Top 100 wines of Val di Cornia

Discover the top 100 best wines of Val di Cornia of Val di Cornia as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the wines that are popular of Val di Cornia and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Val di Cornia

The wine region of Val di Cornia is located in the region of Toscane of Italy. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Russo or the Domaine Gualdo del Re produce mainly wines red, white and sweet. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Val di Cornia are Sangiovese, Cabernet-Sauvignon and Merlot, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Val di Cornia often reveals types of flavors of earth, oak or non oak and sometimes also flavors of spices, red fruit or black fruit.

In the mouth of Val di Cornia is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 17 estates and châteaux in the of Val di Cornia, producing 30 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Val di Cornia go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or veal.

News from the vineyard of Val di Cornia

Thieves steal fine wine from top Spanish restaurant Coque

Spanish police were investigating after thieves broke into the cellars of Michelin-starred Coque via a next-door property and stole prized bottles of wine from the top Madrid restaurant. Around 132 bottles have been taken, according to an initial count. The full value of the wines stolen was still being assessed but it was estimated to be at least €150,000, said Cristina Pérez Olmos, communications director for Coque. Some bottles had been in the cellars for many, many years and could be hard to ...

Thirst for Italy’s Franciacorta grows with record sales

Franciacorta producers have reported sales up by 28.3% last year, compared to 2020, when sales fell by nearly 10% to 15.8 million bottles. Sales of 20.3m bottles in 2021 were also higher than the pre-pandemic total of 17.6m bottles in 2019, according to the Franciacorta Consortium. It declined to disclose the value of sales, but there is optimism among winemakers that more consumers are discovering these traditional-method sparkling wines from Brescia in Lombardy. Arturo Ziliani, CEO of Berlucch ...

Drought and heat drive early wine harvests in Europe

Severe drought and heatwaves have provided challenges for wine producers across Europe in 2022, from maintaining vine health to concerns about – and the impact of – wildfires. Early harvests have been a feature of the vintage and reports emerged this week of records being broken at some white wine-producing estates in Bordeaux. Spain’s Caserío de Dueñas estate in DO Rueda said it began a record early harvest on 16 August this year. While drought and heat have put pressure on yields in some regio ...