A path of experiences aimed at intensely experiencing the Chianti ecosystem, in its simplest and most authentic essence.
The Wine Shop and Wine Tastings
The Wine Shop is just inside the entrance of Osteria di Passignano. Guests can purchase a wide selection of Marchesi Antinori wines produced in the most famous wine producing territories in the world. Tasting by the glass is also available.
The shop also offers carefully selected olive oils and other artisanal specialties from the region. The shop is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Guided tours and wine tasting are available in the fascinating cellars located beneath the Vallombrosan monastery that date back to the 10th century. Vaulted ceilings and monumental walls create the perfect environment to naturally maintain constant humidity and temperatures throughout the seasons.
Badia a Passignano Chianti Classico DOC Gran Selezione, Marchesi Antinori’s finest expression of single varietal Sangiovese, is produced from the vineyards surrounding the monastery and ages in these passageways. Guided tours can be personalized to suit your needs and interests. Reservations are required.
The Osteria di Passignano holds cooking classes in the cooking school at Fonte de Medici. The cooking school’s objective is to bring food enthusiasts and connoisseurs closer to typical Tuscan cuisine and recipes by preparing several local specialties together.
The lesson will be followed by a guided tour of the cellars beneath the Abbey of Passignano and lunch or dinner at the Osteria. Each lesson can be personalized to your specifications. Reservations are required.