During the week of Tuscan previews, anteprime, invited journalists travel from one town to the next starting in Florence, to taste new vintages of the region’s wines. When it was time for Vino Nobile di
Each year, Tuscany presents the recent vintages in a gigantic tasting, the so-called “anteprima”. BKWine’s reporter Åsa Johansson was there: “I concentrated on Chianti Classico 2016, where many producers chose to have barrel samples of
Lorenza Scianna is a winemaker at the wine producer Il Fondo Antico in western Sicily, not far from Marsala. She was one of the first to believe in the characteristics of the grape grillo and
“ ‘Wine producers usually see the production of olive oil as a problem and not as an opportunity. Here at Dievole, it is the first time I see a long-term ambitious project’, says Stefano Capurso,
“Elio Minoia is a low-profile winemaker and a big smile at the winery Valle dell’Asso. The winery is located in Galatina, just outside Lecce in Salento, at the bottom of the Italian heel, in Apulia
Ferdinando Principiano is a small producer of high-quality wines from Piedmont. Principiano is based in Monforte d’Alba, in the Barolo region but Ferdinando also makes wines in other denominations. We recently had the occasion to
Le Marche, on the eastern side of Italy, on the Adriatic Sea, is a treasure trove of well-hidden delicacies, both food and wine. You can find outstanding wines, often made from grape varieties that you
“Everything was better than expected” Veneto, the wine region in north-eastern Italy, around Verona, is probably one of the most varied wine countries you can imagine. Today it is perhaps most famous for its powerful
In fact, the landscape in Tuscany is just as archetypical Tuscan as one imagines… There are hills and cypresses and terracotta-coloured villas here and there. And narrow alleys in the villages. The wines are no
It’s not surprising that people become enthusiastic about Piedmont: amazing wines, delicious food and adorable scenery. When the weather is good you can see the peaks of the Alps when from the villages of Piedmont.
One does not hear much about Sicily as wine district. Unfortunately. It is actually one of Italy’s biggest wine regions, the fourth largest. They make a great variety of wines and wine styles in Sicily.
Just two hours south of Rome and you arrive in Campania, famous for its dramatic coast, beautiful old towns and for Vesuvius of course. But there are also some very good – but quite unknown