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ISBN: 9780520265646 - Brunello di Montalcino
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Brunello di Montalcino

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Understanding and Appreciating One of Italy's Greatest Wines

Kerin O'Keefe

ISBN: 9780520265646
Format: Hardback
Publisher: University of California Press


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For fans of Italian wine, few names command the level of respect accorded to Brunello di Montalcino. This title provides Brunello's complicated history, from its rapid rise to the negative and positive effects of the 2008 grape-blending scandal dubbed "Brunellogate".

 

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For fans of Italian wine, few names command the level of respect accorded to Brunello di Montalcino. Expert wine writer Kerin O'Keefe has a deep personal knowledge of Tuscany and its extraordinary wine, and her account is both thoroughly researched and readable. Organized as a guided tour through Montalcino's geography, this essential reference also makes sense of Brunello's complicated history, from its rapid rise to the negative and positive effects of the 2008 grape-blending scandal dubbed "Brunellogate". O'Keefe also provides in-depth profiles of nearly sixty leading producers of Brunello.