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San Gimignano is a small walled medieval hill town in the province of Siena, Tuscany, north-central Italy. Known also as the "Town of Fine Towers", San Gimignano is famous for its medieval architecture and its white wine: Vernaccia.

A wine tasting in San Gimignano, as mentioned, will involve a taste of Vernaccia paired, very often, with light foods, which are combined with its dry and harmonious flavor. There are dozens of wineries in San Gimignano that produce the famous Vernaccia and in many of them it is possible to book a wine tasting.

Which food to taste in San Gimignano?

Not infrequently, during a wine tasting in San Gimignano, It is possible to combine a lunch or a dinner within the winery. You would have the occasion to taste some "Pici" (tuscan handmade pasta) with "Ragù" (a meat-based sauce that is commonly served with pasta).

Which wines to taste in San Gimignano?

Tuscany is famous in the world especially for its red wines, but a white wine in particular is an exception: the San Gimignano's Vernaccia. Vernaccia, the protagonist of every wine tasting in San Gimignano, is a white wine with a straw yellow color and a delicate aroma. It is interesting to know that it is one of the few white wines to be produced also in the Riserva type, due to its capacity to preserve itself to the aging.

Which is the best season to visit San Gimignano?

To visit San Gimignano's wineries is possible in almost all periods of the year, especially between April and October.

What things to do in San Gimignano?

Not infrequently, during a wine tasting in San Gimignano, It is possible to combine a lunch or a dinner within the winery, as well as related experiences such as Yoga, truffle hunting, or a tour on horseback among the vineyards in San Gimignano.