Italy is unparalleled in the opportunity it offers to buy a wide variety of fine wines that overdeliver across a range of prices and styles rarely seen from one country; wines that are characterful young but often capable of ageing wonderfully, and that won't break the bank.
Here I wanted to highlight a number of regions and winemakers that have excited me this year. From the new releases from three of Chianti Classico's top names to a more exploratory look at the fine wines of Sicily, there is, I believe, a wine (or more!) for everyone here.
Latest news: Chianti Classico Riserva Vigneto Rancia, Felsina Berardenga 2017 has been awarded a coveted Gold medal at the 2020 International Wine Challenge.
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