Located on the historic lands of the beautiful 13th century Bolgheri Castle, Castello di Bolgheri Winery boasts 50 hectares of vast vineyards producing Bolgheri DOC wine, made with the grape varieties of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Syrah and Petit Verdot.
The vineyards of Castello di Bolgheri are located near the village of Bolgheri, known for creating some of Tuscany’s most celebrated wines. The success of the wine from the region can be attributed to the fact that the vineyards have a south-western sun exposure along with their proximity to the sea, which allows the sea breeze to act as ventilation during the hot summer months.
While visiting the winery, guests can stay at one of their many accommodations on site, which include a selection of beautifully restored and renovated authentique Tuscan farmhouses, therefore providing to every guest a true Tuscan wine experience.
Farmhouses on the winery from 2 to 27 people, with garden, parking and air conditioning.
What to see and what to do around ?
Since 1997, the vineyards have been planted with the main variety in the product specification DOC Bolgheri (Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Syrah and Petit Verdot).
When was the last time you had dinner in an Italian restaurant in Canada and you thought you were dining in Italy? That’s exactly how “Ospitalità Italiana Certified”restaurants want you to feel when you visit their fine dining establishments.
Ospitalità Italiana is an official certification from Unioncamere, Italy’s federation of local Chambers of Commerce and Industry, that tells you that the food you are enjoying is unquestionably Italian: products are authentic, ingredients genuine and recipes true to the thousand year history of Italian cuisine.
Canada is home to some leading Italian Chefs. Passionate and innovative, many have refined their skills and advanced their knowledge directly in Italy. In addition, Montréal boasts a fabulous cooking school ITHQ where young aspiring chefs learn Italian technic and Italian traditional recipes from the masters.
So the next time you make reservations for an Italian dinner in a Montreal restaurant, ask if they’ve received the Ospitalità Italiana seal of approval. You will enjoy the true Italian taste.