Category: Tuscany

Spotlight on Brunello di Montalcino

February 28th 2019

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At Goedhuis & Co we have witnessed a tremendous upsurge in the demand for Tuscan wine over the last decade. Primarily led by the prolific ‘Super Tuscans’, Sassicaia, Ornellaia and Masseto from Bolgheri on the west coast, the knock on effect has been felt by many of the key historical wine growing areas further inland, notably the hilltop town of Montalcino to the south of Siena. The increase in demand for Brunello di Montalcino has been assisted by a terrific run of high quality vintages since 2010 which have also offered exceptional value.

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Tasting at Tenuta Le Calcinaie

May 24th 2018

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The prospect of a wine tasting at Tenuta Le Calcinaie on a Monday, the day after our wedding, seemed a little foolhardy as we drove past San Gimignano, especially given the tasting was deep in the Tuscan countryside down a winding track that I’d never driven down before at 3pm in the afternoon. Thankfully any worries I had with regards to our enthusiasm or this being a poor idea were immediately dispersed by Simone Santini’s warm welcome, vivacious spirit, and frankly delicious wines.

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