The cloud surrounding the Tuscan town of Montalcino has spread eastward to Montepulciano. In June, Italy's financial police agency closed the Vecchia Cantina di Montepulciano, impounding many of its wines, while investigating whether it illegally blended wines from outside Tuscany into its own.
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