Villa Pera Tuscany
Grape harvest


One of the best aspects of our move to Villa Pera, which will become home to the Fanciulle Vini winery as well as to me

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Bottles of Burgundy wine

Taste What Terroir Means

Tuscany has some glorious terrains, with the potential to make wines on par with great Burgundies. We’re also blessed with an indigenous varietal—Sangiovese—that can make

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The Fiorentino

I first heard the Fiorentino mentioned by Sig. Bernardi, the foreman at Podere Leccio, where, in the fall of 2019, I was borrowing some space

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After the Harvest

After the harvest, when the grapes have been picked, brought into the cellar and fermented, and the wines have been racked off the skins and

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The Last Bottle

Last night, for one of the first times since the beginning of the pandemic, we had a friend over for dinner, and lingered, talking after

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