Bolgheri Wine Tour
Visit Bolgheri and its vineyards, taste outstanding wines.
Sassicaia was released on the market in 1971 (vintage 1968) for the first time. It was the beginning of a revolution in Bolgheri. Cabernet Sauvignon was planted in place of Sangiovese and wine making process from Bordeaux was replicated to produce a style of wines absolutely new for Tuscany.
There are more than 50 wineries now producing fine wines in Bolgheri and Bolgheri is a new DOC of Italy (Denomination of controlled origin). Most of the wines are red and made with a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Syrah … some whites and rosés complete the range.