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Fattoria di Montemaggio is the sponsor of Synergy GT in the Sailing Series®

Fattoria di Montemaggio is the sponsor of Synergy GT in the Sailing Series®

June 7, 2016

This year Fattoria di Montemaggio sponsors the Russian team, Synergy GT, in the Melges 20 Championship of the Sailing Series®, one of the most prestigious sailing events in the world. The Melges 20 Championship of the Sailing Series® consists of several stages that are held in some of the most beautiful holiday villages in Italy: Porto Venere, Porto Ercole, Talamone, Riva del Garda, and Scarlino. Launched officially on April 15th at Porto Venere, one of the most beautiful villages of the Golf of Poets in Liguria, the following stages of the Championship took place in two gorgeous towns of the Argentario area near Grosseto… read more
Understanding the Body of Wine

Understanding the Body of Wine

April 20, 2016

When you think about the body of wine, your mind immediately goes to the bottle in which the wine is carried. However, if you’re rapidly becoming a connoisseur of this heavenly elixir, then you know that the body of wine is not something that can be explained as easily as that. The term body is a very essential part of explaining the characteristics of wine. Generally used to determine the ‘fullness’ of the flavor, the body of a wine is described as the overall feel of it in your mouth. Wine body is characterized into three categories; light body, medium… read more
What Goes into Your Glass of Wine?

What Goes into Your Glass of Wine?

April 15, 2016

The phrase “a thing of beauty is a joy forever” was most certainly meant for a glass of wine. Wine is one of the most beautiful concoctions of natural and chemical ingredients in the world and is one which can transport a drinker through worlds of flavor with just one sip of their favorite Chianti wine. Made from the chemical compounds that give wine a unique taste, the taste can also be very addicting and flavorsome. However, for those who dedicate their life to loving it, wine presents much more than just a complex flavor; it presents a science of… read more
What to Expect from Montemaggio at the Vinitaly Fair 2016

What to Expect from Montemaggio at the Vinitaly Fair 2016

April 4, 2016

Wine itself has been the focus of attention for Italians for many years, so it was obvious that when the idea of Vinitaly was conceived, the Italian world would rejoice in the idea. Born in 1967, the Vinitaly Fair became the event where wine connoisseurs and wine aficionados from all over the world gathered to celebrate their love for a dynamic yet captivating elixir that had taken the world by storm. Celebrating their 50th anniversary, Vinitaly has once again brought great wines from France, Spain, Portugal, Australia, Argentina, Hungary, Ukraine, Romania, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia and… read more
The Beauty Factor of Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

The Beauty Factor of Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

March 30, 2016

You may have heard much about the uses of organic extra virgin olive oil in the kitchen. Along with its versatile uses, organic extra virgin olive oil is very beneficial for a person’s health, rich in nutrients and vitamins that are much needed for a person’s daily diet. However, one factor that is nowgaining momentumis the use of organic extra virgin olive oil as a beauty product. Indeed, with the seemingly countless benefits of olive oil, it was only a matter of time before the world discovered the uses of the full-bodied organic extra virgin olive oil for beauty. The… read more
The Diet Factor of Red Italian Wine

The Diet Factor of Red Italian Wine

March 25, 2016

With a splash of red Chianti wine in your glass, you automatically feel relaxed as the luscious red glistens under the light. With one sip, the smoothness of the wine slides down, spreading your insides with a warmth that one can only get from a much-needed glass at the end of the day. Wine has that effect on people. Full-bodied and aromatic, the right Italian red wine from Montemaggio can do just the job of relaxing you while titillating your senses. However, for those who are more concerned about their weight than their sense of relaxation, one fact can cause… read more
Best Tuscan Wine

Best Tuscan Wine

March 25, 2016

Wine and Vegan Food Pairings

Wine and Vegan Food Pairings

March 12, 2016

More than just a diet, veganism has become a lifestyle. Vegans choose to avoid all animal products, which include eggs and dairy. As such, many think that vegans cannot have any wine. But the truth is, while they may be more restricted than vegetarians when it comes to wine drinking, they actually get more changes to taste and consume some of the most beautiful wines created. The Connection of Veganism to Wine Wine is created through many processes. Some wines that are fined with animal products such as gelatin or isinglass are ruled out by both vegans and vegetarians. Along… 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
The Aging of Wine – A Short Guide

The Aging of Wine – A Short Guide

February 4, 2016

Ask any wine amateur about aging wine and they’ll tell you that it’s something to do with taste, but is that all there is? We’ve all heard the phrase “wines get better with age”, but not a lot of people know what that entails. The concept of old wines and new wines have always been a part of what makes the wine either taste flat or amazing. But can the aging of a wine really have such an effect on taste? Now, wines weren’t originally made to last, as displayed by the fact that only 3% of the wines in… read more