.e. 75% along with the rules that permit white grapes to be blended in as well. The alcohol content is normally around 11%. The Wines Chianti Classico and Chianti Classico Riserva are two of the best Chianti wines that are admired all over the world. Wondering what makes Chianti Classico different from regular Chianti? Chianti Classico has a… read more