Discover Chianti

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

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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