San Gimignano Food & Wine
Would you like to taste excellent tuscan dishes accompanied by prime local wines? Here our personal advices!
No matter how long you are staying in San Gimignano, you can’t leave it without trying its most famous and flavorful products.
Vernaccia is one of the finest Italian white wines, produced exclusively in the countryside around San Gimignano. Vernaccia di San Gimignano Wine Experience – La Rocca is the municipal Centre for the documentation and tasting of Vernaccia di San Gimignano wine and local products.
Saffron has been the pride of San Gimignano local tradition since the Middle Ages. Even today San Gimignano is an important producer of the precious spice obtained from the crocus sativus flower which, not surprisingly, has earned the attribution of the coveted DOP.
Other typical local products are: the extra virgin olive oil of San Gimignano and ham, salami, wild boar sausages and finocchiona all processed according to the Tuscan tradition.
Below a list of our favorite restaurants in San Gimignano.
Finally, don't miss to taste the world-champion ice-cream from Gelateria Dondoli