The municipality of Montespertoli is located in the hills of the Chianti wine
zone above the Val d'Elsa
in Tuscany, Italy. Its wines are not Chianti Classico
but are a separate Chianti DOC. The area has been important to trade since Etruscan times, and
Florentine trade with Volterra and Sienna was facilitated by the Via Volterrana, which crossed the
territory of Montespertoli from north to south and joined the Via Francigena near
Montespertoli is 25km from Florence, Sienna, Pisa,
Volterra and San Gimignano.
There are several famous castles in the area, including Lucardo, Botinaccio,
Poppiano, Montefugoni and Sonnino, and the Renaissance church of Sant'Andrea in Montespertoli.
There are a number of annual festivals that are worth a look:
• Chianti Festival - 1st week June, Montespertoli
2014 Chianti wine festival Montespertoli
57a Mostra del Chianti Montespertoli
• La Madia dei Sapori and local market in Castello di Poppiano.
• Festa del Vino Novello - November for the new wine festival in Montespertoli.
Festival - November, Montspertoli.
Exhibition - November, Montespertoli.
Vacation rental in Tuscany - Villa Le Torri
Your Tuscany vacation accommodation near Montespertoli
Villa Le Torri is a magnificent
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persons in the Tuscan countryside just 25 minutes by car
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Montespertoli wine route