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The Hills of Chianti: The Story of a Tuscan Winemaking Family, in Seven Bottles

The Hills of Chianti: The Story of a Tuscan Winemaking Family, in Seven Bottles

Piero Antinori

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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. If you know wine, you know the name Antinori. Since 1385, this noble Florentine family has produced some of Italy's finest wines. The Hills of Chianti tells the story of the Antinoris and the Tuscany they call home, through seven iconic bottles that define their legacy. 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. In this family memoir Piero Antinori reveals the passion, tradition, and love of craft that have driven twenty-seven generations of vintners: from the first ancestor who signed up to the winemakers guild in the fourteenth century to Antinori's own three daughters, poised to carry this most celebrated family of artisans into the future. But The Hills of Chianti is about much more than wine. At its heart the Antinori story is about Tuscan-ness: a connection to the land, an appreciation for good food and drink, and the quintessentially Italian love of hospitality that make this one of the world's most inspiring and memorable destinations.


Condition: New
Publisher: Rizzoli Ex Libris
Publication Date: 2014-09-02
Format: Hardcover
Weight(KG): 0.497

ISBN: 9780847843886

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