In addition to its ancient “hundred spiers”, many of which still characterize the profile which has been made famous in the world, the beautiful medieval town of San Gimignano which stands out among the hills of Siena, it also has a considerable importance in the tasty world of the typical products of Tuscany.
Among them, a place of absolute first class it is undoubtedly the Vernaccia of San Gimignano, precious “nectar of Bacchus” which has become for its high quality one of the best wines DOCG in Tuscany , earning soon a special museum entirely dedicated
The Museum of Vernaccia of San Gimignano is in fact one of the things absolutely not to be missed for all the admirers of this great “white” that matures between crop rows of the Tuscan hills of San Gimignano, appreciated all over the world.
First of Italian wines to be recognized as early as 1996 under the brand name of Controlled Origin (DOC), the Vernaccia of San Gimignano offers visitors an interesting path of knowledge of its important history of winemaking. In the halls of the fascinating setting of Rocca di Montestaffoli through explanatory panels, photographs and interactive tools, the visitor can take a multi-sensory journey to discover wine Vernaccia, including smells, colors, sounds, and tasting..of course!
The complex of the Museum of Vernaccia di San Gimignano is also the best vantage point to admire the rows of vineyards distributed along the sides of the hills of San Gimignano, as well as a great way to start a food and wine holiday in Tuscany, choosing for your stay a romantic 3star hotel in San Gimignano!
The centrally located Hotel L’Antico Pozzo offers for example also an interesting themed excursion offering its guests the “The walk tour of Vernaccia”, a fascinating journey through the medieval center to discover the area of origin of Vernaccia, including lunch and wine tasting.