Tuscany Wine

To consider modern day Tuscan wine, one should give props to the Etruscans, who inhabited this central Italian region starting in the 6th century BC. Tuscany is a land of abundant sunshine, rolling green hills, spring water, a spectacular breezy coast and rich soils. If you’re going to set up a civilization, this is a pretty terrific place to do it. Especially if you have a bunch of gods that need worshipping with the heavy consumption of wine. 

 
But around the 4th century BC, the Etruscans left this beautiful landscape, for all intents and purposes absorbed into the Roman culture. Their civilization, the villages and agriculture they set up, was left to the elements and the vineyards dried up. Through the centuries, people returned to the region. But it spent a lot of time under dispute by various factions such as the Pisans, Sienese and Florentines. It was a dangerous place to live, what with all the hidden marauders and mosquito-ridden swamps, though many of the grapes planted Read more »

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Bob Fyke

Brunello, and other Tuscan reds, are home base for me. I enjoy wines from many other regions as well, and love to organize,and participate in, wine themed dinners in NYC. Twitter @brunellobob Visit my blog at Brunellobob.blogspot.com

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Varietals Produced in Tuscany View all

  • Vermentino

    History of the grape: Little concrete history is known about Vermentino except that it has recently been identified a...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

Subregions of Tuscany

  • Brunello Di Montalcino

    Brunello di Montalcino D.O.C.G. is one of the most prestigious wines in Italy. D.O.C.G. stands...

  • Chianti

      Chianti is perhaps Italy’s most popular wine, and in recent years has come to evoke images...

  • Montepulciano

      Montepulciano is a region and grand Medieval town in Tuscany in central Italy. This is whe...

  • Morellino Di Scansano

      Morellino di Scansano is a region on the Maremma coast in Tuscany, Italy. The wine is prod...

  • San Gimignano

    Vernaccia di San Gimignano is a Central Tuscan white, and was the first Italian wine to receive D...

  • Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano

    Vino Nobile de Montepulciano is a wine produced in or around the town of Montepulciano in Tusca...

Popular Wineries in Tuscany View all

  • Tenuta di Torciano

    The “Tenuta Torciano” estate is situated near San Gimignano, in “località Ulignano”, a panoramic ...

  • Terralsole

    Vigna Pian Bossolino is located on Montalcintf's south eastern slopes, an area well known for its...

  • Fattoria La Lecciaia

    La Lecciaia acquistata da Mauro Pacini nel 1983, trasformata e dotata delle più avanzate tecniche...

  • Fattoria Della Aiola

    The Aiola castle has been known since the Middle-Ages being one of the most important Sienese str...

  • Riecine

    Located in the heart of Tuscany, in the small community of Gaiole in Chianti, Riecine takes its p...

  • Castello di Argiano

    Argiano is thought to be an ancient place, full of history, where wise men searched for Ara Jani,...

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Tuscany on Snooth

  • Vignare Strozzi Bolgheri Superiore 2007

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    No written review

    Wine review by martins2002


  • Petra Hebo Toscana 2014

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    I bought this bottle of wine from the www.cellartrade.co.uk website for £10.It is from Tuscany in Italy but comes under the IGT designation as it does not conform to the appellation rules.It consists of a blend of 50% cabernet sauvignon,30% sangiovese and 20% merlot and was aged in oak barrels for 10 months.It is what is known as a 'super-Tuscan... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • DV - you're on! Next time I see you, we're having some with and some ... some white to Sangiovese in Tuscany and to various wines in Spain. It was always explained by the stabilization of the color, but who really knows why they did it in the first place. In the old days, they didn't need to add acidity because they picked pretty early. It wou... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Chianti and Super Tuscans


  • La Fortuna Brunello di Montalcino 2012

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    Very tart red fruit--cherry. plum. Did I mention, tart? A tannin hit that surprises me, a bit--more that I have previously observed in Tuscan wines. I am also getting a "cinnamon" sensation. I, occasionally, get this cinnamon thing with CA Pinot Noirs, but this is the first time that I can recall getting it with anything else. The acid make... Read More

    Wine review by EMark


  • Poggio Antico Madre Toscana IGT Italy 2007

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    Wine review by martins2002


  • Tenuta di Ghizzano Il Ghizzano Red Blend Tuscany 2016

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    Dry, fungal and earthy aromas with plum and cranberry fruit with some red currant and mineral salinity. Tart and refreshing with drying tannins and expressive fruit, raspberry and red currant notes, light cherry and a touch of spice, this is clean and light - a good complement to food with good minerality and acidity without overpowering. Very l... Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Bonacchi Chianti Reserva

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    vintage 2014: what a smooth, electric and exciting Chianti, a wine that just pleases through out the bottle, get out of my way as I wade in for more bottles ,) Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor


  • Read up on Lindeman's thread, and thought this would be a good topic to ... as any expensive wine from Tuscany."Anyhow, back to Chianti, from what I understand, lot's of experimentation in the 90's and 00's, but things are getting more focused in Chianti now. It must be a frustrating place to be, having the historically more recognized Italian... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Chianti and Super Tuscans


  • The "Chianti Reserva" is on both of your choices.  The furthest ... ... (classic) communes of Tuscany and, by implication, the best.  The "Reserva" simply refers to a minimum of 24 months of aging - in oak, of course.  The grapes may be sourced from anywhere in the DOCG - not necessarily from the "classico" districts.I cannot read the labels ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth!


  • Had this tonight with hot beef sandwiches and corn on the cob.  With the ... '15 being so good in the Tuscany area this was a no brainer.Wonderful red and blueberry fruit, moderate tannins and juicy acidity - solid everyday drinke Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?


  • Wine is the best wines of Italy and I also love to cherish the wine of sadness http://vex-3.com

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  • I loved this winery. Surprised to see this video on it https://youtu.be/zp8xQJOVY6M

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  • I would like to propose you the wines from Montecarlo, near Lucca in Tuscany. Maybe they are not so renowed but their quality is very good and are highly appreciated by lovers of good wine.

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  • Your pricing on the Ruffino Oro is well below wholesale. It should retail around $33.00

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  • hi all, does anyone have an opinion of the 'pian delle vigne 2204 antinori red'? OMG Bella!

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