A walk across Tuscany
Four great tours will help you to discoverour magnificent territory.
Let’s go to the heart of the most important production areas of two of DOCG wines of Italy, Nobile di Montepulciano and Brunello di Montalcino. The historic cellars of the two countries are open for tours and tastings also other equally precious DOC wines, as Orcia DOC, Rosso di Montepulciano, Rosso di Montalcino and Vin Santo di Montepulciano. You are a discerning palate? Pienza is an unmissable gastronomic stop, because with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, pecorino cheese, Cinta Senese cold cuts, preserves, honey, pasta and meat. The countries, dating back to 1300-1400 d.c. also possess an indescribable historic charm, art and architecture: from 2004 Pienza and Val d’Orcia are in fact part of the cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO.
Walk around the lake
It is at the gates of the Casentino, is a very important territory from a gastronomic point of view cultural. On the way you can enjoy the DOCG Chianti Colli Arezzo, the White Virgin of DOC Valdichiana, Cortona DOC and Vin Santo del Chianti DOC, but also sample culinary excellence known as the Extra Virgin Olive Oil, acquacotta, tortelli Casentino potatoes, salami products with the “Grey” Casentinese, the red potato of Cetica, honey Casentino, up to the delicious cake to the text and to “brustico” Castiglione del Lago. Finally, let yourself be captivated by the unforgettable views Arezzo, where Benigni filmed the Oscar-winning “life is beautiful”, Cortona and the villages surrounding Lake Trasimeno.
Siena and San Gimignano need no introduction. Known throughout the world for historic events such as the Palio and for the architectural and cultural heritage, they have valuable historical monuments such as the Piazza del Campo with Gaia source, the Public Palace with the Torre del Mangia, the Duomo, the Medici Fortress, l ‘ ancient Hospital of Santa Maria della Scala, the churches of San Francesco and San Domenico. Without forgetting Monteriggioni, a jewel on the Siena hills, and the towers of San Gimignano, cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO. In addition, we are in an area full of wines DOC and DOCG (Chianti Colli Senesi, Chianti Classico and Vernaccia di San Gimignano), but also cakes known throughout Italy, typical of Siena: cantucci, Ricciarelli, horses, and gingerbread and gingerbread.
Walk around the hills
A journey to discover beautiful landscapes, that wind winding among the rolling hills of this area in the heart of Tuscany. A land of great wines including Chianti Classico DOCG, Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG, Superiore DOCG Chianti and Vin Santo del Chianti Classico DOC that you can taste in the ancient historic cellars, often located in old castles, such as Radda. Here there is also the best of traditional Tuscan products, including the Cinta Senese, the meats Chianina and game, sausages and recipes based on wild boar and roe deer.