Tuscany Vineyards you must visit in the Chianti Area

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Tuscany Vineyards you must visit in the Chianti Area

No journey through Tuscany is complete without a visit to a winery. At Salogi Villas we are experts of Tuscany and this month we have decided to share with you some of the most loved wineries in the region. With stunning views, amazing wine and peaceful surroundings, Tuscany Vineyards are a must to visit.

Food, naturally, is a big part of the wine tasting culture here, so expect to do some first-hand research on Tuscan wine and food pairings.

Below you will find a shortlist (there are too many to list them all) of the best vineyards to visit in Tuscany according to our team. Our team is always happy to support you with your day trip planning if you are looking for something specific, do not hesitate to contact us (info@salogi.com)
Antinori, Chianti Classico Vineyard

Antinori , Chianti Classico : best vineyard for a day trip

The Antinori family has produced wine since 1385, the family owns various vineries in Europe and the USA and produces famous wines such as Tignanello and Solaia considered among the best in the world.

In 2013 Antinori opened a new winery in the Bargino area, south Florence, designed by leading Italian architect Marco Casamonti. It is a 40 minute drive from Florence and approximately one hour from Lucca.

The estate organises various wine tours and wine tasting both in English and Italian - we highly suggest booking in advance for the English tour. Furthermore, there is a fantastic restaurant - only opened for lunch - overlooking the vineyards called Rinuccio 1180.

Close by Salogi Villas to rent:
Le Porciglia
Ricavoli

Castello di Ama: Art and Wine

Ama, located in the commune of Gaiole in Chianti, in the province of Siena, is a tiny hamlet perched on a rise at some 500 metres’ elevation, in an enchanted landscape that conjures up the frescoes of Benozzo Gozzoli.

Castello Di Ama was founded in the 1970s by a group of families who had fallen under the spell of this magical spot. About 75 hectares under vine, around the village of Ama. The vineyards lie between 420 and 527 metres above sea level and extend across four valleys referred to by their traditional names of Bellavista, San Lorenzo, La Casuccia and Montebuoni.

Castello di Ama doesn't only produce great wines, it also began an art project in 1999 in collaboration with Lorenzo Fiaschi and Galleria Continua. On average, one commission has been added every year.

Close by Salogi’s villas:
Campassole
La Maccinaia
Castello di Volpaia Winery

Castello di Volpaia : best vineyard to stay in Chianti

Castello di Volpaia is a wonderful hamlet that since 1172 has been involved in wine-growing and olive-growing. Today it is producing one of the most renowned Chianti Classico. In 2018, the 2015 Riserva wine was ranked by Wine Spectator the third best wine of the world!
Among the beautiful narrow streets of the village, guests can buy bread at the local bakery, relax at the bars, taste the outstanding wines at the local cantina, enjoy a gourmet meal at the Osteria, acclaimed by many gourmet guides, or the local cuisine at one of the more simple restaurants.
The staff of the estate will be happy to assist you with cooking services, cooking classes or support you in the booking of wine tours and restaurants.

Salogi Villas manages two beloved properties on the Volpaia Estate: Casavecchia and Pozza di Volpaia While staying at these country houses, guests can arrange a complimentary wine tour or take a half-day cooking class with the state owner.

Book now your stay at this stunning estate
Pozza di Volpaia
Casavecchia
Fonterutoli Chianti Vineyard

Fonterutoli: Time stopped here, maintaining the charm of the Middle Ages

The hamlet of Fonterutoli, an old bastion of Florence only a few kilometers from Castellina in Chianti, is blessed with an extraordinary view of Siena, which is so close that it is possible to discern the Torre del Mangia and the outline of the Duomo.
The centuries-old ownership of Marchesi Mazzei has preserved the handful of houses, the church of San Miniato, and the villa erected at the end of the 1500's in place of the citadel, more or less unchanged. Time stopped here, maintaining the charm of the Middle Ages.
There are various wine tours offered and an Osteria open both at lunch and dinner. Furthermore they also offer the possibility of undertaking cooking classes.

Book your stay close by this wonderful estate:
La Corte Di Campalli
Castello di Banfi Vineyard Montalcino

Castello Banfi: Fairytale Castle close by Montalcino. Great restaurants.

Set in the Montalcino area, this ancient stone hamlet rose in the 1700s and Banfi was founded in 1978 by the will of the Italian-American brothers John and Harry Mariani. From the beginning, the two brothers provided a large-scale project, integrating production of quality wine with a modern winery, prioritizing the upkeep of high quality wines.
This is a fairytale castle found in many lists of “ vineyards for weddings “ in Tuscany. The is a relaxed lunch restaurant for lunch and a Michelin star restaurant for dinner, great for meat lovers.

Where to stay close by:
Lavacchio
Villa Lorian
Fontanelle

Browse our villas that have Vineyards right on the doorstep! - Wine tasting can be arranged by our Salogi Villas experts too.

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