Sep 29 2020
At the Rocca delle Macìe vineyards heavy winter rains created a good supply of water for the vines, which was used in the very warm spring, when the vegetation began to show signs of life a few days earlier than the average recorded in previous years. However, late frosts are always lying in wait and…
Jun 08 2020
The Relais Riserva di Fizzano in Castellina in Chianti, a medieval hamlet surrounded by magnificent vineyards and olive groves, presents a new gourmet experience: “The name of our Osteria, Passo dopo Passo, (or ‘Step By Step’) which opens on 10th June” explains Sergio Zingarelli, owner of the Rocca delle Macìe estate “sums up the philosophy…
Apr 30 2020
The Tenuta di Fizzano is one of the historical pillars of Rocca delle Macìe, revealing the qualitative style and the philosophy of the company. It is a vineyard, covering just over 35 hectares, within the Riserva di Fizzano, an estate situated in a hilly area of some 65 hectares acquired by the Zingarelli family in…
Apr 06 2020
A cellar with lots of old barrels has itcharm, but do not be fooled by the exterior appearance, because their beauty and care is done inside: Renewal process is an extraordinary practice that at Rocca delle Macìe involves, every year a rotation of 4/5 barrels of medium or large size, from 25 to 100 hectoliters.…
Apr 04 2020
The bees are precious indicators of the state of health of the environment, have always cheered the estates of Rocca delle Macìe up with their presence.
First Italo, and now Sergio, have always supported them with the creation and care of the hives.
Today, there are 50 hives located in our four estates in the…
Mar 14 2019
It’s not common to have a big film producer jump to being a wine producer and excel in both fields. In the case of Italo Zingarelli, the man behind the internationally popular series of Bud Spencer and Terence Hill series of films, he proved his proficiency in the two things that he was most passionate about. In 1973,…
Jan 23 2019
Elegant Reds – 100 TOP VALUE WINES FOR 2018 FROM WINE SPECTATOR
“The key to this category of medium-bodied reds is their capacity to deliver loads of juicy fruit while staying light on their feet. Defined by their finesse and balance, they stay fresh, detailed and lively despite the complexity and depth of their flavors.”
Dec 06 2017
Da thewinereporter.it, 15 novembre 2017, “Rocca delle Macìe Tenuta Sant’Alfonso, an Oscar-worthy performance”, di Umberto Gambino.
From cinema to wine: what an exciting story! In my opinion, very briefly defines the saga of Rocca delle Macìe, the Chianti Classico winery belonging to the Roman family Zingarelli. It’s been more than 40 years (1973) since Italo Zingarelli bought…