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MONTALCINO A-Z: The Magpie’s Guide to Brunello town

Something exciting is in the pipeline. Long-term Montalcino resident and Brunello expert, Laura R.Gray, is working on a fabulous new project about Montalcino. Is it a guidebook? Is it a lexicon? A glossary? A wine compendium? Yes and no. The format is A-Z but the selection criteria is entirely personal. Expect etymology and cultural observation, and things you never knew about Montalcino

The project is called The Magpie’s Guide to Montalcino and you can sign up for more information as it becomes available here, follow Laura on Instagram or keep an eye on her website  (which sports one gorgeous panorama shot of Montalcino!). 

After nearly thirty years of life “drowning in Brunello,” at the helm of Il Palazzone winery for nearly twenty years, an analytic eye for detail and an irreverent attitude to life and wine, this is going to be a fun and educational read.

Who better to select shiny nuggets of information – and what fun for us, magpie-like, to choose what most appeals? Anyone who has had a cellar visit with Laura will know her aptitude for embodied knowledge, and ability to convey huge amounts of information with levity and wit.

Winelovers and Tuscanyphiles, this one is for you!

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