Popular Italian red wine
Chianti is one of Italy’s best known and popular wines. It’s produced in the heart of the Italian region of Tuscany.
A British special effects artist created a Batman suit that secured him a spot in the Guiness Book of World Records. Painter David Hockney at the Frankfurt Book Fair. And: 300 years of Chianti wine.
Italy's best-loved red wine is turning 300. But the tipple that put Tuscany on the map is struggling with an image problem. Vintners are doing what they can to turn around its reputation as cheap plonk.
Chianti is celebrating its 300th anniversary - and trying to revamp its image. Also: Exploring literary Frankfurt and location-scouting in Cornwall.
Tuscany has many tourist attractions, such as its red wine, Chianti. And Montecatini Terme, Tuscany's largest spa town, offers springs with a different combination of salt and sulfur compounds.
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