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What does Badia a Coltibuono mean?

What does Badia a Coltibuono mean?

Abbey of the Good Harvest
Badia a Coltibuono is about one thousand years old but its prehistory takes us back to Estrucan times and beyond. As we know it today, Badia a Coltibuono (which means Abbey of the Good Harvest), dates from the middle of the eleventh century.

Who owns Badia a Coltibuono?

Roberto Stucchi Prinetti

TOTAL WINE PRODUCTION: 245,000 bottles (183,750 liters)
YEAR FOUNDED: 1846 (1957 as a commercial winery)
OWNER(S): Emanuela, Paolo, and Roberto Stucchi Prinetti
WINEMAKER(S): Roberto Stucchi Prinetti, with consultant Maurizio Castelli

Who owns prinetti?

Emanuela, Paolo and Roberto Stucchi Prinetti, brothers are todays owners and managers of the property.

Where is prinetti made?

The only Italian maker of sewing machines is located here (Milano). The firm is Prinetti & Co., and they make a Singer pattern machine , employing about 200 hands . Their machines are mostly sold in Italy.

Who are prinetti?

Prinetti & Stucchi, later Stucchi & Co., was an Italian maker of sewing machines, bicycles and motorized vehicles, established in Milan in 1883. It was owned by engineers and politicians Augusto Stucchi and Giulio Prinetti (1851–1908).

Where is Badia a Coltibuono in Italy?

Badia a Coltibuono, a charming destination on the hillside of the Monti del Chianti can be reached via roads filled with special emotions. Easily accessible from Florence, Siena, or Arezzo, it is a place that will leave an unforgettable impression for a memorable holiday.

What kind of grapes are used in Badia a Coltibuono?

The Badia a Coltibuono Riserva, our most classic wine, is made exclusively from autoctonous grapes. It is loved by wine aficionados worldwide and is considered to be a true emblem of the Chianti territory. As a testimony to its long history and traditions, the estate is the proud possessor…

When was the Badia a Coltibuono monastery founded?

Badia a Coltibuono monastery was founded in 1051 and was owned by the Vallumbrosan order of Benedictine monks until 1810. A great many important manuscripts and deeds were housed here for hundreds of years, making first mention of many of the towns, castles and villas of the Chianti area. These documents are now in the archives in Florence.

What are the different types of Coltibuono wine?

Nine historical varieties: Mammolo, Ciliegiolo, Pugnitello, Colorino, Sanforte, MalvasiaNera, Canaiolo, FogliaTonda, Sangiovese. Each variety is vinified and aged separately in small barrels in the winery set in the heart of the vineyards before being blended.