Tag: red wine
Top Wine Vintages in Chianti Classico in Tuscany
October 8, 2021
Wine is all about vintages, that is that every vintage differs from the next and gives rise to unique wines. When we say that every vintage is different, we more specifically refer to the weather conditions during the vines' vegetative year. This influences a wine’s aromas, flavors, and quality which is referred to as “vintage variation”. The weather also has a considerable impact on the harvest and the yield. There are some vintages that turn out much better than others and result in compelling and sensational wines. We will look into some vintages that Ilaria, our Estate Manager, considers to… read more
3 Reasons To Drink Wine For Better Health
September 17, 2020
Image by Photo Mix from Pixabay Benefits of Wine & Your Health Many wine lovers consider wine a social drink, irrespective of whether they take it periodically or once every day. And rightfully so, wine compliments almost every meal or occasion very well. However, not many people know the immense health benefits of wine, apart from the fact that it’s good for the heart. Research has shown that wine, red wine specifically, provides different health advantages. You don't need any particular reasons to down one more glass of your favorite wine, but this knowledge can be very useful. Therefore, continue… read more
7 Curious Facts About Wine
June 18, 2017
Today we want to share with you a few interesting facts about wine: let’s see how many you already knew! Did you know that Ancient Greeks designed a special wine cup that self-empties whenever the liquid inside exceeds a certain level? This clever invention is known as the “Pythagorean cup“, and it works via a hidden system of pipes exploiting the principle of communicating vessels - effectively draining the cup of all its content whenever too much wine is poured into it. Source: Wikipedia. You may already know that China and United States are the two world giants when it… read more
Some Facts and Secrets Of The Wine World!
September 28, 2016
Let’s unveil some interesting facts and secrets about our winery and the the wine world! DID YOU KNOW THAT... Leggi l'articolo in Italiano (Download the Italian article in pdf). Montemaggio preserves its land respecting the rhythms of the countryside and practicing organic agriculture that does not introduce foreign elements in the environment but uses the eternal and perfect natural cycles to enrich and protect the vineyards. This attention to biological rhythms and respect for the land and the environment allow the company to produce 100% handmade and authentic wines and products. The winery has been organically certified since 2009. Read… read more
A Blend of Wine and Mindfulness is the Secret Formula for Happiness!?
September 6, 2016
Wine & Mindfulness? Tasting an excellent wine can become a perfect occasion to practice mindfulness and enjoy every single aspect of the experience. This is especially true if you're sipping an organic chianti wine in a beautifully peaceful Tuscan vineyard. In a recent article we talked about wine and mindfulness and how important it is to be fully present and non-judgmental to experience life at a completely different level. In this article, we would like to go deeper and talk about the main components of wine, how these components affect us physically and emotionally, and how they can have a… read more