On 23 November, America will celebrate Thanksgiving Day, to give thanks for the harvests and the fruits the earth has given us during the past year. Although it is a typically American holiday, nowadays it is also celebrated in the rest of the world. Stuffed turkey takes pride of place on this special day. Download our chef’s recipe for making [...]
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Every year, Seminario Veronelli, the wine and food culture association publishes its prestigious "Guida Oro I vini di Veronelli", which aims to offer its readers a faithful portrayal of Italy’s best wines. This year the Guide has honoured Il Borro 2013 with the title Super Three Stars 2017. This award is assigned only to wines which have obtained a score [...]
Oil from the Il Borro estate is an organic extra virgin olive oil, part of Tuscan tradition and a ritual accompaniment to our cuisine. Our olive trees grow on the hills surrounding Valdarno, where the composition of the soil is ideal for this type of crop. Manual harvesting aims to keep the olives in the best condition, together with a [...]
From 10 to 14 November 2017, Il Borro was a key player at the 26th Merano Wine Festival, the first Wine Festival in Europa to focus on fine wines and culinary products. Il Borro offered two of the company’s finest wines for tasting, which won The Wine Hunter Award gold medal: Il Borro Toscana IGT 2013 and Petruna Anfora Val [...]
Il Borro has been organic certified since 2015. Running an organic estate means respect for our land, which is why no pesticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers are used at Il Borro. We let nature take its course, safe in the hands of our expert agronomists and winemakers who are always on hand to intervene in the best possible way to [...]
Borrigiano 2015 is the first wine from Il Borro winery under the denomination of "Valdarno di Sopra DOC" and is organically certified. It is the result of years of dedication to research, experimentation, and above all, enthusiasm in creating quality wines. The recognition of 90 points by Wine Spectator is a very important acknowledgment for Il Borro and it’s commitment [...]
The internationally renowned wine and wine culture magazine, Wine Spectator, gives to Polissena 2013 an excellent score. Our 100% Sangiovese wine is the product of our passion and carful varietal selection. Polissena is an act of love, a homage to Tuscany, and to one of its typical grape varieties: Sangiovese. Tasting Note A bright beam of cherry runs through this elegant [...]
Il Borro is pleased to announce the following recognition of Petruna 2015 from Wine Spector, one of the most important wine and wine culture magazines. Petruna Anfora is produced from 100% Sangiovese grapes using only clay amphorae for making and storing the wine. Il Borro is very proud of this score, which reaffirms the hard work that has gone into [...]
Journalist and critic Monica Larner visited Il Borro to taste its wines, including the historic vintages of Il Borro, estate’s flagship wine. The vertical tasting confirmed the quality and attraction of Il Borro IGT Toscana (50% Merlot, 35% Cabernet, 10% Syrah, 5% Petit Verdot), and resulted in the 2013 vintage being rated 95/100. Il Borro is ideal to pair with [...]
Journalist and wine critic Monica Larner visited Il Borro to taste its wines. The results confirm the hard work of our enologist Stefano Chioccioli, with Salvatore Ferragamo, CEO of Il Borro, and of the entire winemaking team at Il Borro. Alessandro dal Borro IGT Toscana (100% Syrah) was awarded 94/100 points for the 2012 vintage and 93/100 for 2011. This [...]