Wine - Italy

chianti classicoThe new face of Chianti

A project launched in the late 1980s has transformed the way grapes are grown in the Chianti Classico region and, as Simon Woods finds, the wines are now reaping the benefits

Italian vineyardItaly - five styles for the purist and five for new-wave drinkers

Offering a huge variety of grapes and wine styles, Italy can be a confusing port of call for wine lovers. To help out, Hamish Anderson recommends five styles for the purist and five for new-wave drinkers, with a choice of wines to try

Italian vineyardItaly - rich variety

…wine-making, that is – it’s just that, once we British are back from our holidays, we tend to forget how good their wines can be. Peter McCombie offers an entry-level guide to some of the best to try