Bed and Breakfast: towers and hills of the old wine to taste.
The Wine Road Association Vernaccia di San Gimignano, aggregating about seventy workers in agriculture and tourism San Gimignano: wineries, farms, restaurants, wine shops, and more. It aims to promote the typical products of the territory all'enoturista offering the opportunity to discover the tastes, flavors, traditional manufacturing processes. Drive along the Wine Road is an experience aimed at those seeking a direct relationship with the natural environment and agriculture in particular: you know our producers, to be welcomed into our facilities and sample the local products. Tradition, passion and professionalism are the values that motivate us. Yet linked to a centuries-old farming culture, which was renewed in the techniques and means of production, we operate in an area of rare beauty, where ... the landscape is art.
Typical products - wine Vernaccia di San Gimignano, straw, alcohol, dry, slightly bitter, produced from grapes of the vine is our white for excellence. Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG wine, ruby red, bright and fruity, with other local red wines, the red San Gimignano DOC and IGT, the taste you back to the flavors and aromas of our country and our cellars. Extra Virgin Olive Oil in San Gimignano, which thanks to the refinement of techniques, is today an essential component of traditional cuisine and in particular of our Tuscan dishes, which are unique in their flavors.
From Florence to Siena, on the roads of wine
From Florence , choosing to stay in the area provincial camping , you may develop a journey that leads us on a day in the land of the great Tuscan wines , making us discover unforgettable corners of this fascinating part of the earth . The path moves from Florence to Siena through the Chianti .
Chianti is a vast geographical area whose boundaries are represented as follows: on the north by the river Ombrone , to the south by the Arno , to the east by the Chianti Mountains , west of the Elsa valley . The charm of this area is right in the perfect balance between the soft slopes of the conformation and the various shades of color of the thick woods, populated by ancient parish churches, castles, mansions and large farms, where today the tradition is combined in a fruitful way with the most modern principles of organization and production .
Its cornerstone is the Chiantigiana , which, starting from Greve in Chianti crosses the whole area . The territory of the Chianti Classico region includes the towns of Greve , Radda, Castellina and Gaiole in Chianti and the municipalities of Castelnuovo Berardenga, Barberino Val d'Elsa, San Casciano Val di Pesa , Poggibonsi and Barberino .
In the land of Chianti Classico, in those seventy km that separate Siena from Florence every day someone tells a story of work that makes Chianti famous all over the world wine production . A trip to these parts is not possible without a visit to the cellars and the shopping outlets where you can buy local products, including Vino Chianti Classico DOCG which boasts the Black Rooster symbol since 1924.
Of great value also the production of extra virgin olive oil as well as valuable is the Vin Santo . Chianti Classico is in fact an area of strong culinary traditions that have incorporated the culture of country cooking , the nobility of Chianina beef and the great variety of pork , Cinta Senese and wild boar . It has recently resumed the cultivation of saffron .