INTRODUCTION: CLASS 3
In the early 1970s, hoping to reinvigorate Tuscany's often anemic wines, Tuscan producers looked abroad for inspiration. They began using international varieties and techniques while planting vineyards in new areas such as Bolgheri.
The results included many outstanding wines. These successes encouraged winemakers to reevaluate their own traditions, raising the quality of Sangiovese-based wines to new heights.
Today, the Maremma makes many of Italy's top wines from international varieties. And outstanding Super Tuscans are produced throughout Tuscany.
WineSpectator.com seeks an assistant editor in its New York City office to help develop content for its website, e-mail newsletters, social media platforms and apps. Candidates should have one to three years of journalism experience in a digital environment and be able to handle daily deadlines. Get more details.
Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash | New! Unfiltered