Tuscany is a leading destination in Italy for wine tourism. In 2014 was born Toscana Wine Architecture, a network of 25 wineries noted for their impressive architectural elements and production technologies. All 25 have opened their doors for visits and tastings. So, check this list and plan your next wine tour.
Tuscan "wine-temples":Chianti Classico area Cantina Antinori The wine cellar appears like a deep incision in the hill, hidden among olive trees, vineyards and woodland. Although this modern winery has only been opened since a few years, the Antinori family produces wine in the Chianti Classico area since 1385. Fattoria La Massa La Massa is located in Panzano in Chianti, a few kilometres south of Florence, in the area known as the “Golden Valley” of Panzano. Arezzo area Podere di Pomaio Located in the Arezzo hills, Podere di Pomaio produces high quality organic wines. Il Borro The Medici and the Savoy, and now the Ferragamo family, have safeguarded this estate Located in the heart of the Valdarno. Siena area Cantine Dei At one with the Montepulciano countryside, Cantine Dei make Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Cantina di Montalcino About 35km from Siena, you find Cantina di Montalcino, a Brunello specialist. Cantina Salcheto Located in Montepulciano, Cantina Salcheto is an independently powered winery, founded on energy saving and environmental efficiency. Cantina Fonterutoli Belonging to the Mazzei family since 1435, Castello di Fonterutoli makes high-quality Chianti Classico among Siena's hills and vineyards. Tenuta di Castelgiocondo Belonging to the Frescobaldi family since 1985, Tenuta di Castelgiocondo distinguishes itself with its majestic building and Brunello. Cantina Icaro Situated in the hills surrounding Montepulciano, near Podere Fucile. The winery is an estate that has been rebuilt according to old Tuscan architecture using local stone. Tenuta Santavenere Along the road that runs from Montepulciano to Pienza, it produces great Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Badia a Coltibuono Founded by Vallombrosan monks, Badia a Coltibuono produces DOCG and IGT wines in the Chianti Classico area. The design takes its inspiration from classical Italian architecture, albeit with a contemporary vision. Bolgheri and Val di Cornia Tenuta Rubbia al Colle Located in the Val di Cornia, Rubbia al Colle is specialized in the production of Rosso Sangiovese. Tenuta Argentiera Situated along the lovely Etruscan Coast, Tenuta Argentiera produces great DOC Bolgheri wine. Guado al Melo The Guado al Melo winery is situated among the Bolgheri hills and produces the finest Bolgheri DOC. Cantina Donna Olimpia In the heart of Bolgheri the Donna Olimpia 1898 estate, which once belonged to Gherardo della Gherardesca, boasts a modern and environmentally-friendly winery. Cantina Petra Petra stands out from afar with its central cylinder (typical of Mario Botta’s work), sectioned obliquely to follow the shape of the hill. Elba island Fattoria delle Ripalte Located at the southernmost point of Elba Island, in the heart of the Tuscan Archipelago, this modern winery produces Alleatico dell’Elba. Monte Amiata and Maremma Cantina ColleMassari Castello ColleMassari wine estate lies on the slopes of Monte Amiata, 320 metres above sea level, enjoying perfect conditions for growing Sangiovese. Tenuta dell’Ammiraglia Owned by the Frescobaldi family, Tenuta L’ammiraglia is located in Magliano, in the heart of the Maremma. Rocca di Frassinello Designed by Renzo Piano, most of the perimeter was created for the manual selection of the grapes during the harvest season and its large windows welcome guests into an essential shopping area that aims to highlight the surrounding landscape. Fattoria Le Mortelle Fattoria Le Mortelle sits on the top of a small hill that overlooks the estate in the Maremma area, near Castiglione della Pescaia. It was built using natural materials, harnessing the heat regulation of the rock deep down in the ground. Cantina Pieve Vecchia Situated in some of the loveliest scenery in the Maremma, nestled between Monte Amiata and the Montecucco DOC winemaking zone. Pisa area Tenuta di Podernovo The Tenuta Pordernovo lies along a beautiful hilltop in Terricciola, located in the prestigious and emerging wine territory of the Pisan hills. Cantina Caiarossa Located in the southernmost part of the province of Pisa, it produces wines using organic and biodynamic methods.
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