The Hills of Chianti: The Story of a Tuscan Winemaking Family, in Seven Bottles

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"Not every company can trace its origins back 600 years, so it's probably telling that, according to one list of the world's oldest family businesses, three of the top 10 are winemakers..."The Hills of Chianti" is as much about business as family, tracking the Antinori expansion in Italy and beyond as the company seeks to make better wines, and more of them...Antinori is refreshingly honest..." -"The New York Times""Delectable...Whether Antinori is explaining the wine crisis of the 1960s or defining the Tuscan way of doing things or how his family roots infused him with a love of travel, the result is a pleasure. Oenophiles and those just curious for a bit more information will appreciate the technical notes about each of the seven bottles. A delightful celebration of an extraordinary Italian family's enduring love affair with wine." -"Kirkus Reviews" "There is no more evocative book to read on the ride through Tuscan wine country than" The Hills of Chianti." -Book Trib " "The long-term vision is what Antinori tries to explain in the book. He tells the story of how his company had to separate from a beverages industry partner, because the latter was too worried about the quarterly bottom line. Very gradually and carefully, Antinori grew his company by making great wines, and by expanding to make more of them. The story is well told in the book. If you care about wine, the story behind the creation of Tignanello or Solaia is well worth learning. And though the business now extends across the globe, that sense of family roots in Tuscany, in a certain aesthetic, in specific values that link it to its birthplace, is perhaps the best thing that the book communicates." -"New York Journal of Books" "The author's well-founded experience in expanding the global market for Italian wines, as well as his genuine passion for his work and deep knowledge of the Italian terroir, informs this useful perspective for entrepreneurial readers." "-Publishers Weekly" "Anyone who loves Italian wines will enjoy spending some hours with this immensely intelligent and thoughtful Tuscan winemaker." -"Los Angeles Times" "Late in the evening, Sangiovese teasing your palate, do you ever wonder how grape farming and winemaking emerged from a lineage of humble agriculture to become the modern, ultraprestigious craft of fine wine, an industry aligned with the likes of Louis Vuitton, Hermes, and Maserati? Here is the story of Tuscany's noble Antinori family, winemakers since 1385, written by the most innovative Antinori of all. This is also the story of Tignanello, Solaia, Villa Antinori, Cervaro Della Sala, and three other iconic wines that helped the family bottle up their legacy." -"Foreword Magazine" 'The nettlesome question about wine is: Does it make for good reading? For a subject reflexively associated with art and romance and la dolce vita, it tends to inspire god-awful prose: mawkish evocations of landscape, endless anthropomorphizing of the product itself (noble, hedonistic, mysterious, muscular, vivacious)...A reader of Mr. Antinori's memoir, "The Hills of Chianti."..consider that Mr. Antinori happens to be working with exceptional material. More than anyone else, it was the 76-year-old godfather of Chianti Classico who first convinced the mass market that Italian wine did not have to taste like the dreck that came out of jugs and straw-covered bottles. Mr. Antinori also introduced the first blended red wines known as Super-Tuscans to a rapturous world of critics, collectors and conspicuous consumers." -"Wall Street Journal" ..".charming memoir...at its heart is the passion, tradition, love of craft and connection to the land..." -"Bask" "Provides insight into Italian culture and heritage through the eyes of the Antinori family. It's a good read for anyone who loves Italian wine and the Italian lifestyle."" -Wine Spectator" "Unlike other fame-seeking wine entrepreneurs, the Antinori family did not have to buy history. It has been making wine for more than 600 years: According to one ranking, the Antinori family business is the 10th oldest in the world. There is a disarming frankness to "The Hills of Chianti," not to mention a welcome absence of authorial bluster...much that is novel and fascinating about the Antinori tale...If the answer isn't clear, one nonetheless senses that the passion is real--and that it grows on vines but not on trees." --Mr. Draper is a contributing writer to "the New York Times Magazine" and "National Geographic"

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"Delectable...Whether Antinori is explaining the wine crisis of the 1960s or defining the Tuscan way of doing things or how his family roots infused him with a love of travel, the result is a pleasure. Oenophiles and those just curious for a bit more information will appreciate the technical notes about each of the seven bottles. A delightful celebration of an extraordinary Italian family's enduring love affair with wine." -"Kirkus Reviews" "There is no more evocative book to read on the ride through Tuscan wine country than" The Hills of Chianti." -Book Trib " "The long-term vision is what Antinori tries to explain in the book. He tells the story of how his company had to separate from a beverages industry partner, because the latter was too worried about the quarterly bottom line. Very gradually and carefully, Antinori grew his company by making great wines, and by expanding to make more of them. The story is well told in the book. If you care about wine, the story behind the creation of Tignanello or Solaia is well worth learning. And though the business now extends across the globe, that sense of family roots in Tuscany, in a certain aesthetic, in specific values that link it to its birthplace, is perhaps the best thing that the book communicates." -"New York Journal of Books" "The author's well-founded experience in expanding the global market for Italian wines, as well as his genuine passion for his work and deep knowledge of the Italian terroir, informs this useful perspective for entrepreneurial readers." "-Publishers Weekly" "Anyone who loves Italian wines will enjoy spending some hours with this immensely intelligent and thoughtful Tuscan winemaker." -"Los Angeles Times" "Late in the evening, Sangiovese teasing your palate, do you ever wonder how grape farming and winemaking emerged from a lineage of humble agriculture to become the modern, ultraprestigious craft of fine wine, an industry aligned with the likes of Louis Vuitton, Hermes, and Maserati? Here is the story of Tuscany's noble Antinori family, winemakers since 1385, written by the most innovative Antinori of all. This is also the story of Tignanello, Solaia, Villa Antinori, Cervaro Della Sala, and three other iconic wines that helped the family bottle up their legacy." -"Foreword Magazine" 'The nettlesome question about wine is: Does it make for good reading? For a subject reflexively associated with art and romance and la dolce vita, it tends to inspire god-awful prose: mawkish evocations of landscape, endless anthropomorphizing of the product itself (noble, hedonistic, mysterious, muscular, vivacious)...A reader of Mr. Antinori's memoir, "The Hills of Chianti."..consider that Mr. Antinori happens to be working with exceptional material. More than anyone else, it was the 76-year-old godfather of Chianti Classico who first convinced the mass market that Italian wine did not have to taste like the dreck that came out of jugs and straw-covered bottles. Mr. Antinori also introduced the first blended red wines known as Super-Tuscans to a rapturous world of critics, collectors and conspicuous consumers." -"Wall Street Journal" "Unlike other fame-seeking wine entrepreneurs, the Antinori family did not have to buy history. It has been making wine for more than 600 years: According to one ranking, the Antinori family business is the 10th oldest in the world. There is a disarming frankness to "The Hills of Chianti," not to mention a welcome absence of authorial bluster...much that is novel and fascinating about the Antinori tale...If the answer isn't clear, one nonetheless senses that the passion is real--and that it grows on vines but not on trees." --Mr. Draper is a contributing writer to "the New York Times Magazine" and "National Geographic"

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