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The Museum of Vines and Wine

The history and culture of the wine and grape growing in Val di Sieve

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Viale Duca della Vittoria, 7

The museum is located in the wine cellars of Villa Spalletti di Poggio Reale. It was re-opened in 2000 after renovations to the exhibit space were carried out. The pinacoteca, or main gallery, has a historical and agricultural theme that pays particular attention to the techniques of grape growing and wine making in the area, both past and present. The museum pays tribute to the history and vocation of wine making, underscoring the important link between wine and territory. By showcasing instruments, equipment, photographs, videos and original documents, the museum is like a sort of wine making laboratory or workshop that unites tradition and innovation.

Accessible to the disabled.

Contact (ITA): comune.rufina.fi.it

Famous for producing excellent Chianti
The municipality of Rufina is in the Val di Sieve, in the province of Florence. It is at an altitude of 115m and has a population of 6800 inhabitants. The town is situated in a hilly area famous for producing excellent Chianti. Some sites of interest around the municipality of Rufina are the Villa Budini, Falgano Castle and the churches of Santo Stefano and San Bartolomeo. ...