You cannot say you were on holiday in Tuscany without sampling the extra-virgin olive oil and the wine produced here. In particular, Mugello is a land rich in the production of fine extra-virgin olive oil, starting with our “L’olio di Cosimo” in Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort, but also with quality wines such as Chianti Rufina.A few kilometers from Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort, in fact, there is one of the most important wine production area in Tuscany: the Chianti Rufina. This is a DOCG wine whose production takes its name from the town of Rufina, where it was born, then extends to the municipalities adjacent to the DOC Pomino.
Chianti Rufina is characterized by a bright ruby red color, an intense aroma and a harmonious taste. This wine comes only from selected grapes such as Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Trebbiano Toscano and Malvasia del Chianti. Chianti Rufina can also obtain the name of “Reserve” if aged for at least two years, six months in cask and three in bottle.
To emphasize the importance of these productions “La Strada del Vino Chianti Rufina and Pomino” is born, a trail for exploring the many wonders of this part of the territory of the Mugello accompanied by tastings in the major wineries.
Among the oldest and most famous wine cellars is the Castle of Nipozzano: here the guests of Villa Campestri will attend a special wine tasting tour.
After the guided tour of the cellars of the castle, since you can enjoy a delicious light lunch and tasting of 3 wines Chianti Rufina and extra virgin olive oil produced on the farm.
For more information on the tour you can contact the staff at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort at the number 055 8490107 or contact us via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
October in Tuscanyis the time of the chestnut harvest: in Mugello in particular there is a type of chestnut different from the others, the Marrone. Discover its history and its properties!
Autumn, mostly in Mugello, is a magical season for Tuscany: nature is painted in a thousand colors, the air becomes warmer and the light takes on golden shades. An ideal period for a holiday, where nature and history are the protagonists, and where it is possible to practice outdoor sports.
In Italy, food is cult and, depending on the region, traditional dishes can vary, from typical pasta dishes, such as tagliatelle lasagne and gnocchi, to specialties such as cheeses and desserts up to the infamous Tuscan recipe for wild boar ragù.
Milk is a “complete food” loved by young and old. A precious white nectar that becomes even more beneficial for health if of high quality. If you too are a lover of this white drink, discover with us the famous Milk Way in Mugello!
Mugello is an area rich in numerous medieval villages of incredible charm. Come with us to discover San Piero a Sieve!
When autumn arrives, the forest changes color and nature creates spectacular landscapes in which it becomes magical to immerse yourself. It is the Foliage phenomenon that in Tuscany offers truly unique emotions. Experience the Foliage in Tuscany and discover autumn walking in the most beautiful woods.
Bread throughout Italy is a fundamental food, always present on the table at lunch and dinner. But each region has its own specialties, discover with us the characteristics of Tuscan bread and why it is without salt.
The potato tortello is a dish that is part of the Mugello culinary tradition. Originally born as a poor dish, today it is a real gastronomic specialty made in numerous variations by Tuscan chefs. Discover with us the characteristics of the potato tortello of Mugello!