Florence's own Chianti
While Florence recently played host to the first annual Wine Town Festival, celebrating the great wine capitals of the world all around the city centre, local DOCG Chianti Colli Fiorentini (whose arresting logo, playing on Florence's own symbol, is shown here) took the opportunity to present its 2008 vintage. Held in the Limonaia (orangery) of the Boboli Gardens in the Palazzo Pitti Renaissance palace, the tasting was hosted by the president of the Consortium, Marina Malenchini, and Italian wine writer and critic Franco Ziliani . The Chianti Colli Fiorentini DOCG maintains quite proudly that it is 'the wine of Florence',...
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