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While in Montalcino the edition n. 30 of “Benvenuto Brunello” (from yesterday to November 29), in the noble homeland territory of Sangiovese, with the Brunello Consortium that “invented” the Previews format in 1992 which chose a strategic date change for the Brunello market of Montalcino, redesigning the event, the other great wine territories of Tuscany instead confirm the formula of the “Previews of Tuscany”, which will be on stage from 12 to 18 February 2022, with tastings of the latest vintages of Chianti, Chianti Classico, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, Nobile di Montepulciano and other Tuscan denominations.
The details are still to be defined, although the formula of the past years should remain valid, with some events a Florence, starting from the opening ceremony of the week of previews of Tuscan wines, on the evening of Saturday 12 February, in the “Salone dei Cinquecento” in Palazzo Vecchio in Florence (where, according to WineNews rumors, all the territories of the regional wine, including the Brunello di Montalcino and Bolgheri Consortia, which has always chosen to organize its own event in a period other than that of the Previews, which is “DiVino Bolgheri”, and where the Tuscany Region, with the Councilor for Agriculture, Stefania Saccardi, he would be working for the presence of testimonials of the highest media level, perhaps capable of linking a universal language such as that of music, to that of wine).
On Sunday 13 February, however, it will be the turn of the Preview of Chianti, while on Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 February it will be the turn of the Chianti Classico Collection, which, on the afternoon of the second day, will then pass the baton to the Preview of Vernaccia di San Gimignano, which it will last until the afternoon of Wednesday 16 February. The day on which the Preview of the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano will also start, also on stage on Thursday 17 February; while Friday 18 February will be the turn of “the other Tuscany”, when the protagonists will be the smaller or less known territories of the “Grand Duchy of wine”.

A fundamental region of Italian wine, for prestige and economic weight, and which, in the first half of 2021 (Istat data), exported its many wines for a value of over half a billion euros (535.9 million), with growth of + 17.2% on the same period of 2020, and which accounts for over 15% of the total national wine exports.

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