Tagged: Chianti Classico Riserva

Wine Laws and Regulations of Italy

Italian wine appellation system (DOC) is modeled closely after the French’s AOC and very similar to the Spanish’s DO.Β  Like many European wine regions, Italian wine laws focuses on the area/region where the grapes are grown with the...

Wines of Tuscany, Italy

Grape vine has been cultivated in Tuscany for more than 3000 years.Β  With centuries of history and tradition combined with modern influences, Tuscany has always been and likely will be the powerhouse of Italian wine.Β  Three of Italian...

Reserve, Riserva and Reserva, what do they really mean?

Since the invention of glass bottles and corks, winemaker realized that aging wine improved its flavors and texture.Β  Almost anywhere in the world, wineries often sort their grapes from more than one vineyard, due to variation of climates,...