Tasting Wines from Montecarlo D.O.C. at the Anteprime Toscane 2019

  In a recent trip to Tuscany for the Anteprime, I tasted a couple of wines  from a region I discovered last year. Wines from the  Montecarlo D.O.C. region. The areas that are included in this D.O.C. are the towns (comuni) of Montecarlo, Altopascio, Capannori, and Porcari in the Province of Lucca. The area is... Continue Reading →

Wine Wednesday: Fattoria Poggio Alloro from San Gimignano

This week's Wine Wednesday is dedicated to Fattoria Poggio Alloro. I met a couple of members of the family last year at the Anteprime Toscane in San Gimignano and had the pleasure of spending this year's dinner with them as well. I was enchanted both my their wines and their easy going nature. The winery... Continue Reading →

Anteprime Toscane 2019: Maremma DOC

The first day of the Anteprime Toscane is one of my favorites.  We have the opportunity to try wines from many different areas in Tuscany, including Maremma DOC. This designation was assigned in September 2011. There has been a Maremma IGT since 1995. The Consorzio that monitors the area is called the Consorzio di Tutela Vini... Continue Reading →

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