History of Vernaccia
di San Gimignano
Vernaccia di San Gimignano is the native grape variety par excellence, the great interpreter of San Gimignano’s viticulture since the Middle Ages.
Over the last fifty years, thanks to the strong development of both viticultural and oenological research and the commitment of San Gimignano’s winegrowers, who have invested resources, care and knowledge, Vernaccia di San Gimignano has succeeded in renewing itself, enhancing its uniqueness and producing a modern wine with a strong identity and character.
To trace the history of Vernaccia di San Gimignano, we need to take a step back into history, to the Middle Ages:
San Gimignano for the wedding of a Visconti with Isabella, daughter of the King of Naples.