Enjoy an informative wine-tasting experience while walking the enchanting hillsides of Tuscany.A working knowledge of wine has never been more sought after, and what better place to acquire it than Tuscany which offers some of the most spectacular ...
ctacular scenery in Europe. Over fifteen months of changing seasons, author and wine master, Rosemary George, explores the countryside and vineyards of the region on foot, visiting wine producers along the way, observing and savouring the local colour and idiosyncrasies of a myriad of winemakers.
Each chapter will feature a walk through a wine region and includes advice on the key estates, places to visit and favourite restaurants. She notes the changing face of Tuscan viticulture in recent years with the development of the vineyards of the Maremma, bringing a host of new wines. Treading Grapes charts this wonderful renaissance of Tuscan wines, not just of Chianti, but also the newer prestigious wines such as Sassicaia and Ornellaia in the rising area of Bolgheri. It also covers the older wines of Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and others including the island of Elba.
Wine enthusiasts and armchair travellers alike will enjoy walking through the vineyards of Tuscany in Treading Grapes.