About Badia a Coltibuono
Dating back to 1051, Badia a Coltibuono is one of the oldest wineries in Italy. Nestled in the verdant heart of Tuscany’s Chianti Classico region, its name translates as the 'Abbey of the Good Harvest,' a fitting moniker reflecting the bounty of the surrounding vineyards.
The historic property was once a medieval monastery, owned by the Vallombrosan order of monks. In the 19th Century it was purchased by the Stucchi Prinetti family, who transformed it into the prominent winery that it is today.
Badia a Coltibuono is famed for producing some of Italy's finest organic wine from traditional grape varieties, including Sangiovese, Canaiolo Nero, and Trebbiano Toscano. Each bottle offers a seamless blend of the rich culture and exquisite flavours that characterise the region. Their commitment to organic farming and biodiversity has positioned them at the forefront of sustainable viniculture, ensuring a harmony with the environment that ensures superior quality in every glass.
Visitors to the winery can embrace the full experience with vineyard tours, tasting sessions, and cooking classes. There are also a selection of boutique bedrooms and apartments for overnight stays, each exuding rustic charm and offering spectacular Tuscan views. The restaurant, offering locally-sourced traditional Tuscan cuisine, is noticeably a highlight, with diners treated to the perfect pairing of delectable dishes and Coltibuono’s own fine wine’s.
Art and history lovers will find plenty to admire, from the ancient frescoes in the Romanesque abbey, to the 'Alla Coltibuono' exhibition, chronicling the rich heritage of this esteemed winery.
Badia a Coltibuono is more than just a winery it is an embodiment of Tuscan heritage, it is an expression of the region's unique terroir, and a testament to the undying Italian passion for great food and even better wine. Pay a visit and succumb to the tractor beam pull of this Tuscan treasure.
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