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Pizza wine? Chianti, per favore!

 TAGS:The Chianti wine is light, aromatic, very fruity... they are the perfect soundtrack, ethylicly speaking, to live life and be loved. These wines come from the Tuscany region of undeniable beauty which provides the frame for contemporary classics as Stealing Beauty or Under the Tuscan Sun.

Diane Lane and Liv Tyler abandon themselves to love and good Italian wine in one hundred and twenty minutes of two films that can only show a small part of this wine region of Italy comprising provinces like Florence, Pisa, Siena, Arezzo, Pistoia, Prato and Rufina. Although these wines production was originally concentrated in the area of Siena, today there are eight sub regions in which it is produced.


Chianti, the ambassador of Tuscany


Chianti wine is one of the most popular types of wine worldwide. Many will relate it with Hannibal Lecter, the psychopath at "The Silence of the Lambs," who claimed to have a drink while committing atrocities, or to the saga of "The Godfather", where you could not miss it in any of the undercover restaurants of the Mob. But regardless this, Chianti is one of the Italian wines with the longest tradition and more accepted. Do you want to discover the secrets of Chianti?

Tuscany is one of the oldest regions in which wine is made, next to Piedmont. In the 60's these wines were known for their insignificance and little body and flavor, but since the mid-80’s innovative work in the area led them to a much-better-quality of these wines.