Just as in the 12th Century, the village itself still plays an essential role in our wine and oil production.
The interiors of its ancient houses, churches, underground passages and deconsecrated churches have been discreetly converted into wine cellars, bottling plants and olive presses up to the ceiling in the latest equipment and all connected by an amazing underground "wineduct."
Thus Volpaia is not just another magnificent tourist attraction, but a thriving hive of activity whose inhabitants are all directly or indirectly involved in the winery.
Volpaia is committed to Organic farming and is certified organic for all its wines. But the environmetal project of Volpaia is much wider:
- the genetical differences of all its indigenous Sangiovese clones are preserved into a special collection, a selected parcel were 22 different clones are grown on three different rootstock
- all the winery i located within the ancient buildings of the village preserving the integrity of the architectural Read more »