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  1. Chianti Classico is Not Your Daddy’s Chianti, with Walter Speller and Poggerino Wines

    Chianti Classico is Not Your Daddy’s Chianti, with Walter Speller and Poggerino Wines

    To help me explain why, I asked for help from my friend, Walter Speller. Walter is the Italian Wine Specialist at the Jancis Robinson publication and has great command over Italian wine knowledge, yet he describes his insights with playful banter and intimacy.
  2. Lamberto Frescobaldi Talks Tuscan Wine

    Lamberto Frescobaldi Talks Tuscan Wine

    "It's often, wine producers, they love what they do, because they taste only what they do. They don't open themselves. They don't open their heart." Lamberto Frescobaldi in conversation with Monty Waldin
  3. The Elegance of Chianti Rufina: Selvapiana Winemaker Federico Giuntini

    The Elegance of Chianti Rufina: Selvapiana Winemaker Federico Giuntini

    Chianti Rufina wines express a unique elegance. Monty Waldin talks to Chianti Rufina's star winemaker Federico Giuntini about how biodynamics helps him get the most out of the unique Chianti Rufina terroir.
  4. High Altitude Chianti: Federica Mascheroni Stianti of Castello di Volpaia

    High Altitude Chianti: Federica Mascheroni Stianti of Castello di Volpaia

    Monty Waldin talks to Federica Mascheroni Stianti about Castello di Volpaia, the elegance of high altitude Chianti Classico and their strong commitment to organic viticulture.
  5. Chianti Classico: Giuseppe Mazzocolin of Fattoria di Fèlsina

    Chianti Classico: Giuseppe Mazzocolin of Fattoria di Fèlsina

    "When I started, Chianti was a wine that was impossible to sell." Giuseppe Mazzocolin of Fattoria di Fèlsina talks to Monty Waldin.
  6. Chianti, More Than The Silence of the Lambs

    Chianti, More Than The Silence of the Lambs

    “A census taker once tried to test me,” Hannibal Lecter responded to FBI agent Clarice Starling’s questions. “I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti.”
  7. Chianti In the Know

    Chianti In the Know

    Chianti is probably the most recognizable Italian wine varietal in the States. Even as a college student, well before I learned anything about wine, I knew enough to correct a misguided friend who asked for “kee-yan-tee.”
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