Food and Wine in TuscanyWine has had a long history of being served as an accompaniment to food. Many pairings that are considered "classics" today emerged from the centuries old relationship between a region's cuisine and their wines. In recent years, the popularity and interest in food and wine pairings have increased and taken on new connotations and many wine drinkers select wine ...

gallo neroMany people have seen the famous "Gallo Nero" (black rooster) logo, the symbol of Chianti Classico wine, which has also become the emblem of Tuscany; yet very few are familiar with its significance or origins .

During the Middle Ages, The Republic of Siena and Florence were always at war , struggling between themselves to gain control over the Chianti ...