Food Pairings

Food Pairings with Chianti There is nothing wrong with enjoying a glass of Chianti on its own. However, in Italy, wine and food go together…so do as the Italians do, and experiment with these pairing suggestions! (PS. If you’re a newbie with terms like “tannins” or...

Chianti’s History

Chianti’s History Timeline 1398 – The first time Chianti is recognized as a wine.  At this point, it was a white not a red wine! 1716 –  Cosimo III de’ Medici draws up the first official borders for the Chianti region, making certain areas “official” Chianti. 1872 –...

Some Tips and Terms

Six Tips for Pairing Food & Wine Acid Loves Food. Acid is what makes your mouth water and it gives wine a refreshing, zingy edge. Believe it or not, acid is a dreamy companion to food – it cuts through creamy sauces, balances fried food, and sings alongside tart...

Brands that will make YOU Crazy for Chianti

Chianti   Bolla Chianti DOCG Tasting Notes: Color:  Ruby to deep garnet red. Bouquet:  Intense, with violets and red cherries. Taste:  Medium bodied with lively fruit flavors. Food Pairing:  Ideal with rich pastas, steaks, roasted meats, and aged cheeses.      ...