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Il Magnifico

Lorenzo Rossi is Siena's best baker, and his panforte (spiced fruit and nut cake), ricciarelli (sugar-dusted chewy almond biscuits) and cavallucci (chewy biscuits flavoured with aniseed and other spices) are a weekl…
Food in Volterra

Boutique del Tartufo

Stefania Socchi's husband is a professional truffle hunter, and sources the tasty fungi that are used to produce the products sold in her shop just off Piazza XX Settembre. Purchase whole truffles or opt for honey, …
Antiques in Siena

Brocchi

A brass door knocker may seem a strange choice of souvenir, but the examples made by Laura Brocchi are attractive, well priced and authentically Sienese. Continuing a family tradition (Brocchi has been in business s…
Food in Siena

Pasticceria Bini

You'll be assailed by the most wonderful smell when entering this pasticceria (pastry shop) next to the medieval Arco delle Due Porte. Established in 1944, it's famed for its cantuccini (crunchy, almond-studded) and…
Food & Drinks in Siena

Antica Drogheria Manganelli

This drogheria (grocery shop) been in business since 1879, and has retained high standards for the duration. Come here to source delectable panforte (spiced Sienese fruit-and-nut cake) and ricciarelli (sugar-dusted …
Wine in Monteriggioni

Fattoria Castello di Monteriggioni

The largest and best known of the local wine producers, Fattoria Castello di Monteriggioni produces a Chianti Classico, Chianti Colli Senesi, Chicolino IGT (Sangiovese, cabernet sauvignon and Colorino), Bianco di To…
Fashion & Accessories in Siena

Casa della Pelle

Everything at the House of Leather is made by master craftsman Paolo Infunti on-site, including the extraordinary medieval-style armour that Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings devotees will adore (it's sure to ta…
Vintage in Siena

Aloe & Wolf

Yearn to own labels such as Fendi, Gucci and Prada, but don't have the cash? This vintage shop just off the Campo may have the answer. Chock-full of Italian designer ensembles from the 1950s to recent times, it also…
Ceramics in Greve in Chianti

Antonella Ciapetti

Tuscan ceramics are often twee, garish and badly made – descriptions that certainly don't apply to the plates, vases and other pieces on show and sale in Antonella Ciapetti's bottega (shop) in Greve's main square. P…
Food in Greve in Chianti

Antica Macelleria Falorni

This atmospheric macelleria (butcher shop) in the main square was established by the local Falorni family way back in 1806. Known for its finocchiona briciolona (pork salami made with fennel seeds and Chianti), it a…