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Recently, VinMaps’ cartographer was given the honor of creating an elegant, one-of-a-kind custom wine map for the award winning winery, Ruffino.

Ruffino’s PR firm, R\WEST, requested a new Tuscany map to use specifically for promoting Ruffino’s Tuscany estates and the Tuscany wine region itself, highlighting areas relevant to specific wines in the promotion.

Rather than using a more abstract/decorative map as they have used in the past, they wanted a “real map” that while still being very attractive, would also show the landscape where the grapes are grown, as well as providing an educational aspect. This smaller, poster-sized map was created for their clientele and is both informative and frame-worthy.

The DOCG(s) that are very important for these wines are Chianti Classico and Brunello di Montalcino so these particular DOCG boundaries were high lighted on the map. Other DOC/Gs were included as well per the focus area, in and around Firenze, Siena, and Montalcino. Tuscany itself has many other DOC/G(s) but the decision was made to keep the map as uncluttered and specific to the promotional area as possible.

Ruffino’s Tuscany estates were also very important to include:
Poggio Casciano, Montemasso, Santedame, Gretole, La Solatia, and Greppone Mazzi.

From the cartographer: “It was a pleasure to work with R\WEST and an honor to create this beautiful map for Ruffino!”

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Each VinMaps® focus is an artistic manifestation of thorough research, development, and design. Our unique premium maps are the perfect blend of science and art, fitting for both education and delight. Each map is a beautiful replication of the splendor and majestic beauty of wine country, in hopes of encouraging further exploration of the wine experience.