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Relais Santa Chiara - San Gimignano
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Wine Tastings in San Gimignano

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 to Visit San Gimignano’s Wine Cellars

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.