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Vineyard in Rufina
Visit Tuscany's Taste Museums
Learn more about DOC wines, truffles and local products
Tuscany has perfumes and tastes all its own—every corner has something tasty to offer visitors, from the “frizzante” perfumes of its wines to the luxurious scent of its truffles. Good cooking is right at home here thanks to genuine and unique products envied the world over. It comes as no surprise that these special products have very own museums of their own. The main ingredient is tradition, which allows us to taste and enjoy the dishes of the past. But it’s not just time-honored products that bring us closer to tradition; it’s also the story of the trades with their tools and utensils that tell the story of the area’s farming past.

The Sienese countryside is a beautiful area where gently rolling hills give way to colorful vineyards, fields rough with clay markings and thick with woods. To learn more about the area’s top wines, visit the Vernaccia di San Gimignano Wine Experience, the Museum of the old grange and olive oil in Rapolano Terme and the Museo del Tartufo in San Giovanni D'Asso that celebrates it most precious local product, the truffle.
Museo Sensoriale del Vino di Bolgheri
Museo Sensoriale del Vino di Bolgheri

The Lucca area is home to the Athena Ethnographic Museum in Capannori and a museum dedicated to the Chestnut museum in Pescaglia.

The Florentine countryside boasts a number of interesting museums, like the Museo della vite e del vino in Rufina and the Museo del vino in Montespertoli.

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Last but certainly not least, we find the Museo del Vino di Cinignano and the Museo della vite e del vino di Scansano (Museum of Scansano Wines and Vines), the Museum of Wines and Vines in Carmignano, the Museo Sensoriale Multimediale del Vino di Bolgheri e della Costa Toscana in Castagneto Carducci, the Museum of Vines and Wine in Montenero d'Orcia and the Museum of vines and wines in Roccastrada.

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