Wine on the Farmyard in Montespertoli

Montespertoli surroundings
Montespertoli surroundings

Montespertoli surroundings

Started few days ago “Veglie nell’Aie di Montespertoli” a nice event to discover the farms around Montespertoli.

Every week a farm producing wine offers a snack and a glass of wine directly in the farmyard, or “aia” as we say in Italian. All the farms or agriturismo are located in the surroundings of Montespertoli and produce Chianti wine that get the guarantee of origin of Chianti Montespertoli or Chianti Colli Fiorentini. You can have a glass of wine for 1,50€ and “merenda” (afternoon snack) with a glass of wine just for 5€. Events go on every day from 4pm to 11pm.

The calendar

The first farm is Fattoria la Gigliola, going on until June 12th. Tomorrow (Sunday June 10th) you can eat pizza from 12 pm, on Monday there is the Biodinner with organic food and on Tuesday you can taste ethic wines.

From June 13th to June 19th Tenuta di Castiglioni Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi organizes every day hiking excursions, tastings and guided to tours to the cellars. There will be several events and workshop for which reservation is compulsory.

From June 20th to June 26th Castello di Montegufoni offers every day wine tastings, snacks, typical dinners upon reservation and guided tours to the castle.

From June 26th to July 3rd Agricampeggio Cipollatico offers every day wine tastings, snacks, the swimming pool and typical Tuscan dinners upon reservation.

From July 4th to July 10th Agriturismo Casa Vacanza Manetti offers every day wine tastings, snacks and typical Tuscan dinners upon reservation.

From July 11th to 17th Fonti a San Giorgio offers wine tastings, snacks and guided walking tours.

From July 18th to July 24th Fattoria di Barberunuzzo offers every day wine tastings and snacks. Organizes guided tours and walks that should be reserved.

From July 25th to July 31st Tenuta di Moriano offers wine tastings and snack every day. On July 16th there is the Wine feast with guided tours to the cellars and to the vineyards. Reservation is mandatory.

From August 1st to August 7th Enoteca i Lecci offers guided tour to the museum, wine tastings, snacks, lunch and dinner.

From August 8th to august 14th Podere Paglieri organizes wine tastings, snacks, guided walks and barbecue.

From August 15th to August 21st Podere Gualandi offers wine tastings every day.

From August 22nd to August 28th Podere dell’Anselmo organizes wine tastings and snacks, as well as guided walks and horse riding.

From August 29th to September 4th Agriturismo Azienda Agricola Montalbino offers wine tastings, snacks and guided tours to the animals’ farm.

From September 5th to September 11th Agriturismo La Casa Rossa offers wine tastings and a small market of local arts and crafts.

I recommend you download the official program and the map of Veglia sull’Aia di Montepertoli here!

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