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Wine & Olive Oil

The area around Podere Casino, in the heart of Tuscany, is known for its good wine and high quality olive oil:

Wine lovers paradise

Wine lovers will love the area around Boccheggiano, nestled in the heart of Tuscany. Nearby you will encounter stunning views of rolling hills and vineyards, making it the perfect destination for a wine-centric vacation. Within easy reach are numerous wineries and wine areas, such as Montalcino, famous for its Brunello di Montalcino wine, and the Chianti Classico region, home to some of Italy's most well-known wines. Other noteworthy wineries in the area include Poggio di Sotto, Casanova di Neri, and Castello Banfi. A visit to Boccheggiano promises not only delicious wine, but also a chance to experience authentic Italian culture and breathtaking scenery.

The area surrounding Boccheggiano in Tuscany is also within easy reach of Bolgheri and Scansano, two regions known for their exceptional wines. Bolgheri is famous for its "Super Tuscan" wines, which are a blend of international grape varieties like Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot with local Sangiovese. Some noteworthy wineries to visit in Bolgheri include Ornellaia, Sassicaia, and Le Macchiole. Scansano, on the other hand, is known for its Sangiovese-based red wines, particularly Morellino di Scansano. Some top wineries to explore in Scansano include Fattoria Le Pupille, Castello di Montepo, and Poggio Argentiera. With so many fantastic wine regions and wineries to explore, a visit to Podere Casino promises to be a wine lover's dream come true.

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Olive Oil Tasting

Tuscany, is renowned for its exquisite olive oil production. The region's mild climate and fertile soil provide the perfect conditions for growing olives of exceptional quality. The olives are carefully harvested and processed using traditional methods, resulting in a flavorful and aromatic oil that is highly prized by chefs and food lovers around the world. The olive oil from the province of Maremma is characterized by its rich green color, fruity aroma, and balanced flavor. Whether used as a finishing oil, in dressings, or for cooking, the Tuscan olive oil is sure to enhance the taste of any dish.
If you're staying at Podere Casino and want to experience the best of the region of Grosseto's olive oil production, there are several factories worth visiting. One such factory is Frantoio Franci, located in the picturesque hilltop town of Montenero d'Orcia. Here, visitors can take a guided tour of the factory and learn about the history and production of olive oil in the region. Another must-see is the Fattoria La Maliosa, which not only produces excellent olive oil but also offers wine tastings and farm-to-table dining experiences. No matter which factory you choose to visit, you're sure to come away with a deeper appreciation for the artistry and dedication that goes into producing some of the world's finest olive oil.
But you don't even have to drive far: just within a few kilometers from Podere Casino, in Valpiana, you will find the Frantoio Stanghellini. This family-run business produces high-quality extra virgin olive oil using traditional methods, and visitors can sample their various oils on offer. 

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