As summer heats up, our love for red wine can often diminish. Red wines are often considered a heavy winter drink perfect for roast meats and hearty stews, which can be true of some vintages. But summer is an exciting time to enjoy Tuscany’s famed Sangiovese grapes bottled in many surprising guises to tempt everyone’s taste buds and all year round.

Summer time also means local food markets full of plump deep red tomatoes, golden pink ripe peaches and zucchini with their yellow flower still intact; it’s an incredible time to get into the kitchen and produce flavoursome dishes. Below is a suggested four-course meal with summer influences and wine pairings to match. Happy summer indeed! Read the full article here...