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WINE - OIL & THE SURROUNDINGS

OIL & SURROUNDINGS
Fascinating itineraries to discover the Tuscan olive oil.

The territory of Pergine Valdarno hosts the "Via dell'Olio" a fascinating itinerary to discover one of the most famous product of Tuscany: the olive oil.

The route starts from the Castle of Montozzi, through the forest and its typical settlements of farms and houses, reaches Pieve a Presciano, crosses the old spinning mill, passes the beautiful forest of Montelucci, runs to Pergine Valdarno and Poggio Bagnoli, and goes back to Montozzi, where the ring closes. Several paths start from here and connects the “Oil route' with the surroundings. A beautiful journey of about 10 km to discover the Italian culture and local tradition, the historical heritage, the architecture, archaeological sites and many traditional places to taste the local delicacies and flavours.

WINE & SURROUNDINGS
Tuscany and the Chianti region, the ancient art of making wine.

The Wine Routes are paths, crossing the territory of the most known wine producers, characterized by important cultural, historical and natural attractions, where tourists can visit wineries and vineyards, medieval villages and unspoilt landscapes of rare beauty. In Tuscany there are 14 wine routes.

The Wine Road “Terre di Arezzo' is one of the most known wine route in Tuscany and crosses the different wine-growing areas, like Valdichiana DOC, Cortona DOC, Chianti DOCG, Chianti Colli Arezzo DOCG, Colli Etruria Centrale DOC and Vin Santo Chianti D.O.C.

Along the 200 km way, through the Tuscan countryside with vineyards, olive groves, chestnut trees and forests, you can visit medieval settlements such as Arezzo, Cortona, Bucine, Cavriglia, Monte Savino, Marciano and Castiglione Fiorentino, artistic and archaeological sites like S. Giovanni Valdarno, birthplace of Masaccio, Montevarchi and Cavriglia, with the Fineschi Rose Garden (over 8.500 varieties of roses) and the natural park. It is worth to see the Tower of Galatrona, Bucine, Montozzi and Civitella, discover the Ambra valley with the Cennina Castle and the ancient Abbey of Badia a Ruoti, Montebenichi, with the Stendardi Palace of the XVI century and the marvellous square, with the restored aragonese- style castle.
Continuing on the main, in direction
of Monte San Savino, you'll find the Castle of Gargonza, Lucignano and the Valdichiana, the Temple of Ammannati and Cortona, with the Etruscan Academy Museum. You can have a stop in Castiglione Fiorentino, with its beautiful Piazza del Sangallo, and in Arezzo to see the paintings of Piero della Francesca, the museum of Giorgio Vasari and Andrea della Robbia.
The road of the seven bridges, “la Sette Ponti' leads to the fortified village “Il Borro', to Loro Ciuffenna and to the national monument “the Church of Gropina'. Along the way, maybe you'll taste delicious wines and local products, meeting the typical Tuscan hospitality and traditions.

PIETRAVIVA DOC WINES

The wines of the Doc Pietraviva are produced in the Arezzo region, in the municipalities of Bucine, Cavriglia, Civitella in Valdichiana, Montevarchi and Pergine Valdarno. This area is one of the most important historical grape growing areas of Tuscany.

The wines of this are the following:

  • PIETRAVIVA ROSSO

  • PIETRAVIVA BIANCO

  • PIETRAVIVA ROSATO

  • PIETRAVIVA ROSSO SUPERIORE

  • PIETRAVIVA BIANCO SUPERIORE

  • PIETRAVIVA MERLOT

  • PIETRAVIVA SANGIOVESE

  • PIETRAVIVA CILIEGIOLO

  • PIETRAVIVA CANAIOLO

  • PIETRAVIVA CABERNET SAUVIGNON

  • PIETRAVIVA CHARDONNAY

  • PIETRAVIVA MALVASIA BIANCA

On request, we can arrange wine tours with tasting of local wines.