Tuscany | Wine
Vitigni-Toscana

Tuscany is 25% mountains, 66% hills and 9% flatlands. It borders with Liguria, Emilia Romagna, Marche, Umbria, Lazio and the Tyrrhenian Sea. It includes the islands of the Tuscan Archipelago, namely Capraia, Pianosa, Elba, Montecristo, Giannutri and Giglio. Vineyards are 60.500 hectares, mostly red-berried grapes. The main vines are: Sangiovese, Sangiovese piccolo Morellino, Canaiolo nero, Trebbbiano toscano, Malvasia bianca lunga, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, Chardonnay, Vermentino, Ansonica.


Toscana

Wines

  • Alta Valle della Greve Igt
  • Ansonica Costa dell’Argentario
  • Barco Reale di Carmignano
  • Bianco dell’Empolese
  • Bianco di Pitigliano
  • Bolgheri
  • Bolgheri Sassicaia
  • Brunello di Montalcino
  • Candia dei Colli Apuani
  • Capalbio
  • Carmignano
  • Chianti
  • Chianti Classico
  • Colli della Toscana Centrale Igt
  • Colli dell’Etruria Centrale
  • Colli di Luni
  • Colline Lucchesi
  • Cortona
  • Costa Toscana Igt
  • Elba
  • Aleatico Passito dell’Elba
  • Grance Senesi
  • Maremma Toscana
  • Montecarlo
  • Montecastelli Igt
  • Montecucco
  • Montecucco Sangiovese
  • Monteregio di Massa Marittima
  • Montescudaio
  • Morellino di Scansano
  • Moscadello di Montalcino
  • Orcia
  • Parrina
  • Pietraviva
  • Pomino
  • Rosso di Montalcino
  • Rosso di Montepulciano
  • San Gimignano
  • San Torpè
  • Sant’Antimo
  • Sovana
  • Suvereto
  • Terratico di Bibbona
  • Terre di Casole
  • Terre di Pisa
  • Toscano o Toscana Igt
  • Val d’Arno di Sopra 
  • Val d’Arbia
  • Val di Cornia
  • Val di Cornia Rosso
  • Val di Magra Igt
  • Valdichiana Toscana
  • Valdinievole
  • Vernaccia di San Gimignano
  • Vin Santo del Chianti
  • Vin Santo del Chianti Classico
  • Vin Santo di Carmignano
  • Vin Santo di Montepulciano
  • Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

The Officine Turistiche‘s activities in Toscana

 Ancient tuscan traditions: Corsignano farm
Let’s run to the vegetable garden to get some fruits and greens and back to the terrace to discover authenticTuscan traditions. This cooking class of about 5 hours takes place on a beautiful terrace with a view on Sienaand on the vineyards of the organic Corsignano farm.
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Cooking Class and Lunch with Local Products
Cooking class products will be almost entirely organic, selected by giving priority to local farming and to theLavacchio farm vegetable patch. The class lasts about 3 hours and it will be taught by the Chefs of the Mulino a Vento restaurant. Participants will learn how to prepare some of the most famous Tuscan dishes, appetizer to dessert from scratch.
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A day to discover farming
The aim of this day is to teach and make known everything possible about organic farming. We we’ll look atvine grafting, how to make olive oil, how to handle wheat and do pottery. At the Lavacchio farm the entireagricultural production, grapes, olives, wheat, and vegetables, is done according to organic farming principles.
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About Author

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Guido Clerici
Guido Clerici | Photographer since 1990, belongs to the Ordine dei Giornalisti (Italy’s Order of Journalists) since 2004. He has published covers, articles and advertisements on major Italian and international magazines (GQ Italy, GQ Germany, GQ Russia, GQ Spain, AD Russia, Traveller Russia, Max, Abitare, Interni), portraying national and international celebrities such as John Malkovich, Casey Stoner, Chef Cracco, Vico Magistretti, Winton Marsalis, Pistorius and many others. He works with companies and architecture and design studios making pictures for brochures, catalogues, and websites. He has been represented by Grazia Neri, Italy’s main photographic agency, and Agenzia LUZphoto of Milan. Beside photography, he works in the food-and-wine and tourism field. Between 2010 and 2012 he earns a Travel Agency Technical Director title, a Sommelier diploma with AIS and a Cheese Taster title with ONAF. Through Officine Turistiche, a website offering environmentally friendly wine-and-food itineraries, he also offers photo shooting, websites design, and event management.