Wonderful spotlight from Monica Larner in her series called The Tuscan Ten which focuses on benchmark estates.
CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA & GRAN SELEZIONE 2015 & 2016
In Tuscany's Sangiovese neartland, in one of the world's most ceIebrated regions, what is it that distinguishes Its two highast-quality categories from the rest?
It’s always been true love
As a 15-year-old, Lorenza Sebasti fell in love with Castello di Ama. Today, she runs the place. Her family bought the little village in the middle of Italy’s Chianti region and turned it into a hideaway with comfortable suites, a restaurant, contemporary art installations and, of course, wine production. In doing so, Lorenza and her family found a solution fort traveling clientele, constantly searching for unique and special experiences every seasons. Lorenza talked to COMPANION about what makes this little wine producing village sp special, and how they came to present contemporary art there.
“We consider it a privilege to work and live here.”
Tra il Chianti e la Maremma esistono una serie di posti unici dove è possibile imparare l’arte di degustare la vita. Di Delia Demma
DOLCI COLLINE, borghi medievali, cantine e vigneti a perdita d’occhio. Nell’immaginario comune la Toscana è il luogo ideale per riscoprire il valore della slow-life.
[...] Un bagno di Sangiovese, tra i più vocati del territorio toscano. “Sempre più Sangiovese” come sottolinea il presidente del Chianti Classico Giovanni Manetti. Soprattutto per la Gran Selezione dove si raggiunge una percentuale del 93%. Avanti così insomma. Sulla scia del pensiero per il futuro che caratterizza anche la maggior parte dei produttori della denominazione. [...]
Terre di Toscana is animated by 140 important producers, including niche winemakers and international brands. A unique and unrepeatable cross-section, from which it is rare to find such prestigious names in the same context, made pleasantly usable thanks to the large spaces of the elegant location that has been hosting it for twelve years. The most significant event at national level for the wines and producers of this region, in 2020 will reach its THIRTH edition.
In Florence, on February 17th and 18th, 2020, the latest Chianti Classico labels will be presented at the Stazione Leopolda. It will be presented also the Chianti Classico PDO Olive Oil, harvest 2019.
In the rolling hills of Chianti lies an estate whose contemporary approach is mirrored by its quirky, star-studded art collection
Wine Spectator’s Jan. 31 – Feb. 29 Smart Buys issue includes 750-plus wines from 2019 that scored 90 points or higher and cost $25 or less. Plus, a special feature on How to Buy Wine—at retail, at auction, on the Internet, and direct from wineries. Don’t miss this must-read guide packed with insider tips!
Al Castello di Ama le bottiglie di Chianti classico si degustano alla fine di un tour che include 16 grandi opere di grandi artisti, da Kapoor a Pistoletto, da buren a Sugimoto.
We are really, really proud to share this with you: “Uprostřed vinic Toskánska” published on the November edition of Procnemagazine - by Lucie Drdová, historička umění a galeristka.
Food & Wine ha edicato una rubrica alle "Donne del Vino" ed ha deciso di parlare proprio del filo rosso che unisce le opere site specific e i grandi vini di Castello di Ama, insieme a Lorenza Sebasti.
On Style magazine “T” of New York Times Spain an article about Miroslaw Balka, who unveils a new site-specific sculpture, "red nerve", at Castello di Ama in Siena, Italy.
Su "LaVerità" un articolo di Carlo Cambi che di Castello di Ama e i suoi Vini.
Castello di Ama has enthusiastically embraced the new flexibility in the appellation quality pyramid by upgrading three wines—Selezione San Lorenzo, Vigneto Bellavista and Vigneto La Casuccia—to Chianti Classico Gran Selezione status.
We stopped using insecticides in our vineyards many years ago as we now use natural defenses.
Sul Corriere Extra - Luoghi di Toscana un bellissimo articolo a cura di Divina Vitale in cui Lorenza e Marco parlano del binomio tra arte e vino
SC – First of all, I’d like you to tell me how this work came about.
CB – The Cabinet 2019 project for Castello di Ama came about unexpectedly during the Il mondo infine exhibition, which was held this winter at the National Gallery in Rome….
When the show was still on, I received a phone call, a total surprise, from Lorenza Sebasti; she’d seen my work installed in one of the museum’s halls. As soon as we met at Castello di Ama, I was moved by the enthusiasm with which she suggested I develop a project for Ama…