Author: Filippo Bartolotta

A born-and-bred Tuscan wine guy, Filippo Bartolotta was brought up in San Frediano but decided to move to Amsterdam, then London, and now he’s on and off a plane every other week always with a glass in his hand, educating and entertaining people. Founder of Le Baccanti Gourmet Travel and MaMa Florence cooking school, he’s all about wine and travel.
April 11, 2019

What’s your tipple?

The Innocent archetype is trusting, enthusiastic and a bit naïve.   Brimming with optimism, carefreeness and the purest of spirits, historic appellations, easy-drinking and not overly tannic wines will be his or her tipple of choice. Think fruity aromas and familiar flavours. A Piedmont-prefering Innocent will seek out a Dolcetto or Barbera, Langhe or Roero, […]
April 11, 2018

What are we going to drink in Tuscany in 2018?

Every February the region showcases the new vintages that will be released to market. Press and trade have the opportunity to taste almost everything produced “under the Tuscan sun”. The bad news is that there’s so much going on we would need an entire magazine to cover it all. The good news is that wine […]