Cinzia Merli, owner and wine maker Le Macchiole
In our interview series Talking Wine with..., we are talking with interesting people from the international world of wine about their love of wine.
How did they become wine lovers? What are their favorite wines? And which producers and appellations should we keep an eye on?
This time we are Talking Wine with Cinzia Merli, owner and wine maker of renowned wine estate in the Bolgheri area of Tuscany; Le Macchiole. Le Macchiole is internationally renowned for their Messorio, a 100% Merlot aged for up to 20 months in barriques and bottled without filtration. Yearly scoring high points, Messorio is definitely one of the top Merlots produced in Italy and maybe even in the whole world of wine.
We spoke with Cinzia about her love for Tuscany and Bolgheri in particular and the best places to get a decent steak!