The best kept secret of Tuscan Wine
Innovation and tradition, taste and modernity, market and terroir.These are the features a Supertuscan bottle must have. Get to know two of the most famous wine producers in the magical Bolgheri region, deep in wild Maremma.The area is famous for the Viale dei Cipressi (Avenue of Cypresses) described so eloquently in the poem by the Giosuè Carducci, the first Italian poet to win the Noble Prize in Literature. The cultivation of wines here was traditionally on a household scale, since Bolgheri is a seaside town.The development of Sassicaia and Ornellaia amongst others utilized new techinques to create IGT Super Tuscan Wines. We will venture to Tenuta dell'Ornellaia Winery, one of Tuscany's most historic and respected estates, due to its staunch commitment to the philophy of quality without compromise and particulare climate and terrain.Enjoy lunch in an exclusive beach house for a change of pace.Finally we will go to the Tenuta Argentiera, another fascinating winery along the charming coast of the Alta Maremma!This small and prestigious DOC Bolgheri area is part of the old estate that once belonged to the noble Florentine Serristori family. Alla salute!