Tag: Chianti Classico
Chianti conjures up many images, from Anthony Hopkin’s enigmatic portrayal of Hannibal Lecter to a fiasco, straw-wrapped bottle, atop a red and white checkered plastic table cloth in an Italian restaurant.
As temperatures drop we begin to embrace heartier cuisines to keep us warm. Pasta Bolognese, lasagna, and stews are among our winter dining selections. When selecting a wine to pair with these winter comfort foods what better place to look then to northern Italy.
Our days in wine country were coming to an end. We spent a glorious day in Montepulciano visiting Avignonesi and Boscerelli. Then spend a day and night in Montalcino visiting Pogio Antico and Terralsole. However, before we jumped back on the tourist track and headed to San Gimignano we could not conclude our Tuscan wine […]