After working for decades to improve what they offered the public, winemakers in Chianti, at the heart of Tuscany, are reaching new heights of quality. The latest milestone in the evolution of the region is the new UGA designation (Unità Geografiche Aggiuntive) for the top Chianti Classico producers. This issue's cover story offers an indispensable guide to understanding Chianti Classico's development into a wine region brimming with highly rated bottlings and world-class values.
Plus, tasting reports on Tuscany and white Burgundy, Southern Hemisphere value buys and Peter Sisseck's transformation of Spanish winemaking through his flagship bottling, Pingus.
The Ultimate Guide to Chianti Classico
Centuries of Struggle and Acclaim
Chianti Classico at a Glance
Alphabetical Guide to Tuscany
Alphabetical Guide to White Burgundy
The Amazing Race for Values
In Pursuit of Pingus
Europe Faces Scorching Heat and Fires
France’s AXA Millésimes Buys Sonoma Coast’s Platt Vineyard
Older Adults May Benefit from Alcohol
Fall Bounty Gets Some Love
A Star Chef’s Cheesy Soup
Exploring the Exotic Beans of India
The Rise of Chianti Classico
The New Face of Castello di Montepò
Laura Diaz Reshapes Ehlers Estate
FBI Uncovers a $13 Million Wine and Whisky Investment Scam
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