Who said wine wasn’t a religious experience? Well, whoever it was, a trip to Canelli would certainly change their mind. This small, charming village in the Italian region of Piedmont is home to multiple subterranean wine cellars, which date back to the 18th Centiry and have come to be affectionately known as “wine cathedrals”.
Most of us enjoy wine with friends at a delicious meal, or on its own at a well-stocked wine bar. But it doesn’t just appear on the menu by magic! There’s a very long, meticulous process to get wine from terrior to table, and there are countless people whose job it is to make that process runs smoothly. With this in mind, we thought we’d tell you about one of the interesting individuals in the wine industry, and find out what he loves about working in viticulture.
If you’ve started to research wine and wine-making, you may have come across the peculiar term of biodynamic viticulture. Though it may sound like a scary, complex, scientific process, it is in fact an alternative, holistic approach to wine making that is extremely fascinating! So, we’ve put together the who, what, where and why of biodynamic viticulture, so you can learn more about this innovative wine making technique!
When you think of Florence, you mind might immediately jump to its reputation as a glorious art city, with masterpieces by Michelangelo, stunning museums and iconic architecture. But, the Tuscan city is also a perfect location for a food lover to feast on local delicacies in unique venues.
We’ve rounded up some of the best places to visit and Tuscan treats to get your chops around so you can really feast like a Florentine.