Stefano Cinelli Colombini
Places, people and history of a myth
224 pp., Ill. color and b / w, 210 x 130 mm, Italian
ISBN 978-88-94949-01-8 € 12.00
Stefano Cinelli Colombini’s book is dedicated to the many characters who have made the history of Brunello and to the 1000 years of Montalcino, to his life, his successes and his catastrophes.
Words, history, memory, anecdotes and curiosities of those who gave life to the greatest wine legend in the world, and historical images from the private archive of Casa Colombini Cinelli to portray a united, vital and creative community, determined to make the world known to the its uniqueness through the king of wines.
The volume is divided into various sections: it starts with THE HISTORY OF MONTALCINO, from its origin to the present day, to continue with the part dedicated to THE PROTAGONISTS: over 33 ‘portraits’ of the architects of the success – past and present – of Brunello . Following the 20 LANDMARK that between town and outside
town create an itinerary of the geographical points that can be visited in which the history of the Brunello family has passed for various reasons.
To further enrich the volume the geographical coordinates and contacts of all the WINERIES and the more complete and updated ‘essential’ BIBLIOGRAPHY dedicated to Montalcino and Brunello