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An Exploration of Montemaggio Wine Memories at Christmas

An Exploration of Montemaggio Wine Memories at Christmas

December 19, 2017

A Tribute to our Wine Influencers, Writers & Guests Soon it’s time to feast on Christmas food, open presents, rock around the Christmas tree, and perhaps share wine memories. And sip on lots of good wine, right? However, there are still some days before we enter the true holiday mode. We wanted to take the opportunity, to sum up, the last year a bit, the people we met and who visited Fattoria di Montemaggio. To be able to thank a set of wine writers and wine influencers for their visits, kindness, and generosity in writing about Montemaggio, we wanted to… read more
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