Archive for the ‘Toscana’ Category


by Anthony Lynch In 1975, when Giuseppe Sesti purchased the hilltop ruins of the Castello di Argiano in the southern part of the Brunello di Montalcino zone, the local wine had yet to achieve the international prestige it enjoys today. Production methods tended toward the rustic, and very few estates bottled the deeply colored, rich […]

November Newsletter: Introducing Weingut Carlotto, Toscana

The November Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… INTRODUCING WEINGUT CARLOTTO by Dixon Brooke The search for the holy grail of Lagrein ended at the humble doorstep of this tiny father-daughter estate in the town of Ora, just south of Bolzano in Italy’s Alto Adige. Ferruccio […]