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.
Chianti Classico areaCantina 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 areaPodere di Pomaio
Located in the Arezzo hills, Podere di Pomaio produces high quality organic wines.
The Medici and the Savoy, and now the Ferragamo family, have safeguarded this estate Located in the heart of the Valdarno.
Siena areaCantine 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.
Located in Montepulciano, Cantina Salcheto is an independently powered winery, founded on energy saving and environmental efficiency.
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.
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.
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 CorniaTenuta Rubbia al Colle
Located in the Val di Cornia, Rubbia al Colle is specialized in the production of Rosso Sangiovese.
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.
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 islandFattoria 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 MaremmaCantina ColleMassari
Castello ColleMassari wine estate lies on the slopes of Monte Amiata, 320 metres above sea level, enjoying perfect conditions for growing Sangiovese.
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 areaTenuta di Podernovo
The Tenuta Pordernovo lies along a beautiful hilltop in Terricciola, located in the prestigious and emerging wine territory of the Pisan hills.
Located in the southernmost part of the province of Pisa, it produces wines using organic and biodynamic methods.