In Florence, culinary artisans, bakers, winemakers and chefs are equally revered as masters of their crafts.
Winemakers in California and New Zealand are producing some stunning results, but they lack the sheer vivacity.
Instead, winemakers use a combination of grape varieties to achieve the flavor profile they are looking for.
It's wines reflect the terroir, growing conditions, and skill of winemakers with reputations for being the best in the world at their craft.
Martinelli is one of the Pinot Noir powerhouse winemakers in the Russian River Valley.