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Museo del Vino Vernaccia di San Gimignano

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Great wine tasting to end a day trip to San Gimignano

Ended a great day in San Gimignano with a visit to the small museum and wine tasting. Great views... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
catgirl111
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London, United Kingdom
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A great location with nice views and wine for puirchase or tasting

IIt's well worth the walk up here for the views over the Tuscan countryside. Early morning or... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
spencel10
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Adelaide, Australia
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Via della Rocca 1, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

We took a break here and stopped for a sip of wine at the museum to learn about the local grape. I was interested to learn about the area's local wine. A mistake on my part stopping here for that. Who would think a local...More

Thank gelatosurfer1
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I review the ‘Vernaccia Di San Gimignano Wine Experience’. We entered into the ‘Rocca’ ready to taste few wines. There were three waitresses and we were the two of us only in the shop. You can purchase few cards of 6, 12 Euro or more...More

Thank Gustav K
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I'm glad the Italians understand how important it is to showcase this varietal. It's a tiny museum, and you wear a virtual reality goggle to watch the history of the area. So fun! Downstairs in one room they have all of the producer's wine in...More

1  Thank Kirsten G
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Brilliant afternoon with Andreas tasting Vernaccio and Chianti wines, served with local food. The Masterclass started with a historical record of Vernaccio and San Gimignano wines, including a VR tour! Then Andreas talked us through five wines (four are part of the tour and he...More

Thank Bryan L
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this excellent ambassador to the vernaccia di san gimignano wines while walking to the fortress area. The staff were super friendly and helpful. We decided on the Mini master tasting which was 3'wines and some education. Definitely worth it. We then availed...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Located at the top of the hill with expansive views over the local countryside, this small "museum"/wine shop has a tasting area, some information on Vernaccia (the locally renowned wine) and some tables and chairs outside. We have visited this place on several occasions over...More

Thank westy54
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Ended a great day in San Gimignano with a visit to the small museum and wine tasting. Great views over the terrace.

Thank catgirl111
Reviewed 18 October 2016

IIt's well worth the walk up here for the views over the Tuscan countryside. Early morning or evening are best before/after the hordes of day trippers are in San Gimignano. You can get a tasting of 4 wines (for a fee), or buy wine by...More

1  Thank spencel10
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Probably the highest point in San G. it is definitely worth the uphill walk to visit this lovely little place, it is a hilltown so what can one expect. The best bet for Vernaccia tasting is to try the "Flight" that they offer, I cannot...More

1  Thank Bill2049
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The museum is located at the old fortress, which you'll have to climb up several hills/stairs to get to, but it has a lovely view of the surrounding hills. In the enoteca, you can buy a local glass of wine or elect for the tasting,...More

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