The Tuscan primeur tastings of Chianti Classico 2018, 2017 and Brunello 2015

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“The “primeurs” tastings of new vintages from Tuscany offered many surprises. The Tuscan version of Bordeaux’ primeurs – the anteprima – is one of the highlights of the year. During a week in February, journalists from all over the world gather in Tuscany and taste hundreds of wines to judge the new vintages. It is like a big happeninig for the wine world, PR agents, producers, journalists and curious people are mixed in a blissful blend, with one big difference, and that is that everyone walks around with red teeth.”

Read more in Åsa Johansson’s article on BKWine Magazine: Anteprime Chianti Classico 2018, 2017 and Brunello 2015.

Or take a look at some of out wine tours in Italy.

A very pleasant lunch and tasting is over in Tuscany
A very pleasant lunch and tasting is over in Tuscany, copyright BKWine Photography
Vineyards on a hill slope in Tuscany
Vineyards on a hill slope in Tuscany, copyright BKWine Photography

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