Course: Tuscany

Class 1: Tuscany and Sangiovese


 
TUSCANY PRIMER

 
One of the World's Most Exciting Wine Regions

The picture-perfect landscape of golden, rolling hills, winding country roads lined with cypress trees and lush, green vineyards draws wine lovers from around the world.

Combine this with hearty food, friendly people and a rich cultural legacy of Renaissance art, Classical architecture and ancient history, and it's no wonder that Tuscany is a popular tourist destination -- and one of the hottest wine categories.

 
Variety and Quality

The evolution in high-end winemaking in Tuscany is impressive. New vineyards, new wineries and new wines are created each year. There's a type or style of wine at just about every quality and price level.

And if a bottle of Tuscan wine doesn't...

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