C6F02D83 AD8D 4EEE 96D9 59D6FA64000A 1 201 aOver these past 24 years I have had the good fortune to be able to visit a variety of wineries as I traveled up and down the country of Italy during my travels. Given that Italy is the world’s largest producer of vino, (whose title is often shared and  frequently disputed with France) it makes sense that we blog on wines and eventually wine travels.   When deciding which R&D, wineries to visit  during my R& D scouting adventures I use Gambero Rosso’s- Italian Wines book. 

 

If you are not familiar with Gambero Rosso, they are considered a prestigious food and wine publishing group and are responsible for the wine awards called Tre Bicchere which are a Big deal in Italy.

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Extending from the hills just south of Siena to Monte Amiata, the Val d’Orcia or Valdorcia lays claim to an important stretch of the Francigena.

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Falcone’s Libretto  Nero

Travelers Advice for Touring Italy

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