The Story of Chianti’s Black Rooster

The Chianti region of Tuscany is rightfully famous for its wines, and those who have enjoyed it are probably familiar with the image of the black rooster on the bottle. But do you know the fascinating story behind why the rooster is there? It’s a thrilling tale of two cities—Siena and Florence—and the fierce rivalry that gripped them in the medieval era. Though the rivalry is gone, the excitement and humor of the story is just as fresh as ever—listen for a concise retelling of it.