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The prestigious Guida Oro I vini di Veronelli honours Borro 2013

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 [...]

The prestigious Guida Oro I vini di Veronelli honours Borro 20132017-11-20T17:47:13+01:00

Put our new organic oil on the table, part of Tuscan tradition

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 [...]

Put our new organic oil on the table, part of Tuscan tradition2017-11-20T18:18:30+01:00

Il Borro Wines at the 26th Merano Wine Festival 2017

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 Wines at the 26th Merano Wine Festival 20172017-11-20T16:02:50+01:00

Our organic wines

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 [...]

Our organic wines2017-10-02T14:49:12+01:00

Borrigiano 2015 awarded 90 points by Wine Spectator

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 [...]

Borrigiano 2015 awarded 90 points by Wine Spectator2017-10-02T12:16:36+01:00

Polissena 2013, awarded 92 points by Wine Spectator

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 [...]

Polissena 2013, awarded 92 points by Wine Spectator2017-10-02T12:14:02+01:00

Petruna 2015, awarded 92 points by Wine Spectator

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 [...]

Petruna 2015, awarded 92 points by Wine Spectator2017-10-02T12:54:45+01:00

Il Borro 2013 awarded 95 points by Robert Parker – Wine Advocate

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 [...]

Il Borro 2013 awarded 95 points by Robert Parker – Wine Advocate2017-07-11T16:30:06+01:00

Alessandro Dal Borro receives 94 points from Robert Parker – Wine Advocate

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 [...]

Alessandro Dal Borro receives 94 points from Robert Parker – Wine Advocate2017-07-11T15:58:59+01:00

Petruna: Tradition meets innovation

Petruna, 100% Sangiovese, is the latest natural wine from Il Borro winery, part of the historic Valdarno di Sopra DOC appellation. A beautifully bodied wine with the perfect balance between tradition and innovation. Petruna looks to the past to master the future, when our Etruscan forefathers made wine in terracotta urns. The amphoras are filled with wine from Sangiovese grapes [...]

Petruna: Tradition meets innovation2017-07-11T15:24:14+01:00