Maremma and its red wines
It’s not rare for parts of Italy to be distorted in shape and substance by arbitrary, administrative borders, dividing the integral and blurring the distinct. This has happened in the Romagna, the Garfagnana and the Lunigiana, to name but a few. And the same fate has befallen the Maremma, which follows the southern Tuscan coast down to Lazio, at the gates of Civitavecchia.
Maremma is a land apart, compared to the Tuscany of the Crete Senesi, the Chianti area, or touristy Florence. In that sense, it’s a bit ...