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Vigna Paganelli

~ A Market in Montalcino ~ Tenuta Il Poggione, along with the iconic Biondi Santi and Frescobaldi, is one of  three original producers of Brunello di Montalcino.  For over a century,  the Franceschi family has been tending their farm southwest of…

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The Summit

Translated from Latin, Summus means “Summit” or in Castello Banfi’s parlance, the peak of their winemaking excellence.    I have long loved the 1999 vintage in Tuscany, but coming on the heels of the much ballyhooed 1997,  it’s often times…

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