Media & Awards
July 9, 2007 - Wine Spectator - BUILDERS OF BRUNELLO - America's Mariani family has reshaped this Tuscan wine region...
In the July 2007 issue of Wine Spectator,associate editor Mitch Frank profiles the Mariani family and Banfi’s growth, move to Montalcino and entry into Brunello winemaking: - “Brunello di Montalcino is renowned today as one of Italy's premier wines, and a generous amount of credit must go to this American family-owned company."
The article examines Banfi’s pioneering research to isolate top clone’s of Sangiovese and how this research helped elevate Brunello to become one of Italy’s most celebrated wines: -" 'Montalcino would not be the same without them,' says Paola Gloder, proprietor of nearby Poggio Antico.” The article highlights Banfi’s proud heritage and promising future.
The full article can be found on Wine Spectator's website: Click here
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