Wineries to Visit in Tuscany

Best Tuscan Vineyards & Wine Estates


Visiting a winery while in Tuscany is another must-do on our holiday check-list. As Tuscany is one of the most famous wine producing areas of Italy there are many excellent wine estates in here, some of which attract tourist from all over the world for its prestigious name and proven quality of wines (like Brunello, for example).

Would you like an advice on where to go and which wineries to visit in Tuscany? Below I made a selection of the best vineyards and wine estates to visit which you can adjust and filter by your own taste.

Enjoy! And come back to write a review of your wineries visit, please share your experience.


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"Wine is constant proof that God loves us
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- Benjamin Franklin


The Ornellaia Estate (Tenuta dell'Ornellaia)

Ornellaia winery

Ornellaia Estate is located in Tuscan Maremma near the famous village of Bolgheri. The winery was established only in 1981 but so far has gained an excellent reputation and popularity.

Wine selection:

  • Ornellaia Bolgheri DOC Superiore
  • Le Serre Nuove dell'Ornellaia Bolgheri DOC Rosso
  • Le Volte dell'Ornellaia Toscana IGT
  • Variazioni in Rosso dell'Ornellaia Toscana IGT
  • Poggio alle Gazze dell'Ornellaia Toscana IGT Bianco
  • Ornus dell'Ornellaia

Languages spoken: Italian, English, German, French

Visiting the Estate:

Visiting Ornellaia winery includes visit to the vineyards, winery, cellar and guided wine-tasting. All the tours must be booked in advance.

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Ornellaia e Masseto societa agricola s.r.l.
Localita Ornellaia, 191
Fraz. Bolgheri
57022 Castagneto Carducci (Livorno)

Tel: 0565718242
Fax: 0565718240





Tenuta Castello Banfi, Montalcino

Castello Bnfi winery Founded in 1978 by Italian-American owners, Castello Banfi is a very elegant winery on the south from Montalcino, Tuscany producing some of the top prestigious Italian wines (Brunello di Montalcino, is an award-winning Tuscan wine appreciated in the whole world).

If you choose for Castello Banfi when it comes to wineries to visit in Tuscany, you can be sure you enjoy degustation of world famous wine Brunello di Montalcino of excelent Banfi quality.

Wine selection:

  • Rosso di Montalcino DOC
  • Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
  • Poggio all'Oro - Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Riserva
  • Poggio alle Mura - Rosso di Montalcino DOC
  • Poggio alle Mura - Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
  • Poggio alle Mura - Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Riserva
  • Belnero Toscana IGT
  • Cum Laude - Sangiovese/Cabernet/Merlot/Syrah
  • SummuS - Sangiovese/Cabernet Sauvignon/Syrah
  • ExcelsuS Merlot / Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Florus - Moscadello DOC
  • San Angelo - Pinot Grigio
  • Fontanelle - Chardonnay
  • Tavernelle - Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Poggio alle Mura Grappa di Brunello di Montalcino Riserva

Visiting the Estate:

A guided tour through Castello Banfi vineyards must be booked in advance. The cellar is located 5 km away from the Castello and you'll need your own transport to transfer.

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Castello Banfi
Località Poggio alle Mura
53024 Montalcino (Siena)

Tel: 0577 877505, 0577 877514
Fax: 0577 877508





Avignonesi Wine Estate

Avignonesi wine estate Winery Avignonesi is another very good wine estate to visit in Tuscany.

La Fattoria Le Capezzine is located a few km away from Montepulciano.

Wine selection:

  • Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva Grandi Annate DOCG 2007
  • Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG
  • Rosso di Montepulciano DOC
  • Il Marzocco Chardonnay Cortona DOC
  • Desiderio Merlot Cortona DOC
  • Grifi Toscana IGT
  • 50&50¬†Merlot Cortona IGT
  • Vin Santo di Montepulciano DOC

Languages spoken: Italian, English. Other languages are available on request.

Visiting the Estate: visits with wine-tasting are organized only by previous appointment and last for about 2 hours accompanied by degustation of 5 selected wines of the Fattoria Avignonesi.

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Via Colonica, 1
Valiano di Montepulciano (Siena)

Tel: +39 0578724304
Mobile: +39 346 5805310
Fax: +39 0578 724308





Tenuta di Poggio Casciano, Ruffino

Photos of Ruffino - Tenuta di Poggio Casciano, Bagno a Ripoli Last but not least - Ruffino estates.

Ruffino wines are produced by 6 excellent wine estates one of which is Tenuta di Poggio Casciano. Founded in 1877, these vineyards are located just a few km away from Florence, in Chianti Colli Fiorentini.

Visiting wine estate Poggio Casciano you can taste some of the greatest Italian wines which makes it a perfect choice when it comes to wineries to visit in Tuscany.

Wine selection:

  • Chianti Classico Riserva
  • Chianti Ruffino
  • Chianti DOCG
  • Riserva Ducale
  • Chianti Classico
  • Brunello di Montalcino
  • Greppone Mazzi
  • Modus
  • Toscana IGT
  • Santedame

Visiting the Estate: the tours at Poggio Casciano are personalized and available for various durations from 0,5 to 2,5 hours.

Languages spoken: Italian, English. Other languages are available on request.

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Tenuta di Poggio Casciano
Via Poggio al Mandorlo, 1
50011 Quarate
Bagno a Ripoli (Firenze)

Tel: +39 055 6499711,
+39 055 6499711,
+39 055 6499703




As you see, there are many very good wineries to visit in Tuscany. I wish you enjoy your vineyards visit in Italy!




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