No journey through Tuscany is complete without a visit to a winery. There are too many in the home of Chianti Classico to count. But there is one that stands out from the rest: the Antinori family vineyard estate.
Just 40 minutes by car south of Florence the Nuova Cantina Antinori is an architectural monument to wine. Here’s why.
Administrative office building of the Antinori winery
Projecting roof with skylights
The Marchesi Antinori wine empire
The story of wine from the House of Antinori had its start way back in 1385. Ever since, the Marchesi Antinori wine cellars have centered spatially on the village of San Casciano Val di Pesa.
However, since 2012, also worth a drive is the new Cantina Antinori by Bargino, a mere 10 minutes farther south by car. Here, the winery was...