Toscana

Capannelle

Capannelle, wine producers in Gaiole in Chianti, Siena, extends over 20 hectares (16 of vineyard) and produces about 80,000 bottles of wine every year. The owner is James B. Sherwood, founder and shareholder of the Orient – Express Hotels LTD., which owns some of the world’s most beautiful hotels: Hotel Cipriani in Venice, Hotel Spendido… Read more »

Capoverso

Capoverso was started in 2000 by Adriana Avignonesi della Lucilla, who decided to use her former experience to create a new company able to represent her own wine philosophy.
 The name chosen for the company means ‘indent,’ a way of underlining a new beginning. Currently the wines are exported to most European countries and in… Read more »

Case Basse di Gianfranco Soldera

Gianfranco Soldera helped pioneer Brunello’s “new wave,” founding his Case Basse estate in 1972. By the early 1980s his intensely concentrated, yet highly aromatic, Brunellos were already turning heads; yet, production of just a few hundred bottles kept the lid on his reputation until the stakes were raised with his 1990’s. Soldera has been famous… Read more »

Castello di Ama

Castello di Ama is located about 12 miles northeast of Siena in the hills of Gaiole. This is the heart of Chianti Classico, a bucolic rolling landscape of woods, vineyards and olive groves. Historically this is Etruscan country. The first references to the region’s wines date back to 998. In the 11th century, Ama was… Read more »

Ceralti

The Ceralti estate is located in the territory of Castagneto Carducci at the southern part of Bolgheri. Here the Alfeo family has 13 hectares of vineyards along with a few hectares of olive trees. The Ceraltis have been farmers for several generations in Bolgheri, and after many years of selling grapes to Ornellaia and Sassacaia,… Read more »

Collazzi

Villa Collazzi is one of the most impressive estates in all of Tuscany. Set atop a hill located a few miles south of Florence on the old road to Volterra, it offers commanding views of the surrounding countryside. This architectural landmark was originally designed by Michelangelo in 1560 for his friend, Agostino Dini. It features… Read more »

Fattoria di Basciano

Fattoria di Basciano is the estate owned by the Masi family since the beginning of 1900. It is located right in the heart of the Chianti Rufina area, on the top of a hill overlooking the Argomenna valley on one side, and the right bank of the Sieve river on the other. The vineyards are… Read more »

Ferrero

The Ferrero Estate is located at the Podere Pascena about halfway between Sant’Angelo in Colle and Sant’Angelo Scalo, two small villages on the southern slopes of Montalcino. The heart of the estate is a traditional stone – a farmhouse built in 1900 and restored in the 80s. The upper floor is used for living, whilst… Read more »

Lanciola

Just a few kilometers outside Florence, on the rolling hills of Impruneta near Pozzolatico, lies Azienda Agrícola Lanciola. It is immersed in the distinctive Tuscan countryside, amidst olive-groves, cypress trees and vineyards. The estate totals around 80 hectares, with 40 hectares covered by vineyards and the remainder devoted to olive groves. The property has a… Read more »