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

Self Portrait (1760/70) by Jean-Honoré Fragonard in the Musée Fragonard, Grasse, France

Art and architecture in Italy


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

Most of us have stared at a handy miles-to-kilometers converter right under our noses on our car dashboards

The mysteries of the metric system


Famous people throughout Italian history