Brunello Museum a “must-see for Brunellophiles”
Brunello di Montalcino / Brunello Museum / Montalcino History

Brunello Museum a “must-see for Brunellophiles”

Above: The 1904 Brunello harvest at Fattoria dei Barbi. It’s just one of the many amazing historical photographs and artifacts you’ll find at the Fattoria dei Barbi’s Brunello Museum. Even though Brunello production is the estate’s priority,” wrote Kerin O’Keefe in her landmark monograph Brunello di Montalcino: Understanding and Appreciating One of Italy’s Greatest Wines … Continue reading

Visit the Brunello Museum, Montalcino’s spectacular collection of artifacts and historical documents
Brunello Museum / Montalcino History

Visit the Brunello Museum, Montalcino’s spectacular collection of artifacts and historical documents

Did you know that the first wine to win a prize at the legendary Bordeaux wine competition and exposition was a Brunello? In 1904, a Brunello from the 1899 vintage became the first Italian wine to receive the Gold Medal at the prestigious Exposition Industrielle International in Bordeaux. It was a shining moment for Brunello … Continue reading