MOVIMENTO TURISMO DEL VINO TOSCANA
Movimento Turismo del Vino (Wine Tourism Movement) is a non-profit association which started in 1993, among its about 1,000 members there are some of the most prestigious wineries of Italy. Its members are selected according to specific requirements; the first one being the wine tourism welcoming quality. With its ongoing commitment, Movimento Turismo del Vino aims to increase the national wine tourism industry, which is a fundamental economic resource for the territories’ development and an effective tool for environmental protection.
Movimento Turismo del Vino is divided into regional delegations, each coordinated by a chairman and a board of directors. From January 2020, MTV Toscana is chaired by Emanuela Tamburini (Agricola Tamburini), part of the Board of Directors are: Violante Gardini (Donatella Cinelli Colombini), Federico Taddei (Borgo Santinovo), Maria Paoletti (Cosimo Maria Masini), Barbara Luison (Antinori), Nicola Giannetti (Col d’Orcia).Anastasia Mancini (Buccianera), Letizia Cesani (Cesani), Flavio Nuti (Podere La Regola), Alessandra Casini (Bindi Sergardi), Annabella Pascale (Tenuta di Artimino), Fabrizio D’Ascenzi (Villa Acquaviva), Nicola Guidi (Guidi), Ulrich Kohlmann (Tuscan Tasting) e Simone Nannipieri (Winetrade).
The Tuscany Wine Tourism Movement associates over 90 wineries, wine shops and travel agencies, representing all the wine areas of Tuscany.
– Florence (Chianti Classico and Chianti Colli Fiorentini)
– Arezzo and Siena (Chianti Classico, Brunello di Montalcino, Nobile di Montepulciano, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, Chianti Colli Senesi, Chianti Colli Aretini and Orcia doc)
– Grosseto, Pisa and Livorno (Chianti Colline Pisane, Morellino and Bolgheri doc)
– Prato, Lucca and Pistoia (Carmignano and Montecarlo doc)
Most wineries are in important buildings, surrounded by landscapes of great beauty.
They are all different from each other and it would be worth to see them all: there are some companies where the producer personally receives the visitors by transmitting the passion that animates him, others are in historic buildings such as villas or castles, some are masterpieces signed by great contemporary architects but all express the same love for the land and for the noblest fruit of the earth: grapes.