Chianti by Bike

Cycling the Wine Roads of San Gimignano and Chianti Classico

Slide Show:

  • Vernaccia vines and San Gimignano, a medieval Manhattan
  • Our biking turf, seen from the tallest tower in San Gimignano
  • The other half of the tour focuses on the Chianti zone. Pictured: Castello Brolio
  • The gardens at Castello Brolio, birthplace of Chianti wine
  • Badia Coltibuono, an abbey turned organic winery and restaurant
  • Vernaccia vines line the road
  • Poppies crop up everywhere in May and June
  • A winery‚Äôs buffet lunch with bruschette, frittata, prosciutto and more
  • Fresh porcini and herbs will top our homemade pasta
  • Toasting a good ride and a good day at Osteria Bassomondo

Dispatches from the wine road
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