Tuscany is worldwide renowned for its excellent wines produced in different areas, that you can discover thanks to “Strade del vino” or Wine’s trails.
There are 14 different wine’s routes in Tuscany, all well indicated by special sings that will drive you discovering vineyards, farms and cellars, hidden villages, stunning landscapes and of course wines. The routes are:
Strada del vino dei Colli di Candia e Lunigiana – this trail travels across he beautiful and hidden Lunigiana where are produced Candia dei Colli Apuani Secco, Amabile, Colli di Luni Bianco and Vermentino.
Strada del vino Colline Lucchesi e Montecarlo – this trail travels across the surroundings of Lucca displaying beautiful villas and landscapes. The wines produced are Rosso delle Colline Lucchesi, Merlot delle Colline Lucchesi, Sangiovese delle Colline Lucchesi, Bianco delle Colline Lucchesi, Sauvignon delle Colline Lucchesi, Vermentino delle Colline Lucchesi and Vin Santo Occhio di Pernice.
Strada Medicea dei Vini di Carmignano – this is the Meadicean trail of the wines from Carmignano near Prato. The wines produced are Barco Reale di Carmignano and Barco Reale Rosato, together with Vin Santo di Carmignano and Vin Santo di Carmignano Occhio di Pernice.
Strada dei vini Chianti Rufina e Pomino – this trail travels across Mugello near Florence and Chianti Rufina is its wine.
Strada del vino di Montespertoli – Montespertoli is famous for its Chianti Montespertoli wine and for its great surroundings.
Strada del vino Chianti Colli Fiorentino – around Florence on the round and green hills there are several trails helping you discovering this area. White wine from Empoli and Vin Santo from Empoli, Colli dell’Etruria Centrale and Pomino wines.
Strada del vino delle Colline Pisane – this trail travels across Pisa surroundings, where truffles are the main products together with the following wines Chianti delle colline Pisane, Bianco di S. Torpè, Colli dell’Etruria Centrale and Montescudaio.
Strada del vino Vernaccia di San Gimignano – the city of San Gimignano is famous for its tall towers, the saffron and its white wine Vernaccia.
Strada del vino Nobile di Montepulciano – Valdorcia is renowned for its landscapes, its beautiful cities, its great foot and excellent wines. Montepulciano is one of these famous cities and produced Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Rosso di Montepulciano, Val d’Arbia and Vin Santo di di Montepulciano.
Strada del vino Terre di Arezzo – this trail travels across the surroundings of Siena including the beautiful Cortona, where are produced Chianti dei Colli Aretini, Cortona and Valdichiana.
Strada del vino della Costa degli Etruschi – this trail follows the Etruscan coast and travels across Elba Island where are produced Bolgheri, Elba and Val di Cornia.
Strada del vino Monteregio di Massa Marittima – the city of Massa Marittima is renowned for its stunning duomo and for the Monteregio di Massa Marittima wine.
Strada del vino di Montecucco – this trail travels across the region of Monte Amiata and northern Maremma where is produced the Montecucco DOC wine.
Strada dei vini Colli di Maremma – this trail travels across southern Maremma discovering great places as Suvereto and Capalbio where Bianco di Pitigliano, Morellino di Scansano, Parrina, Sovana,Capalbio and Ansonica are produced.
These wine’s trails are a great opportunity to discover Tuscany its treasure trough wines. I recommend you have a look at the oil’s routes in Tuscany too. For more information I suggest you visit the official website about Strade del vino in Tuscany.