Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Sangiovese Wine Varietal Definition

Sangiovese grapevine in the Chianti wine region of Tuscany

Red variety that is the dominant grape in Italy's Tuscany region. It is being replanted in California and elsewhere. The revival is experiencing a bit of a renaissance. Sangiovese literally means "Blood of Jupiter," derived from the Latin Sanguis Iovis.

See our Top Sangiovese reviews
Learn about other varietals

wine.com

 
(Updated: 11/19/12 JLD)

Craft breweries are a trend on the rise, with thousands opening worldwide. To help, we've compiled a list of our ten favorite brews you need to try.

Whether straight up or mixed into an Admiral Schley Punch, share a cheers to the American spirit by trying one of our top ten bourbons.