Maremma Hills Wine Route

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The Maremma Hills Wine Route, or Strada del Vino e dei Sapori Colli di Maremma, is the best way to discover six distinct wines and wine growing areas of the south Tuscany coast. The zones and wines of interest are Parrina, Morellino di Scansano, Capalbio, Bianco di Pitigliano, Sovana and Ansonica Costa dell'Argentario. All all located in the province of Grosseto and looking at a map of the wine routes there is a fair bit of overlap.

Morellino di Scansano wine

For example, half of the area which produces Morellino di Scansano is also dedicated to Bianco di Pitigliano, while the half of this latter zone not dedicated to Morellino di Scansano produces Sovana. 

Ansonica Costa dell'Argentario covers the Monte Argentario and the immediate coastal area of Orbetello. But it also includes the tiny Parrina wine producing zone. These two are themselves incorporated into the large Capalbio area. 

Parrina doc are basically the wines of the comune of Orbetello. Four are produced; a red, red reserve, rosé and white. The white is made from Tuscan Trebbiano (Procanico), Ansonica and/or Chardonnay with the addition of a maximum of 20% other non aromatic grapes. It is a straw yellow color with a mellow flavor and keen bouquet. The taste is dry, smooth with a slightly bitter bottom. Try it with a Spanish eel dish from the lagoon.


Vinellando wine event, Magliano in Toscana

In Magliano in Toscana every August there is a special event dedicated to the local producers of Morellino di Scansano Tuscan red wine. It takes place over 2 or 3 nights on the third weekend of August with the squares of the small historical center of Magliano lined with tables where you can try both the red and white local wines, as many as you like for €5, the cost of your personal wine class.

During our visit we tried four before finding a quiet corner to not be tempted further. The producers were Bruni (, Celestina Fè (, Cantina La Selva ( and Mantellassi (    

Vinellando wine event, Magliano in Toscana

Strada del Vino e dei Sapori Colli di Maremma, Museo della Vite e del Vino, Scansano. tel +39 0564 507381
See also All the Tuscan Wine Routes

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