"Dama con l'ermellino" (Lady with an ermine) is one of the great pictorial masterpieces of the Genius, symbol of the extraordinary artistic level reached by Leonardo da Vinci during the Renaissence. You can find the same refinement of the artwork also in the Pinot Grigio wine of the same name from the Da Vinci I Capolavori collection: a tribute to the Genius of Leonardo and to his masterpieces.
Everyone has heard of "tannins" at least once, but perhaps not everyone knows what they really are. How can you recognized tannins in a wine? What does tannin taste like? Let's find out together.
Pinot Grigio is a great white wine widespread in the north-east of Italy. Discover history, characteristics and best food matchings of Pinot Grigio.
Syrah is one of the most cultivated and most renowned grape variety in the world. Discover the history, characteristics and food matchings of this well-known international wine.
Polenta is a simple and ancient dish, typical of Northern Italy, but widespread in every Italian region. Its wine pairing depends on the type of side dish. Discover the best wine pairings for this simple and timeless delight.
Brunello di Montalcino is a masterpiece of Italian enology. Discover the history, characteristics and food matchings of this famous red of Italy that Cantine Leonardo da Vinci has included in two collections: Da Vinci I Capolavori and Leonardo da Vinci.
For all cheese lovers, here are some tips to find the perfect matching between cheese and wine.
Wine fermentation is the process that transforms grape must into wine: discover in this article what this natural process consists of.
Discover here how to pair wines with truffles to enhance the taste of this noble mushroom.
Discover in this article the history and characteristics of Pignoletto, the famous sparkling white wine made in Emilia-Romagna.
A dry wine is a wine that has no residual sugar: discover in this article what wines are considered "dry" and how to pair them.
Are you a lover of structured red wines? Find out in this article which are the best full-bodied red wines, their organoleptic characteristics and how to pairing them.
Chianti Riserva is made with riper grapes and undergoes longer periods of aging than non-riserva wines: discover here the distinctive features of this wine.
The wine to be paired with fish can be white, red, rosé and even sparkling: discover in this article the best seasonal combinations.
How to choose a wine to give at Christmas? Here are 3 good tips to avoid getting a wrong bottle.
Anecdotes and curiosities to celebrate one of the greatest geniuses of all time: discover in this article what (perhaps) you didn't know about Leonardo da Vinci.
Find out in this article which are the best food pairings for Chianti wine, both classic or Riserva.
New awards for our wines: S.to Ippolito Toscana Rosso, Brunello Da Vinci I Capolavori and Brunello Leonardo da Vinci. Discover all the awards received.
Meditation wines are bold and complex: find out in this article which are the best and when to choose them.
Do you want to age a precious bottle or to make sure your open red or white wine remain fresh? Find out the best techniques and our experts' tips.
The chestnut season has officially begun: find out in this article which wines to pair with this delicious autumnal fruit.
From the Mona Lisa to The Last Supper, discover in this article the most famous paintings of Leonardo Da Vinci.
Italian dessert wine is typically served with desserts, but not only: discover here all the pairings to try with dessert wines.
Cru is a French wine term that means different things: discover here all the meanings and how a "Cru" can lead to the production of excellent wine.
Rosso di Montalcino is the younger sibling of Brunello di Montalcino: discover here the distinctive features of this red wine.
The Codex Atlanticus is Da Vinci's largest collection of documents and drawings and covers his entire life: discover here the secrets of this historical collection.
Pinot Grigio delle Venezie is among the best known international wines: discover here the distinctive features of this DOC wine.
Probably the most brilliant person on Earth: discover Leonardo's greatest inventions that changed our life.
Are you looking for a perfect white or red wine for an aperitif? Discover in this article the best aperitif wines and how to pair them.
The sulphites prevent oxidation in wine. Find out in this article to what extent they are present in wines, if they have side effects and why.
Immersed in the Tuscan hills, in the city of Vinci Leonardo discovered his passion for viticulture: here is an itinerary to discover the city and its wines.
The wines of Romagna have particular characteristics due to the territory in which they are produced: discover in this article which are the best.
From color to taste, discover in this article what you need to know to taste a wine in the right way.
Sangiovese is a wine of great structure and intensity: discover in this article the history and characteristics of one of the best wines from Romagna.
IGT, DOC and DOCG wines: there are many red wines from Tuscany to know and taste. Discover the best ones in this article.
Soft, intense and persistent, Chianti is a DOCG wine known all over the world. Discover its history, its characteristics and how to taste it properly.
From today it is possible to buy all the wines of the collections inspired by the Genius directly from the online shop. In fact, a new virtual space has been opened where you can access all of the labels of the Cantine Leonardo da Vinci wine collections at any time, and where you can buy one or more bottles quickly and safely with a simple click.
The mention Riserva indicates a fine wine, which has undergone a particular aging and refinement: discover in this article what you need to know.
In Paris, on the occasion of the Winexpo wine event, Cantine Leonardo da Vinci presented a new wine inspired by the Tuscan genius: the Fonte di Rimini, obtained from the Famoso grape variety, an autochthonous white grape happily rediscovered after years of abandonment.
