At his family's trailblazing estate, Francesco Ripaccioli has become a leader of Montalcino’s new generation
Posted: Mar 26, 2018 11:00am ET
After taking over winemaking at Canalicchio di Sopra, where his grandfather helped establish the Brunello di Montalcino DOC, Francesco Ripaccioli has become a leader among the appellation's new generation, with spectacular wines, sustainable farming and a commitment to showcasing specific sites. Wine Spectator contributing editor Robert Camuto gets a closer look.
With a new winery and winemaker, the Frescobaldi family reinvigorates a 30-year-old project
Posted: Mar 12, 2018 1:00pm ET
The Frescobaldi wine family is reinvigorating the Luce brand, with a new winery, a new winemaker, and a new focus on quality. Wine Spectator contributing editor Robert Camuto visits with winemaker Stefano Ruini.