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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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Eye on Valdisanti

~ Peering through woods on the Tolaini Estate – Castelnuovo Berardenga ~ When you merge relentless passion with excellent terroir and energetic winemaking, you’ve got the essential groundwork for success.  Such is the formula at Tolaini, a picturesque estate in the…

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Feature: Tenuta di Biserno

Sibling rivalry.  Differences of opinion.  And finally,  reconciliation.    That’s the 10 second tale in the history of Tenuta di Biserno which essentially has it’s roots in the Antinori breakup of the 1970s.    Piero Antinori, patriarch of the famed Florentine wine…

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