Sangiovese: one grape…different expressions

Agriturismo Tuscany

Sangiovese wine tasting Tuscany Sangiovese is the most grown grape in Italy, it ripes late and so suitable for a warm climate. Sangiovese gives wines with medium to high tannins, high acidity and flavours of violet and ripe red cherries. It can undergoes through a period of time in oak to soften the tannins and […]

Best DOCG wines from Italy

Grapes bacco tours

BEST DOCG WINES ITALY When the Greek conquered south Italy, they found many vine plants and called the peninsula Enotria, the land of Wine (from oinos=wine). The history of Wine in the world is linked with the Roman Empire. Nowadays in Italy there are at least 600 different varieties of grapes, 35 DOCG and about 350 […]

What to do in Siena, Top 10 must

Baccotours

Siena was an Etruscan Hilltown and then became a Roman colony. The legend tells it was founded by Senio and Ascanio, sons of Remus. For this reason the shewolf and the two twin brothers remind that of the founding of Rome with Romolus and Remus. It reached its flourishing Time on the 13th and  14th […]

Most famous Wines Tuscany

Bolgheri Sassicaia Sassicaia Tenuta San Guido 2015 was considered in 2018 the best Wine of the year by Wine Spectator. It is produced with french grapes Cabernet Sauvignon 85% and Cabernet Franc 15% in a region where Sangiovese is the main grape. It is the result of a great intuition of the marquis Incisa della […]