- Our last stop in Montalcino: a visit to the cellars of Franco Biondi Santi…
- Can’t go for a pizza and not have my photo taken :-)
- Can you guess what arrived in Australia?….
- A fantastic visit to Il Palazzone in Montalcino….
- Music to our ears: Jancis Robinson talks to Pasquale Petrera on why he plays music to his barrels…
Author Archives: Anthony D'Anna
Earlier this year, we were ecstatic to be appointed by Franco Biondi Santi as his agent in Australia. Being a traditionalist at heart, I have always admired the wines of Biondi Santi so to be given the opportunity to be representing one of … Continue reading
Last year I visited Montalcino for the first time. Whilst I have been to Chianti close to a dozen times, I had up until that point, never visited Montalcino. This seems crazy now but whilst I have admired Chianti, it … Continue reading
Jancis Robinson talks to Pasquale Petrera, who makes Fatalone wines in Gioia del Colle in Puglia, explains why he plays music to his wines in barrel. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=M9fWFxI19HI#!
Well in reality it was less than 24 hours, arriving at 4pm on the 11th and leaving at midday on the 12th of April. Shocking wifi means that I will post about my time at Il Palazzone (which was so … Continue reading
Fantastic food as always.
Today was our first free day of the trip with no appointments. With a night booked in Florence, we decided to take a little detour and stop by Panzano in Chianti to visit the best butcher in the world: Dario … Continue reading
After a fantastic five days in Verona, it is time to head to Tuscany with a quick stop in Florence before we spend the night in Montalcino visiting Il Palazzone and Biondi Santi. Driving through Valpolicella was amazing yesterday with … Continue reading
Today we had a number of appointments during the day which is normal during Vinitaly. However, it was the hour spent at Biondi Santi which showed me just how humble and special it is to be involved in Italian wine. … Continue reading