Top Choice Winery in Montalcino

Poggio Antico

Located 5km outside Montalcino on the road to Grosseto, Poggio Antico is a superb foodie one-stop-shop. It makes award-winning wines (try its Brunello Altero or Riserva), conducts free cellar tours in Italian, Engli…
Abbey in Montalcino

Abbazia di Sant'Antimo

The beautiful, Romanesque Abbazia di Sant’Antimo lies in an isolated valley just below the village of Castelnuovo dell’Abate, 11km from Montalcino. It’s Romanesque exterior features stone carvings set in the bell to…
Museum in Montalcino

Museo Civico e Diocesano d'Arte Sacra

Occupying the former convent of the neighbouring Chiesa di Sant'Agostino, this collection of religious art from the town and surrounding region includes a triptych by Duccio and a Madonna and Child by Simone Martini…
Historic Building in Montalcino


This imposing 14th-century structure was expanded under the Medici dukes and now dominates the town's skyline. You can sample and buy local wines in its enoteca (tasting of two/three/five Brunellos €9/13/19) and als…
Museum in Montalcino

Museo della Comunità di Montalcino e del Brunello

Make your way south of town, off the road to the Abbazia di Sant'Antimo, to visit this museum. The exhibits will be of interest to wine buffs, but most of the interpretative material is in Italian only.