Discover Chianti

Chianti topics of interest and background information to help you learn more about it


Festivals, holidays, traditions, and other events in Chianti


A brief summary of the history of Chianti


How do you define "Chianti Classico"


A brief history of Florence and Tuscany, from prehistoric times to the 21C

The Artist in his Studio (c. 1730/35), by François Boucher in the Louvre, Paris

Art and architecture in Italy


From ancient Romans, Greeks, and Etruscans to the Renaissance to World War II, a brief primer on Italian history


The mysteries of the metric system


Famous people throughout Italian history