Vernaccia di San Gimignano – pale yellow, dry, slightly bitter and made with the namesake varietal – is our white wine par excellence. Sipping on a glass of Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG, a bright, fruity and ruby-coloured red, San Gimignano rosso DOC and Toscano IGT, brings to mind the flavours and aromas of our countryside and wineries. San Gimignano Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, thanks to the technique used to refine the olives, is today one of the essential elements in traditional Tuscan cuisine, whose flavours are one-of-a-kind.
Saffron is an incredibly sought-after precious spice with medicinal properties. For this reason, its production was reintroduced to the San Gimignano area and is only sold in strands, its origins guaranteed. It is produced with natural techniques following an ancient drying process done over the fire. Other local products include delicious cold cuts, like ham, sausage made from wild boar or “magrone” (a cross between pig and wild boar), finocchiona and mortito, a traditional salami with hints of myrtle made according to historic tradition.