Tuscany boasts some of Italy’s most famous wine appellations: Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti Classico, Nobile di Montepulciano, Montecucco, Morellino di Scansano…
And Tuscany is one of the leading regionst of organic winegrowing. In 1985, the Tenuta San Vito was the first wine-growing estate in Tuscany to switch to organic production.
In 2014 Toscana Wine Architecture was born, a network of 25 wineries noted for their impressive architectural elements and production technologies. These wineries included Cantina Antinori and Fattoria La Massa in the Chianti Classico area; Podere di Pomaio and Il Borro in the Arezzo area; Cantine Dei, Cantina di Montalcino, Cantina Salcheto, Cantina Fonterutoli, Tenuta di Castelgiocondo, Cantina Icaro, Tenuta Santavenere and Badia a Coltibuono in the Siena area; Tenuta Rubbia al Colle, Tenuta Argentiera, Guado al Melo, Cantina Donna Olimpia and Cantina Petra in the Bolgheri and Val di Cornia area; Fattoria delle Ripalte on Elba island; Cantina ColleMassari, Tenuta dell’Ammiraglia, Rocca di Frassinello, Fattoria Le Mortelle and Cantina Pieve Vecchia in the Monte Amiata and Maremma area; and Tenuta di Podernovo and Cantina Caiarossa in the Pisa area.
More information about design, wine and visiting possibilities on Wine and Architecture in Tuscany.
Discover the Tuscan Maremma with our useful Tuscany Travel Guide. We selected 10 Tuscan Wineries built by famous architects such as Mario Botta, Renzo Piano and Tobia Scarpa, a self-guided tour showing you the highlights of contemporary architecture and Tuscan wine making. All 10 wineries have opened their doors for visits and tastings. Podere Santa Pia is the perfect base to discover most of them: Cantina Colle Massari, Cantina L’Ammiraglia Frescobaldi, Cantina Antinori, Cantina Leonardo Da Vinci Montalcino, Rocca di Frassinello, Cantina Icario, Cantina Petra, Le Mortelle Antinori, Cantina Fonterutoli and Cantina Pieve Vecchia.
Wine in Tuscany | Top 10 Tuscan Wineries Built By Famous Architects