Wine tasting in Tuscany

Young girl drinking aperitivo in Italy
Wine tasting in Tuscany

The Drinking Age in Italy

Drinking in Italy is first and foremost a social experience. Friends and family gather together, converse and why not, open a bottle. Getting drunk is never the end goal and drinking by oneself, rare. Alcohol is a social lubricant and part of a cultural identity. Wine especially is considered part […]

Brunello wine bottles on a wooden shelf. As you can see by looking at price tags, the Brunello di Montalcino is not the cheapest wine out there
Wine tasting in Tuscany

What Is a Brunello di Montalcino Wine?

The beautiful Medieval town of Montalcino crowns one of the soft hills of the picturesque Val d’Orcia. The town and surrounding countryside is renowned for its production of Brunello wine. Visitors should take at least half a day to admire the landscape, architecture as well as the wine. How to […]