An important new book on Chianti Classico

Chianti Classico book by Nesto and Di Savino - cover

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This year the wine world’s oldest denomination is celebrating its 300th anniversary, but Chianti Classico’s borders laid down 300 years ago have been the subject of never-ending disputes that continue until today. Now, exactly 300 years after Cosimo de Medici signed the edict in 1716 in order to protect the boundaries of what is now considered Chianti Classico, a new book by Bill Nesto MW and Frances di Savino sheds light on why true consensus was never reached. A political compromise in...