Excellent wines are born on the Tuscan terrain. They are the fruit of the generosity of the area's natural surroundings. Viticulture, grapes and wine have been an integral part of
Tuscan civilisation for almost three millennia, since the ever mysterious
Etruscans moved into the territory and settled. They had a culture in which wine and food played a central role.
For the ancient Romans, just like for the Greeks before them, grapes and olives were not only essential elements of their alimentation, they were also sacred plants, and they gave the best results from the poorest soils.
In Tuscany, according to Leonardo da Vinci, men are born happier than anywhere else: …"and I think that much happiness is reserved to men who are born where good wines are
A lot of "food and wine
tourism" has developed in the past years, since a wine tasting visit has become a popular excursion for many people who love good wines and who are connoisseurs in such a way as to be sure to have an adequate supply of bottles of their own preferred producers on
We offer you itineraries all along the "STRADA DEL
VINO" (WINE ROAD), itineraries for the senses and for the
Tuscany is one of the regions in Italy with most vineyards. They are spread out over most of the
region, of the climate, of the skill and imagination of man.