Curiosities and anecdotes

  • Curiosities and anecdotes

    Wine and Olive oil at Coltibuono through centuries

    Evidence from the Etruscan excavation site on the property testifies to production of Wine and Oil dating back 2.500 years.
    From late medieval foundation in Medieval the monks dedicated great attention to developing the cultivation of both vines and olive trees.

  • Curiosities and anecdotes

    Stucchi’s cyclings & Eroica

    Badia a Coltibuono is among the supporters and promoters of the “Eroica”, the annual bicycling race on old-fashioned bicycles that takes place over the unpaved “strade bianche” (white ravel roads) in the heart of Chianti. This event expresses one of the most interesting footnotes in the history and tradition of the Stucchi family.

  • Curiosities and anecdotes

    The Etruscans

    In the property of Badia a Coltibuono there is an archaeological site of the greatest importance for the history of Chianti. Discovered back in 1964 by Alvaro Tracchi it has been excavated since the seventies thanks to a project promoted by Soprintendenza ai Beni Archeologici…