With three events focused on the theme "Leonardo between Medicine, Art and Science", Leonardo da Vinci was celebrated in Argentina with the "IN-GENIO Italiano" program, organized by the Italian Embassy in Buenos Aires in November.
Two of our wines - Sant'Ippolito and Linarius of the Villa da Vinci collection - won the Red Wine Hunter Award at the Merano Wine Festival 2019.
9 prestigious medals for wines inspired by the Genius
The new wine format is here! Leonardo Geniale is smart, fragrant and in the right dose of 187 ml.
The illustrator Gianluca Biscalchin realized a series of illustration dedicated to Leonardo Wine Genius.
In the year of celebrations of the Genius, Leonardo da Vinci S.p.A. presents at the Milan Wine Week "Leonardo Genio del Vino".
For five days - from 25th to 29th September - Villa Necchi Campiglio hosted the story of Leonardo and wine explored through his different souls: the one of wine, with the presentation of the collections of wines inspired by the Genius and produced according to the Metodo Leonardo®
The wines of the Cantine Leonardo da Vinci have won prestigious awards at the latest Mundus Vini award ceremony.
The new wine collections dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci, a timeless genius representing Italy in the world, were presented in Shanghai.
On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the death of the Genius, Cantine Leonardo da Vinci present the exhibition "The World of Leonardo and Wine", from the 26th to the 29th September at Villa Necchi Campiglio.
Designed and realised for the guests of the Villa da Vinci wine resort and for those who like to walk in the nature of this piece of Tuscan countryside, Leonardo's new paths are ideal routes for all types of walkers.
Who was Leonardo da Vinci as a man? The documentary Il vino di Leonardo, directed by Marco Carosi, reveals the more intimate side of Leonardo with an unpublished story: his link with wine and the vineyard.
Leonardo's bond with Romagna was so clear and strong that today one can take an ideal journey in his company to the cities he visited during his Romagna period. A journey from Rimini to Imola, following the suggestions and notes of the Genius and admiring today the architecture that he himself designed and reproduced.
Cooking for Leonardo da Vinci: this is the challenge accepted by the chef Cristina Bowerman who conceived and created an exclusive and unique menu in homage to the Tuscan Genius. "Leonardo was a man open to the world", said the chef from the stage of the Teatro della Misericordia, on April 11th at the Leonardo Genio del Vino event, underlining Leonardo's extraordinary contemporaneity also in terms of gastronomy.
One of the greatest challenges we will have to face in the imminent future is the concept of sustainability, which is declining in many of its varied forms. Seeds & Chips, an international summit dedicated to food and innovation, fits into this context and has chosen as its technical partner Leonardo da Vinci- wines inspired by the greatest innovative Genius of all time.
Exactly 500 years after the passing of the greatest Genius of all time we celebrated his versatility and modernity through the inauguration of two museums in Vinci, where it will be possible live an immersive experience following his trail.
The 11th of April was the day dedicated to Leonardo, the Wine Genius: a full immersion of culture and food, nature and in wine, set in the heart of Vinci, to start a formidable story.
The 15th of April, 1452 Leonardo da Vinci was born in Anchiano, son of a winemakers family, where he immediately breathed nature's and country air. Wine has always been part of his life..
Leonardo da Vinci and wine, a fascinating and still little-known marriage that we will reveal at Vinitaly in Verona from the 7th to the 10th of April.
From the 17th to 19th of March, Düsseldorf hosted Prowein, an important international wine fair that this year reached its 25th edition. Many visitors were struck by the discovery of the profound relationship that Leonardo da Vinci had with nature and wine. A bond that we reveal this year, on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of his death.
Everything starts from Vinci, from the estate of Leonardo and from his
relationship with the vineyards that surround it. Leonardo observes the tendrils that provide him with the ideal idea for the project of the "vite aerea", a primordial machine of flight...
100 exhibitors, 500 labels at the bar, and over 10,000 admissions these
are the numbers of the consolidated event of "The Best Italian Wines" organized by Luca Maroni in Rome...
Matching a work of art to an enological denomination and vice versa: a virtuous combination of art and viticulture. This is the collection I Masterpieces of Cantine Leonardo da Vinci that wants to celebrate the most famous works of art by Leonardo da Vinci...
2019 is the year of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo's death: in Vinci and throughout Italy there will be exhibitions, conferences, events, books, films and documentaries to celebrate the Genius of the Renaissance. Everyone can therefore meet "his" Leonardo and discover one of the many sides of the artist, scientist, inventor best known and loved in the world ...
The Leonardo discovered in the pages of the volume Leonardo da Vinci e il vino is unedited and original. Luca Maroni investigates the human and agricultural side of the genius from Vinci, so much so as to define him as a winemaker.
The convention for the expansion of the museum circuit of the city of Vinci arises in the context of the celebrations of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo's death, with the aim of honoring and making known his work in the territories to which it owes its origins.