Wine and Wellness in Tuscany

When I first started covering Italian wine in the early 2000s, there wasn’t a whole lot of comfort—never mind luxury—in wine country. Digs were usually two- or three-star hotels in remote, quiet towns miles away from the vineyards, or a few rustic farm B&Bs in the country.

Castello di Velona

Fast-forward 15 years, and traveling around Italy’s wine denominations has become part of the famed Dolce Vita lifestyle (that quintessential Italian love of the good life), with sumptuous hotels near or in the vineyards that offer great food, memorable wines and world-class amenities.

Read the article: Wine and Wellness in Tuscany

O’Keefe: ageability key to Soave’s success (by Darren Smith)

Communicating the ageing potential of the wines of Soave is crucial to the rebuilding of the region’s winemaking reputation, Kerin O’Keefe has said.

Speaking to the drinks business at the Soave 2015 Preview in Monteforte D’Alpone, Veneto, Italian wine critic O’Keefe said she had been “very, very impressed” by back vintages of Soave wine from the Classico zone presented at the event.

Read more here:  https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2016/06/okeefe-ageability-key-to-soaves-success/

There is also a video made by Winenews.it (in Italian): https://youtu.be/BuwTjH9hkyw?t=340