Mercato Centrale Firenze300 years and not
a grey feather

Tastings of Gallo Nero wines in the market shops, short presentations of tasting techniques, and cooking shows by Chianti housewives are on the programme for the event on 11th November in Florence’s Mercato Centrale...

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300 years keeping our crest straight

In 2016 Chianti Classico celebrates 300 years of history since that 24th September 1716 when Grand Duke Cosimo III de’ Medici decided to issue a notice to define the boundaries of some particularly well-suited areas to the production of fine quality wines, for the first time in history.

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The first
territory of wine

The Chianti Classico territory’s capitals are Siena and Florence and it is shared between the provinces of of the two municipalities. The zone amounts to 71,800 hectares and includes the entire territories of the municipalities of ...

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