The legend of Gallo Nero

Chianti Classico Wine Sign Tuscany 300x265 The legend of Gallo NeroChianti  is one of the most drank and appreciated wine all over the world. In its various denominations is produced throughout the central area of Tuscany. Its composition varies according to the specific discipline, but must always contain a minimum of 70% Sangiovese grapes, the true native grape of Chianti which has built its history of excellence. Among the various production areas, one in particular stands out for its charm and importance: the actual geographical area of Chianti, where they produce the Chianti Classico , also called  “Gallo Nero” for the animal that dominates the center of the emblem. Continue reading

Il ciclismo delle classiche italiane riparte dalle Strade Bianche di San Gimignano

Strade Bianche 300x199 Il ciclismo delle classiche italiane riparte dalle Strade Bianche di San GimignanoCon due settimane di anticipo rispetto alla Milano-Sanremo, prima delle cinque “corse monumento” del ciclismo mondiale, il calendario delle classiche italiane è ripartito dalle Strade Bianche di San Gimignano, onorando una volta di più la grande tradizione ciclistica toscana. Continue reading

San Gimignano is increasingly greener

logo biodistretto San Gimignano is increasingly greener Expression of a territory that keeps great tradition and a passion for enogastronomy with typical and genuine, in a concentration of quality that shines for numerous awards DOP – such like Vernaccia, Saffron,  Marzolino cheese.
The municipality of San Gimignano is increasingly greener and winking towards the environment and the organic, already among the core components of its great tourist appeal that make it a favorite destination for  holidays in nature and food & wine vacations in Tuscany
With the new year, the territory of the town of Siena – already UNESCO World Heritage Site for its ancient medieval village – adds an additional “quality certification” to their typical implicitly conferred by the new constitution of Biodistretto San Gimignano. Continue reading