Vineyards: An extensive estate on the western border of Castelnuovo Berardenga (also part of the western border of the Chianti Classico area). It lies on a 235 hectares hill, 300 metres high, 4.3km miles (7km) from Siena, in an optimal position for wine and olive oil production.
Other crops: Maize and sunflowers. Olive oil.
Agritourism: The proprietor’s villa, with a commanding view of the wonderful Chianti countryside, is the heart of the estate and can be rented. It is surrounded by romantic and richly planted nineteenth century grounds of about 3 hectares. Here visitors can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere, walking through tree-lined paths among statues, flower-beds, fountains and grottos. The aviary, the peacock house, and the ancient lemon house, frame a monumental greenhouse rich in a wide variety of exotic and ornamental plants. Also Four farmhouses for rental. Two outdoor swimming pools.
Tenuta di Monaciano
Ponte a Bozzone, I-53019 Castelnuovo Berardenga (SI = Siena), Italy
Tel+39 0577.356805 | www.monaciano.com