Although wine lovers around the world agree that wine and food go together, many spend inordinate amounts of time figuring out the best combinations. On the other hand, Italians know that their wines are simply made to be enjoyed with food.
When drinking Tuscan wines, look for some of these traditional Tuscan dishes:
Bistecca alla fiorentina grilled beef made with white cattle from the Valley of Chiana, which is in Montepulciano
Pane Toscano bread made without salt
Crostini crisp pieces of bread with a range a toppings
Ribollita soup with bread
Panzanella salad with bread
Fagioli white beans
Pecorino Toscano sheep's milk cheese
When it comes to pairing food with Sangiovese, there are four basic factors you should keep in mind:
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