The Hills of Chianti: The Story of a Tuscan Winemaking Family, in Seven Bottles
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And though the business now extends across the globe, that sense of family roots in Tuscany, in a certain aesthetic, in specific values that link it to its birthplace, is perhaps the best thing that the book communicates.” –New York Journal of Books“The author’s well-founded experience in expanding the global market for Italian wines, as well as his genuine passion for his work and deep knowledge of the Italian terroir, informs this useful perspective for entrepreneurial readers.” –Publishers Weekly “Anyone who loves Italian wines will enjoy spending some hours with this immensely intelligent and thoughtful Tuscan winemaker.” –Los Angeles Times “Late in the evening, Sangiovese teasing your palate, do you ever wonder how grape farming and winemaking emerged from a lineage of humble agriculture to become the modern, ultraprestigiou
The head of Italy’s "first family" of winemaking reflects on the Antinoris’ six-hundred-year legacy and a life of good food and drink in the hills of Tuscany. From the Tignanello that ushered in the era of Super Tuscans to limited-edition vintages, these wines embody a way of life and will excite oenophile readers and lovers of Italy alike. If you know wine, you know the name Antinori. Since 1385, this noble Florentine family has produced some of Italy’s finest wines. But The Hills of Chianti is about much more than wine. The Hills of Chianti tells the story of the Antinoris and the Tuscany they call home, through seven iconic bottles that define their legacy. In this family memoir Piero Antinori reveals the passion, tradition, and love of craft that have driven twenty-seven generations o
Most recent in a long list of recognitions, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Wine Enthusiast magazine in 2009 for "bringing Italy to the forefront of world enology in terms of innovation, quality, and recognition." . The Antinori estate today is a multilayered wine conglomerate with operations in Italy and around the world. Marchese Piero Antinori is president of Marchesi Antinori, one of the most historic and prestigious names in Tuscan viti
Five Stars Joseph DeCenzo Good book.. Very affectionately written and inspiring. Kindle Customer I thought this would be a difficult read but it wasn't. Enjoyed the author's thoughts and reminiscences. I love wine and clearly Piero Antinori is still very wine passionate several years after he took over the reins of his company. Like most Tuscan things, this books is a treasure.. Great read about an iconic and ever evolving Tuscan wine making family and its current patriarch. Well written, but relaxed in style. An easy, approachable read about the iconic and ever evolving Tuscan wine making Antinori family and its current patriarch. This book makes me want to go back to Tuscany to tour their new winery and visit their ancestor all home in Florence.