Articles on BRANCAIA

BRANCAIA has attracted much interest in the national and international press. A small selection of articles is available here. If you are a journalist and require information, please contact Barbara Widmer.

Gambero Rosso
October 2016

On the edition 2017 of the Italian wineguide of Gambero Rosso, Brancaia obtains for the 17th time the "Tre Bicchieri", for the vintage 2013 of Chianti Classico Riserva.



Guida Oro Veronelli 2016
October 2016

Top results in the wineguide Veronelli 2016 for Ilatraia 2012 and Il Blu 2011; three stars to Chianti Classico Riserva 2012 as well.


Falstaff,"Das Blaue Wunder"
February 2015

A vertical tasting of Il Blu: 15 different vintages of our blend of Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, tasted and described  


Gambero Rosso
October 2015

The 2016 edition of "I Vini d'Italia" rewards our Chianti Classico 2013 with the highest ranking ("Tre Bicchieri").



Guida Oro Veronelli 2015
October 2015

Brancaia gets four times the "Three stars" from the 2015 Italian wineguide Veronelli: Chianti Classico and Riserva, Il Blu and Ilatraia.

Basler Zeitung, "Junger Trieb in der historischen Weinwelt" 
November 2015

On the Swiss newspaper, a long article on Brancaia and an interview with Barbara Widmer.


Gentleman, "La Top 100 dei rossi italiani" 
February 2015

Brancaia Chianti Classico Riserva 2011 on the top list of the best Italian red wines by the magazine "Gentleman". 


Robert Parker, "The Wine Advocate" 
October 2014

Robert Parker and its bimonthly publication review Il Blu 2011 with a great 94 score, and Ilatraia 2012 with 93. 

Guida Oro Veronelli 2014
October 2014

Three times - three stars for Brancaia wines on the 2014 edition of the "Guida Oro Veronelli". 


Decanter, "Chianti Classico 2010: top levels" 
August 2014

The English wine magazine reviews the vintage 2010 of the Chianti Classico production area. 


Falstaff 2013
Wine Enthusiast 2013
Gambero Rosso 2013
Icon Magazine BRN 2013
On The Wine Trail Toscany Report Cevola 2013
The Miami Harald US 2013
Weinwelt 2013

AIS Duemillavini 2012
Gambero Rosso 2012
I Vini di Veronelli 2012
Slow wine 2012
Fastaff 2012
Wine Access 2012

AIS Duemilavini 2011
Gambero Rosso 2011
Falstaff Toscana Tasting 2011
Wine Spectator, January 15, 2011
Slow Food - Slow Wine 2011
The Tasting Panel, September 2011

AIS Duemilavini 2010
Gambero Rosso 2010
Falstaff Toscana Tasting 2010
Weinpur 2010
Nebraska Beverage Analyst 2010

Gambero Rosso 2009
Falstaff Toscana 2009
Wine Spectator 2009 TOP 100