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Our Favorite Tuscan Wines, A Shopping List

Florence Food and Drink Italy Tuscany Wine

November 22, 2020 by Special Guest

If Italy is the king of wine in Europe, then Tuscany is the jewel in its crown.

Tracy Hyde is our on-site staff person for the Tuscany Untour. She is also our cooking teacher for UnTours at Home Virtual Events, with a loyal following of Zoom students. But better still, she is a wine expert and recommends these Tuscan wines.

Brunello & other splurges

Le Chiuse Brunello di Montalcino 2014 – One of the best maker of Brunello also happens to be one of our favorite farms for the Tuscany Untour.

Altesino Brunello – A beautiful wine from a beautiful winery.

Castiglion del bosco Brunello – Feragamo’s winery makes a good product.    

Antinori Tignanello– Very famous with Americans, they call it “the Tig” for short.

Ornelaia Bolgheri – This a very famous, but expensive, wine.

Chianti Riserva

Antinori Villa Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva 2016

Mazzei Chianti Classico Riserva Ser Lapo 2016

Tenuta di Nozzole Chianti Classico Riserva 2016

Chianto Classico

Querciabella Chianti Classico 2016 

Frescobaldi Tenuta Perano Chianti Classico 2015

Antinori Peppoli Chianti Classico 2017

Lamole di Lamole Chianti Classico 2017 

Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico 2017 

Other good bets

Antinori Villa Toscana – A pleasant mid-priced Tuscan red.

Monte Antico rosso – Good price.  Nice winery with restaurant to visit, when you can make it to Tuscany.

Salcheto Nobile di Montepulciano – Famous Montepulciano.

Banfi Chianti  – Reliably good and widely available red. wine from a massive production winery.

Banfi San Angelo Pinot Grigio – Reliably good and widely available white from said massive production winery.

Dievole Chianti Classico –  Good, well known Chianti Classico.

We hope you can join us on a Tuscany Untour soon to visit the vineyards of Montalcino country. In the meantime, meet Tracy on Zoom and join one of her cooking classes!

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