Changes in Montalcino
by Nic Dumergue
Jan 2001 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Brunello di Montalcino, arguably one of Italy's greatest vinous products, has been involved in a long and ever changing history. Although there is evidence of vine cultivation dating back to Etruscan and Roman times, the Brunello we know today has only evolved over the last two centuries. There has always been an appreciation of the unique viticultural conditions that exist in this southern part of Tuscany. The region is centered on the hilltop township of Montalcino in the Province of Siena, an...
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