By Piero Antinori
The top of Italy’s "first family members" of winemaking displays at the Antinoris’ six-hundred-year legacy and a lifetime of reliable food and drinks within the hills of Tuscany. if you happen to comprehend wine, you recognize the identify Antinori. on account that 1385, this noble Florentine relatives has produced a few of Italy’s best wines. The Hills of Chianti tells the tale of the Antinoris and the Tuscany they name domestic, via seven iconic bottles that outline their legacy. From the Tignanello that ushered within the period of great Tuscans to limited-edition vintages, those wines embrace a lifestyle and should excite oenophile readers and fanatics of Italy alike. during this kin memoir Piero Antinori unearths the fervour, culture, and love of craft that experience pushed twenty-seven generations of vintners: from the 1st ancestor who signed as much as the winemakers guild within the fourteenth century to Antinori’s personal 3 daughters, poised to hold this so much celebrated relations of artisans into the long run. however the Hills of Chianti is set even more than wine. At its middle the Antinori tale is set "Tuscan-ness": a connection to the land, an appreciation for stable food and drinks, and the quintessentially Italian love of hospitality that make this one of many world’s most provoking and remarkable locations.