Photos taken in mid-June 2013 during an extremely hot and humid tour of Tuscany and Alto Adige with a quick stop at Lambrusco producer Cleto Chiarli in Emilia-Romagna. Throughout Tuscany, photos of the landscapes, cellars, vineyards and wine of Badia a Coltibuono in the village of Gaiole centered in the Chianti Classico zone, Selvapiana in Chianti Rufina, and Azienda Agricola Poliziano in the village of Montepulciano. In Alto Adige, a visit with iconic producer Alois Lageder in Margreid, along with a lunchtime feast of local dishes. Additional imagery of the scenic landscapes that surround Bolzano. 

Click photo to enlarge, then hover over image for caption. All images copyright Jeff Bramwell.