Italy: Tuscany

Montalcino and Montepulciano

Heartland for classic reds from Sangiovese
By Michèle Shah

This Guide was last updated on 28 April 2011
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Agriturismo Il Vecchio Milipano

Address: Via delle Cetine 20, 53045 Montepulciano (SI)
Tel: 0578 716848   Fax: 0578 716848
Geo-coordinates:  Latitude: 43:6:12N (43.10335)     Longitude: 11:47:51E (11.79762)  

Monica Pellegrini’s agriturismo farmhouse is immersed in a typical Tuscan setting of olive groves. This is a working farm with 2ha of land surrounding the farmhouse, including fruit orchards and vegetable gardens, and olive trees producing delicious emerald-green olive oil. There is also a good pool. If you want peace and quiet this is the ideal place to stay and it is not far from the vineyards of Montepulciano. Wake up in the mornings to the enticing aromas of freshly baked bread. Breakfast is served in the communal dining room. At dinner you can sample home-grown vegetables and local products prepared by Monica herself, who is an excellent cook and loves making hearty soups and preparing mixed grilled meats and superb desserts. Mobile telephone in case of need: 348 3178226.

Useful information: Rooms: €150 including breakfast. Dinner available for residents only: €35-€50. Open all year.

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