James Suckling honors the death of Lucia Bazzocchi Sanjust remembering her pioneering intuitions soon developed with passion by his son Luca. The Galatrona showcases the ideal wine as wanted by the Sanjust family, read the full article from jamessuckling.com (pdf) with tasting reports.
The seventh edition of TWS BIWA, which awards the best Italian wines, contest conceived by Luca Gardini and Andrea Grignaffini, has included Galatrona 2016 among the 50 best Italian wines. GAZZETTA-DELLO-SPORT-TWS-BIWA
Chef Jamie Oliver chose his friend Luca Sanjust’s Villa Petrolo to present to the international press his latest book Viva l’Italia! with a 17-course banquet, just a taste of about 150 recipes published among the easy and laborious, for every day and for the weekend ones.Vanity Fair – 29 08 2018 Jamie Oliver a Petrolo
Galatrona 2015 appointed n°2 wine of the world by James Suckling during the “Great Wines of the World 2017” in Hong Kong. See the list at: https://www.jamessuckling.com/wine-tasting-reports/top-100-wines-2017/?mc_cid=83ebe212e8&mc_eid=31805ffd7f
PETROLO WILL POUR AT GREAT WINES OF ITALY – USA TOUR ED. 2017 BY JAMES SUCKLING Miami – Moore Building – 6 march 2017 New York – IAC Building – 8 march 2017 Beverly Hills – Montage Hotel – 10 march 2017 San Francisco – Presidio at the Golden Gate Club – 11 march
After the success of the event last year, we replicate again an evening presentation of the first 20 years of Galatrona: 21st of February at Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Seta Restaurant. Milan …and a little surprise for our wine lovers, the new Bòggina Bianco.
MENSHEALTH Life Val d’Arno di Sopra: Una Dop Doverosa, di Daniele Cernilli. “…Una Dop autonoma, insomma, che potesse rendere giustizia a una produzione che sul piano della qualità e della tradizione ha pochi rivali in Toscana.” 95/100 BÒGGINA 2013 Val d’Arno di Sopra Sangiovese Vigneto Da uve sangiovese. Matura per 18 mesi in botti di diversa
A great article on Galatrona on Vinous.com, A Tuscan Icon – Petrolo Galatrona: 1998-2012. Ian d’Agata tells the story of Galatrona, from its birth with the collaboration of Giulio Gambelli in 1990 to its evolution as Supertuscan and icon among Tuscan merlot and becoming one of the most prominent wines in the newly born Valdarno di