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Montalcino

Montalcino holidays

Located in the province of Siena is the hill based town of Montalcino.  A neighbor to Florence, Pisa, and Siena the location has been in use since the days of the ancient Romans.

Montepulciano, Tuscany

Montepulciano tourism

The walled city of Montepulciano located in Tuscany is a site to see that will stay with you for a lifetime.  It’s legendary fine wines called Vino Nobile, Renaissance architecture, cuisine, art, and people are a spotlight on what’s so great about the Tuscany region.  It’s actually built on sloping limestone and is home to […]

Tuscany wines, vineyard at Chianti

Tuscany wine tasting

Many visitors to this region of Italy are interested in only one kind of art: the art of winemaking. Or, more accurately in the tourist’s case, their interest is wine tasting. But whether for art or hedonism, the wineries around Tuscany are the place to enjoy both.

Wine Tasting in Tuscany

Montalcino is also no slouch in the winemaking department. Tours of the Castello Banfi estate will persuade even the most finicky of wine drinkers of that. Over 7,100 acres provide this winery with ample stock from which to produce outstanding wines. Unlike many of its neighbors, the winery is only 25 years old, so it sports state of the art equipment. But the 11th century castle has been amazing visitors for centuries.