Cantucci (Cantuccio) biscuits

Cantucci or cantuccio in the singular is an oblong-shaped almond biscuit deemed the classic partner for Vin Santo in their native Tuscany, where they originated in Prato. They are crunchy, dry rather than moist in texture, and dry rather than sugary to taste. The...

Vin Santo

Vin Santo Origin of the name: ‘There is ‘more than one explanation. The one I remember the most is that during a meeting between the Orthodox church and the Roman Catholic church in Florence in the late 15th century, they served this wine for the Bishop of...

Massimo Romeo

Massimo Romeo (b. 1956) is a certified organic estate wine-grower in the Montepulciano region of Tuscany. His estate comprises three landholdings on either side of Montepulciano, one given to vines called Podere Corsica, another given to olives called Podere Totona,...

Crociani

Crociani is an estate winery in the Montepulciano region of Tuscany owned by the Crociani family. It makes Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG red wines, plus a Vin Santo di Montepulciano DOC. Owner: Arnaldo Crociani [comes from a long line...