Wine & Spirits Tag: Tuscany


Barone Ricasoli – Italy

Ricasoli is the most representative wine producer in the Chianti Classico area. The history of the Ricasoli family has been linked to wine since 1141, when there is written testimony attesting that the Ricasoli family already possessed Brolio Castle. Most especially, in 1872 Baron Bettino Ricasoli, illustrious politician and visionary wine entrepreneur, originated the formula for Chianti wine, now called Chianti Classico.

Volpaia – Italy
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First Raffaello, then Carlo and Giovannella, today Nicolò and Federica, tomorrow Allegra, Olivia and Tito. Four generations united in Volpaia’s dream. Organic is a philosophy and always has been at Volpaia. Well before the world started talking about Organic, we treated the our vineyards and our fields in a natural way: no pesticides, no synthetic chemistry, natural fertilizers.