Montalcino joins Earthquake fundraising

As we all are aware, just a few days ago a terrible earthquake destroyed several towns in central Italy and caused many deaths. Italy, as always has shown its support, with the work of volunteers and a lot of charity events throughout the country to provide funds for... Read more >

Il Poggione at Opera Wine

On Saturday, May 9, Il Poggione will take part in Opera Wine in Verona for the fifth year. Held in the beautiful Palazzo della Gran Guardia in Verona, Opera Wine is an invitation-only event, organized by Wine Specator and Vinitaly. The magazine has selected 100 top... Read more >

The 50th Annual Benvenuto Brunello

Recently the town of Montalcino hosted the 50th Annual Benvenuto Brunello, unveiling the new vintages of Brunello di Montalcino (2011 Brunello and 2010 Riserva) to the journalists and the trade.  The four-day event held in the Museum of Montalcino featured over 150... Read more >

Festival of Music in Montalcino

  Yesterday in Sant’ Angelo in Colle we celebrated Santa Cecilia, patron of music and musicians, with a concert inside the church of San Michele played by the citizens band of Sant’Angelo and Cinigiano, a village in the province of Grosseto. Everyone really... Read more >

St. Martin’s Summer

Today in Italy we celebrate St. Martin. During this time of the year, it is typical to have a few days of warm temperatures, almost summer-like, even though we are in Autumn. This period is called St. Martin’s summer because, according to Catholic tradition, around... Read more >