More information on Maremma

The Maremma area is located in the south of Tuscany, between the provinces of Livorno and Grosseto. Its unique landscape is characterized by green hills, long beaches with crystal blue waters, woods and flatlands. While here, you will be able to admire Maremma’s unique features while visiting the many wineries present in the territory and enjoying some unique wine tastings.

The wines produced in Maremma have gained international fame recently thanks to their extraordinary quality. During your wine tastings in Maremma, you will explore the ample range of wines produced in the area, which span from white, red, rosé and sparkling, to passito and dessert wines. Maremma boasts seven DOC, one DOCG and two IGT appellations that you will surely encounter during your winery visits.

Which food to taste in Maremma?

While in Maremma, you will have the chance to combine visits to wineries and various tastings of Maremma wines with some scenic hikes and tours of the area’s historical highlights. Your visit, however, wouldn’t be complete without tasting some of Maremma’s traditional dishes, such as Acquacotta, Tortelli Maremmani, Caldaro, Ciaffagnone, boar Alla Maremmana, pappardelle with various meat sauces.

Which wines to taste in Maremma?

During your wine tastings in Maremma, you will be able to taste many traditional vines of the area, as well as some international grape varieties. The local varieties include Sangiovese, Ciliegiolo, Canaiolo Nero, Alicante, Trebbiano Toscano, Malvasia, Ansonica and Vermentino. The most widespread international varieties instead include Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Chardonnay, Sauvignon and Viognier.

Which is the best season to visit Maremma?

The best seasons to enjoy a wine tasting immersed in the stunning landscape of Maremma and organize a tour of its wineries are either spring or autumn. Avoiding the popular summer months, you will be able to enjoy some pleasant temperatures and admire Maremma’s landscape while not crowded with tourists.

What things to do in Maremma?

Between a visit to a winery and a tasting of Maremma wines, we recommend not missing out on some of the area’s most appreciated sites, like the Tarot Garden of Capalbio, the city of Grosseto, Saturnia’s thermal baths, Giglio’s island, Maremma’s Natural Park, the Etruscan villages in Valle del Fiora.