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This year, for the first time, we decided to submit the wines of Tenuta la Pineta to the Decanter World Wine Awards. Many experts believe that the DWWA is the most prestigious wine competition of all, known both for its extensive media coverage and for the rigorous selectivity of its jury. To exemplify how strict they are, suffice it to say that the awarding of the silver medal requires a minimum score of 90/100, much higher than that with which many other competitions assign this medal. Having reached fifteen harvests under our belt, we believed that the time was ripe to present ourselves on this important stage. Thus, we

Canaiolo, Style and Characteristics In this article we discuss the characteristics and successes of Canaiolo. We are talking about an unusual and interesting monovarietal wine. Canaiolo, also known as Canaiolo Nero or Canajuolo, is an indigenous Tuscan grape variety, which has always been used as a “minority partner” of Sangiovese in Chianti blends (which also happens to be the case in our Sasso Bisciaio wine). However, it is much rarer to find a monovarietal wine from Canaiolo. The Canaiolo bunch is quite small, and the leaves are usually three-lobed or five-lobed. The winemaker who aims to obtain a high-value product is required to limit the yields in the vineyard, especially when

Like every year, on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th of May, the most awaited event in the calendar of the Movimento Turismo del Vino returns to Tenuta la Pineta. It will be a particularly rich weekend, characterized by visits, tastings and a special lunch in the vineyard. This year we will be the only producer to offer Cantine Aperte in Castiglion Fibocchi. As always, the goal of Tenuta la Pineta will be to amaze you and to combine wine with the field of art in order to decline together several dimensions of a positive lifestyle. For 2023, in addition to the traditional collaboration with the contemporary artist Alessandro Bernardini,

For an emerging winery like ours, it is always nice and important to tell new successes stories. In recent years, many of our wines have gradually entered the most valuable segment, scoring 90-100 out of a hundred. This time, it is the turn of our Chianti Sasso Bisciaio DOCG which, by obtaining the "gold" medal at London Competitions 2023, becomes our "Golden Stone”, a golden Chianti! (Translator’s note: the Italian term “sasso” means “stone” in English). The prestigious London-based jury describes our Chianti with tasting notes that talk about "Some ripe red currants, wild rapsberry on the nose of this red, touches of green herbs, a pleasant nose" as

Cantine Aperte will be back on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 May 2022! Tenuta la Pineta hosts the most important event of the year, presented by Movimento Turismo del Vino! This time the chosen theme is the "Natural Sin". Below is the complete schedule of the event and an introductory note to the artistic exhibition "Peccaminosa Mente" by Alessandro Bernardini. Cantine Aperte "Peccaminosa Mente", by Alessandro Bernardini Schedule - Cantine Aperte Peccaminosa Mente Saturday 28 🍷 15:00 Cellar opening, visits and tastings 16:30 🎨 A “wine and art” experience with Alessandro Bernardini Sunday 29 🍷 10:00 Cellar opening 13:00 🍇 🥩 Cook out in the vineyard, with David Butcher and Fabrizio Ferruzzi. Detailed menu soon. Alternatively, vegetarian menu available 17:00 🖼

It is with immense pride that we announce a double gold medal won by our two purity wines, Malvasia Nera and Canaiolo, at London Wine Competition 2022. Both Malvasia Nera IGT Toscana Rosso 2018 and “Canaiolo” Toscana Canaiolo Nero IGT 2019 managed to place themselves in the “gold” segment. In other words, they achieved a score of 90 out of 100, or higher. More specifically, our M.N. scored 94/100, placing itself among the very first wines in the general ranking of the entire event, while the Canaiolo received 90 points. London Wine Competition represents an all-round recognition for the wines of our Estate and for the complex work done on

On Sunday September 19, for the second event of I Giorni del Vino 2021 (Wineries open to visit), Tenuta la Pineta will host an emotional Picnic Brunch inside its main vineyard. Furthermore, the winery will be open all day, providing the opportunity to visit its spaces and taste its wines. Complete Schedule of the Event From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Non-stop visits and tastings.Our guests will be able to visit the vineyard, the fermentation room and the cellar. Moreover, they will have the opportunity to taste our labels at an advantageous price (5 euros per person). At 1 p.m. the Picnic Brunch will start.Participants will receive a picnic basket and

In the last days, we have received many calls from people who were upset about the weather and we had our own doubts for the vineyard lunch of May 30. Nevertheless, watching the last updates, it seems that we will have a clear and sunny day. Hence, the vineyard lunch is confirmed, together with all the other events offered for Cantine Aperte 2021. You can read the detailed menu on our Facebook page. We also take the opportunity to inform you that the lunch is sold out, but there is still the opportunity to book for visits and tastings. These experiences are available both on Saturday 29 (from 3

On May 29-30 Cantine Aperte is back. Tenuta la Pineta provides a series of events to enrich the classic experience of visits and tastings. Saturday (May 29)From 3 pm to 7 pm 🍷The winery is open for visits and tastings.Visits are free. Tastings are €5 per person (for purchasing the wine glass).4,30 pm 🎨Artist Alessandro Bernardini presents his most recent work.The new project, in partnership with Tenuta la Pineta, brings together the endeavor of winemaking and the artistic creation to provide a new variation of our product. Sunday (May 30)From 10 am to 7 pm 🍷The winery is open for visits and tastings.Visits are free. Tastings are €5 per person

On May 29 and 30 Cantine Aperte will be back. During this most eagerly awaited event, Tenuta la Pineta will provide the participants with a chance to visit its winery and taste its products in a safe way. On day one, Saturday 29, the winery will welcome its guests from 3 pm to 7 pm. While on Sunday 30, we will have a non-stop window, from 10 am to 7 pm. Visits are free, whereas tastings are 5 euro each person (for purchasing the wine glass). Additionally, contemporary artist Alessandro Bernardini will present his last project. A new collab with tenuta la Pineta that combines contemporary art with the ancient craft