Food and wine tourism in San Gimignano is a must. San Gimignano can be defined as a ‘Wine City’ primarily thanks to its famous Vernaccia. Master of Wine Rosemary George, enamored with Tuscany and San Gimignano, describes Vernaccia as a ‘difficult varietal, but one that can express huge flavor nevertheless’. The Vernaccia in San Gimignano is a wine that gets decisively appreciated by the 3 million tourists visiting the City of Towers every year.
The wine route in Tuscany is for sure one of the most interesting stops dedicated to wine-lovers. Visiting the cellars in San Gimignano is a sensorial trip that centers around an authentic medieval treasure and offers the possibility to taste one of the best Tuscan white wines: Vernaccia. The tasting itinerary of the best wines of San Gimignano in the cellars extends from the city center of San Gimignano all the way to the small towns of: Pancole, San Donato, Santa Margherita, Bibbiano. The hotel staff will provide you with all the information and help necessary to organize cellar visits or trips to local wineries.