Brunello producers – killing the golden goose?
18 Aug 2008 by JR
Those who have read our coverage of  Brunellopoli/Brunellogate with particular care will have seen that Conte Francesco Marone Cinzano, who stood down as chairman of the Consorzio when his colleagues declined to follow his recommendations, has been taking a keen interest in what has been published here. I asked him the following questions. Monty Waldin comments on his answers below.   Are all your wines estate grown?   The Brunello di Montalcino by Col d’Orcia, the Poggio al Vento Riserva, Olmaia and Nearco are produced exclusively with grapes grown on the estate. The wines that I produce also...

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