Truffle festival San Giovanni d’Asso

On the 18th and 19th November at the famous white truffle festival in nearby San Giovanni d’Asso, the Pro Loco of Montisi will be serving amazing food and of course the wonderful new olive oil from Montisi – do go and visit...

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Truffle Hunting and Cookery classes!

Our very own Tuscan Chef Alessandro Piccinini is offering a unique opportunity to go white truffle hunting followed by a cookery class in his new kitchen here in Montisi on 3rd, 5th and 13th November 2017. For further information please contact Alessandro   Cooking class 3rd November 2017 Truffle hunting + short pasta lesson New olive oil bruschetta Home-made tagliolini with white truffle Tiramisu The lesson includes includes 1 hour and 1/2 of truffle hunting in the woods around Montisi and 1 hour and 1/2 hours of cooking lesson. Starting a 9.30 am. It will obviously end with a...

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Pro Loco Giostra di Simone

The Pro Loco Giostra di Simone is an association which promotes events and supports the development of Montisi, an ancient medieval village located in the beautiful Tuscan countryside, south of Siena. Every year, the Pro Loco coordinates numerous activities in the village which are open also to visitors. The three main activities each year are: La Giostra di Simone, a medieval festival which takes place on the Sunday closest to the 5th August in which the four Contradas, San Martino, Castello, Piazza and Torre, compete in a jousting tournament for a Banner in honour of the Madonna delle Nevi....

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Montisi is a ‘mouse’ of 335 inhabitants, but it roars!!

Thank you so much to Donatella Cinelli Colombini for her wonderful blog post about Montisi and our new website For our English readers here is a rough translation!   There were those who told us that the fusion with Montalcino would only serve the inhabitants of San Giovanni d’ Asso and that the latter would become a kind of “colony” of the Brunello territory. Instead, the new municipal administration now has a fascinating and willing deputy mayor of San Giovanni – Angelo Braconi – with a strong propensity for marketing. And now there is a means of information in...

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