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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. "Famous" Calabria: The Italian Wine Region Everyone Should Know, But Doesn't

    "Famous" Calabria: The Italian Wine Region Everyone Should Know, But Doesn't

    Calabria is not the “famous” Italian wine region that might come to mind. Sit back, have a glass of Calabrian wine and think again.
  3. Kalyna Monnoyer of Casa Raia on authentic Brunello

    Kalyna Monnoyer of Casa Raia on authentic Brunello

    Monty Waldin talks to Kalyna Monnoyer of Casa Raia about making organic, low intervention Brunello di Montalcino.
  4. The Heart of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano: Interview with Luca and Nicolò de Ferrari of Boscarelli

    The Heart of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano: Interview with Luca and Nicolò de Ferrari of Boscarelli

    "The late ‘80s and the '90s was a fashionable period for oaky wines. Everyone was looking for more structure and more color, because the market wanted those qualities. We tried to maintain our tradition." Nicolò De Ferrari in conversation with Monty Waldin
  5. Francesco Bordini: Rising Star Making Terroir-Driven Sangiovese in Modigliana

    Francesco Bordini: Rising Star Making Terroir-Driven Sangiovese in Modigliana

    An interview with rising star winemaker Francesco Bordini of Villa Papiano in Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
  6. 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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