Tag Archive for 'tuscany'

The Wines of Tuscany – with Frescobaldi

Post this show to your favorite social network

The Frescobaldi family have been producing wine in Tuscany for over 700 years. Suffice to say they know a thing or two about wine growing and wine selling. From their introduction of Chardonnay and Merlot to the region in 1855, to their joint ventures with Robert Mondavi, the Frescobaldi’s have maintained an extraordinary legacy.

Join us as we talk with Nicolò D’Afflitto, Director of Winemaking for all seven estates, about wine growing, Tuscany and its culture, and the Frescobaldi’s history in this beautiful region of Italy.

For more info:
Frescobaldi: frescobaldi.it/

Sponsor: Wine Berserkers: www.wineberserkers.com

Click Below to Play the Show:

Show #429
(56:01 min 54.5 MB)

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.


The Wines of Tuscany – with Tenuta Sette Cieli

Post this show to your favorite social network

15settecieli1main.jpg

“Tenuta Sette Cieli,” or “the estate of the seven skies,” is located between Bolgheri and Castagneto Carducci, on the Tuscan coast 1,300 above sea level. The 173-acre estate overlooks terraced vineyards and the Mediterranean Sea, and is surrounded by the lush woods of Monteverdi Marittimo. Seventeen acres of high-density vineyards are planted to Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Malbec. The winery has chosen organic practices to safeguard the environment. Everything is done by hand in the vineyards, with careful attention to each detail. In the cellar, the winery employs single-variety vinification. Fermentation starts with wild yeasts, and the final selection of the wines is done only after a period of barrel aging in French oak.

Join us as we talk with Elena Pozzolini, winemaker and CEO at Tenuta Sette Cieli, about this young property – one that critic Antonio Galloni feels has a very bright future.

For more info:

Tenuta Sette Cieli: tenutasettecieli.com/

Wilson Daniels/Tenuta Sette Cieli: www.wilsondaniels.com/our-portfolio/tenuta-sette-cieli

Sponsor: Wine Exchange: www.winex.com

Click Below to Play the Show:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Show #393
(42:36 min 40.9 MB)


Recent Posts

Monthly Archives

Categories

About

GrapeRadio is a wine talk show. Show topics cover issues such as the enjoyment of wine, wine news and industry trends - the hallmark of the show is interviews with world class guest (winemakers, vineyards owners, wine retail / wholesale leaders, restaurateurs and sommeliers). The scope of the show is international so expect to hear many guests from around the world.

GrapeRadio has received numerous awards and honors including the 2008 James Beard Award for excellence in Journalism.

GrapeRadio has been the subject of numerous news reports by: The New York Times, Business Week, CNN, The Financial Times of London, and Wired Magazine.