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The Chianti Classico Wines of Bibbiano: Giulio Gambelli’s Legacy

Located on a side road near Lilliano in the commune of Castellina in Chianti (see map below), the 220 hectare Tenuta di Bibbiano is one of Chianti Classico’s historical wine properties. In the 1960s it was just one of 36 … Continue reading

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Chianti Classico Revisited: The Wines of Renzo Marinai

During Vinitaly, we had the opportunity to meet up once again with Renzo Marinai, who with the assistance of winemaker Giovanni Cappelli makes some of Tuscany’s most authentic wines. We last met Renzo during our travels for our Chianti Classico … Continue reading

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Rocca di Montegrossi New Releases

Rocca di Montegrossi is an old estate in the Chianti Classico region. The estate, which is located just south of Gaole in Chianti, consists of 100 hectares of which 20 are planted in vine, 20 in olive groves that surround … Continue reading

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