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UGA now on Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Labels

Published:  21 July, 2023

From 1 July 2023 the term 'UGA' has been permitted to appear on the label of Gran Selezione wines.


Trading Italy's stars

Published:  02 June, 2023

David Kermode looks at the rise in popularity of Italy’s fine wines and why it’s all about Piedmont and Tuscany.


Friday read: Paolo De Marchi leaves 'happy ghosts' at Isole e Olena

Published:  27 January, 2023

Justin Keay reports on a recent visit to Paolo De Marchi of Isole e Olena winery towards the end of 2022, in what turned out to be an elegiac trip. In 2022, De Marchi completed his last vintage after almost 50 years.


Chianti Classico: A landscape of change

Published:  23 January, 2023

Chianti Classico is ramping up focus on its diversity as its new UGA Gran Selezione wines reach the market. Andrew Catchpole reports.


Chianti Classico: Respect for tradition, terroir and the planet

Published:  23 December, 2022

James Lawrence looks at how Chianti Classico has evolved to build sustainable winemaking practices and rigorous tasting processes into its traditions to premiumise its wines.


Sangiovese – Tuscan star

Published:  23 June, 2021

Michèle Shah charts the fortunes of grape variety reaching new heights, despite the challenge of climate change.


Chianti Classico approves MGAs

Published:  17 June, 2021

The Chianti Classico Consortium has approved the use of the Menzioni Geografiche Aggiuntive (MGA), or additional geographical units.


Events: A hybrid future

Published:  09 June, 2021

With a degree of normality beginning to return, Andrew Catchpole gets a taste of the tastings to come.


Chianti Classico Collection offers taster of ‘new normal’ for events to come

Published:  24 May, 2021

In many ways London’s first significant regional wine event of 2021 bore all the familiar, pre-pandemic hallmarks of a regular Spring tasting. Heading to the India Room at The Oval, transport ran predictably late and the weather was so awful that wind and rain stopped play between Middlesex and Surrey just as Harpers entered the glass-sided cricket viewing gallery-come-tasting room.