Despite an expected 5% drop in production, the quality of the wines produced in Tuscany during 2016 is forecast to be good to excellent. 90% of the grapes grown in the region are used in local DOC (denominazione di orgine controllata, controlled designation of origin) vintages. Given this year’s weather — a rainy spring and a late, hot summer — the grape harvest will start one week later than usual, pushed forward to the end of September. Italy accounts for 20% of the world’s wine exports. To read more in Italian, visit Florence’s La Repubblica news site.
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