The ‘Winesaur’, as it is known locally, is a large incomplete work. Or rather it was, given that today it is being broken up and disposed of. “The philosophy of those years – Mayor Mugnaini tells us – was to build an aging cellar for all producers”, while instead recent history has taught us that, in this sense, each company has invested its own resources independently.read more >
Tag: Radda in Chianti
The Historical Archive of the Municipality of Radda in Chianti is first and foremost the precious historical memory of the Chianti area and therefore a place of the soul for all those who live there but also for those who visit it from all over the world. Known until recently by a small number of scholars and researchers, following the two projects of enhancement first and restoration then curated by me, a path of recovery and presentation of these historical memories has begun to the attention of the vast public, who is increasingly “thirsty” to learn more about this kind of ancient materials.read more >
There is a real air of novelty at the Loggia del Chianti: from this year Simone resumes his role in the family business, determined to leave his mark in what has always been his parents’ place.
A professional rugby player, in the past he has dedicated time and love to this family project, but lately he has understood that to take a step forward he had to dedicate all of himself to the restaurant.
The project, started in 2017, arose from the need to create a multipurpose space, respecting planning regulations and enhancing the park’s landscape without disturbing in any way the trees inside it which are a historical heritage of Radda.read more >
Volpaia currently has 33 inhabitants and 4 restaurants: the properties have now been reunited in large part by the Mascheroni Stianti family. In addition to the prestigious winery there is also a farmhouse, a restaurant and a bakery. The vegetables that arrive on the Castle’s tables come from half a hectare of a strictly organic vegetable garden. In fact, since 2000, the Volpaia winery too has been certified as organic.
The winery extends within the village buildings, connected by an engineering masterpiece: an underground wine pipeline, which goes under the streets of the town.
We are just outside the town of Radda in Chianti, in a beautiful space with a wonderful view where once there was ‘nothing’. The Lapis [pencil] joinery has been operating here for almost 50 years. Young (almost 24) Giacomo Lapis is the first to meet us. He tells us that the company was founded […]read more >