BARBARA WIDMER, CEO AND WINEMAKER BRANCAIA

Committed in her convictions about quality wine from healthy vineyards, the Brancaia owner and winemaker in Tuscany tackles big environmental challenges one technique and one vine at a time

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DISCOVER THE INVENTIVE FOOD AND WINE SCENES IN EUROPE’S SECOND CITIES

European capitals can sometimes steal away from the second cities’ limelight, yet it’s often in these urban settings where the most inventive food and wine culture flourishes, reports William Hersey

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BARBARA WIDMER, CEO AND WINEMAKER BRANCAIA

Committed in her convictions about quality wine from healthy vineyards, the Brancaia owner and winemaker in Tuscany tackles big environmental challenges one technique and one vine at a time

Read more

DISCOVER THE INVENTIVE FOOD AND WINE SCENES IN EUROPE’S SECOND CITIES

European capitals can sometimes steal away from the second cities’ limelight, yet it’s often in these urban settings where the most inventive food and wine culture flourishes, reports William Hersey

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VOICES is on a mission to discover the world of wine through different lenses
Amazing places to stay in Val d'Orcia
WINE TRAILS OF THE VAL D’ORCIA AND MONTALCINO

Continuing our Italian road trip in Val d’Orcia and Montalcino, where we visit wineries, cuisines, and stay in places that express this unique part of Tuscany

Sommeliers as artists
HOW A NEW GENERATION OF SOMMELIERS ARE USING THEIR CRAFT TO OPEN OUR EYES TO NEW WAYS OF SEEING WINE

Sommeliers and wine educators can open our eyes to new ways of experiencing wine through artistically curated programs that tap into the mind and soul. We speak to a diverse group doing just that

Maze Row vineyard design architecture o
FROM HIGH ARCHITECTURE TO COLLECTIVES, HOW BUILDING DESIGN CAN ALTER OUR WINE EXPERIENCE

Can architecture fundamentally alter our wine experience? Some of the world’s finest wineries believe that building design can, as Jonathan Bell takes a tour

THE WHIMSICAL AND COLLECTABLES: DISCOVER THE LATEST IN GLASSWARE DESIGN

New generations are challenging traditional drinking etiquettes, as Debika Ray investigates the modern world of glassware

Amazing places to stay in Val d'Orcia
WINE TRAILS OF THE VAL D’ORCIA AND MONTALCINO

Continuing our Italian road trip in Val d’Orcia and Montalcino, where we visit wineries, cuisines, and stay in places that express this unique part of Tuscany

Sommeliers as artists
HOW A NEW GENERATION OF SOMMELIERS ARE USING THEIR CRAFT TO OPEN OUR EYES TO NEW WAYS OF SEEING WINE

Sommeliers and wine educators can open our eyes to new ways of experiencing wine through artistically curated programs that tap into the mind and soul. We speak to a diverse group doing just that

Maze Row vineyard design architecture o
FROM HIGH ARCHITECTURE TO COLLECTIVES, HOW BUILDING DESIGN CAN ALTER OUR WINE EXPERIENCE

Can architecture fundamentally alter our wine experience? Some of the world’s finest wineries believe that building design can, as Jonathan Bell takes a tour

THE WHIMSICAL AND COLLECTABLES: DISCOVER THE LATEST IN GLASSWARE DESIGN

New generations are challenging traditional drinking etiquettes, as Debika Ray investigates the modern world of glassware

Pietro Ratti Piedmont

RATTI PUT BAROLO ON THE GLOBAL MAP AND CONTINUES TO PUSH FOR GREATNESS

His father Renato put Barolo on the map. Now Pietro Ratti is transforming the revered wine for new generations. Nargess Banks meets the vintner at his Piedmont vineyard.

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bernardino sani wine maker argiano

ARGIANO’S POSITIVE TWIST: THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND THE AWARD-WINNING MONTALCINO WINERY

Listening intently to the land, fastidious soil mapping and a scholarly approach to viticulture, has earned the oldest Montalcino winery’s Brunello, red wine of the year. Nargess Banks visits the Tuscan estate to learn more

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Pietro Ratti Piedmont

RATTI PUT BAROLO ON THE GLOBAL MAP AND CONTINUES TO PUSH FOR GREATNESS

His father Renato put Barolo on the map. Now Pietro Ratti is transforming the revered wine for new generations. Nargess Banks meets the vintner at his Piedmont vineyard.

Read more
bernardino sani wine maker argiano

ARGIANO’S POSITIVE TWIST: THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND THE AWARD-WINNING MONTALCINO WINERY

Listening intently to the land, fastidious soil mapping and a scholarly approach to viticulture, has earned the oldest Montalcino winery’s Brunello, red wine of the year. Nargess Banks visits the Tuscan estate to learn more

Read more