The 2018 vintage has been fascinating and challenging: the winter months were very cold, with minimum temperatures falling to -10.5 ° C.
It also snowed for a couple of days, thus making up a reusable water reserve from the plants on the hottest summer days. In spring there were constant rainfalls...
Philip Mazzei, the ancestor of the Mazzei family to whom the homonymous wine is dedicated, was one of the most interesting figures who contributed to the birth of the United States of America.
After graduating in surgery and the first period as a doctor in Livorno, Philip began traveling to Europe...
Beside the great 98-pts of Siepi 2016, James Suckling, in his recent report “Two Great Vintages for Tuscany: 2015 and 2016”, rated most of our wines with outstanding scores, once more among the highest ratings ever:Ser Lapo 2015: 95 pts.
“There’s cedar and tobacco here, but it’s...
After the harvest the grapes destined for Vermentino Codice V are subjected to a further manual selection of every bunch, before the vinification.
This process is characterized by 3 different vinifications which enhance the strengths of this wine and expand its aroma, thus making Codice V a white...
Siepi is our icon wine. In 2016, its excellence has been recognized once more by one of the world best wine writers, James Suckling, with a fantastic 98 pts rating, defining it “A masterpiece”. It’s the third 98-pts rating in Siepi history, the second one in a row. Thank you very much,...
Francesco Mazzei is the new president of Consorzio Tutela Vini della Maremma Toscana, a consortium created in 2014 following the award of the DOC appellation in order to promote the quality of its wines and ensure compliance with the rules laid down in the Regulation.
Maremma Toscana is a land committed...
In April Petersham Nurseries has opened two restaurants with a café and a garden in Covent Garden, where the guests will be able to have a break from the frantic life in London. Petersham,'La Goccia' and 'Floral Court' add up to the already existing household and food store, featuring a wine collection...
The label of this important vintage is dedicated to Ser Lapo Mazzei, a famous ancestor regarded as the pioneer of Chianti Classico. In fact, in 1398, Ser Lapo, who was a "notary", thus wrote to Piero di Tino di Riccio: "By 16 December (1398), 3 florins 26 dinars and 8 coins must be paid to Piero di Tino...
Ingredients for 4 people
400 g of Carnaroli rice or Vialone nano
150 g of lardo di Colonnata
400 g of fresh green asparagus
100 g of butter
1 white onion
Two glasses of white wine
A medium-sized potato
1 Celery coast
100 g of breadcrumbs
A branch of thyme, sage, rosemary
Spend a relaxing weekend and have a great tasting experience at the Castle of Fonterutoli. This year Cantine Aperte (Open cellars) will be held on 28 May, in cooperation with 'Movimento del Turismo del Vino' (Association for the promotion of wine tourism), so don’t miss this interesting event in...
'Enoica derives from my activity as a wine maker and my passion for cycling. I like to discover beautiful hidden places; perhaps, if I had lived in another era, I would have been an explorer.' (Francesco Mazzei)
In 2018 the Enoica Road has moved to Sicily, at the discovery of one of the most beautiful...
1 bunch of basil
1 bunch of beet leaves
Green or black olives
Salt and pepper
2 l peanut oil for frying
200 g flour
How to make it
Cut the chicken and rabbit into large pieces and season them with little oil, lemon juice, finely chopped...