Drinking wine in Siena

No doubt that Tuscany has some of the best wines in Italy. And it’s a lovely experience taste them in the right way. The best you can do is take your time and visit some of the cellar that you can find in the Chiantishire and in the area of the Brunello, near Montalcino, guided by the winemaker or a well trained sommelier. But if, by chance, you do not have this luck, you can enjoy the local wine, visiting some of the wineshops in town.

Today we will give you some advice on how to taste and buy some local wines in Siena.

The secrets of Aimone. Cantina in Piazza.

This man has an extraordinary taste for wines. Therefore his little shop, right in the center of Siena, is a home made spot to find the wines you probably would taste with a friend. It’s like a precious treasure within the towns street. Aimone is a kind gentle man. He will help you to understand which wine is the best for you, choosing within his assorted wine collection. Prices are very good, compared to the quality of wines.

If you want, you can taste some local food while drinking wines.

Cantina in via Piazza, via Stalloreggi 15

Enoteca Palazzo Piccolomini. The wine shop for VIP

Since 2004, this glorious palace built by the Pope Pio the II nd, has become the reference point for every wine lover, both Italian and Foreign. Mr Bonfio has a special knowledge of wines through Tuscany and not only. Entering the place is always a thrill. In the great first room the walls are lined with dark wood and have the bottles of the best Tuscan wines. You can also find many varieties of extra virgin olive oil, pasta, sweet, distilled and vinegar.

In the second room, the most collected, many books, the fine bottles of Champagne and Champagne, as the passion of Mr Bonfio, and the wine labels of other regions.

Enoteca Piccolomini, via Rinaldini 1

La compagnia dei Vinattieri

Continuing in Via delle Terme, near the charming Teatro dei Rozzi and opposite the Sanctuary of Santa Caterina, you will meet this refined Sienese restaurant. The elegance of the interior, attention to small details and quality research make it a master. An ideal place for those who want to taste a glass of wine, especially Tuscan, accompanied by famous and succulent appetizers. A little cuddle in a really romantic atmosphere.

La Compagnia dei Vinattieri, via delle Terme, 79

 

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