Where the Sea Influences the Style of the Wines

Usiglian del Vescovo is located nearby Palaia in the rolling hills of Valdera. The enchanting landscape and nature give this graceful property a charming appearance. The Tyrrhenian Sea close to the winery makes it ideal for viticulture and enhances the beauty of the estate.

At Usiglian del Vescovo Feel the Unique Influence of Centuries of History

The birth of Usiglian del Vescovo dates back to 1078 when Matilda di Canossa donated Usiglian del Vescovo to the Bishops of Lucca. The first wine production was in the year 1083 when the Bishop of Lucca ordered to plant vines. With time, Usiglian del Vescovo underwent many historical changes and political influences, marked by the pleasures and beauty of the countryside. Today, the vineyards at Usiglian del Vescovo are rich in marine fossils extending throughout an area of 160 hectares, 25 of which are covered in vines and cultivation of 3000 olive trees covers a grove of 15 hectares.

Usiglian del Vescovo provides a Wide Range of Unique Grape Varieties

The winemakers grow a wide variety of vines at their vineyards, including Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Petit Verdot, Chardonnay and Viognier from which they produce high quality organic wines. The region provides a favourable microclimate for organic farming, with regular rainfall, constant wind and hot summers cooled by lower night temperatures. So, the peculiarities of this area are the soils of Usiglian vineyards which are rich in marine fossils. Plan a short trip to this beautiful winery and experience the wide range of red wine, white wine, rosé and sparkling wines.

Frequently asked questions about Usiglian del Vescovo winery

Usiglian del Vescovo is located nearby Palaia in the rolling hills of Valdera.

To get to Usiglian del Vescovo, from Florence you need to pass through Empoli, following SGC Firenze – Pisa – Livorno road. And then take Via Santa Chiara until Usiglian del Vescovo. From Siena, take the direction Casetta and follow SS223. Then take the xit to continue on Strada Regionale 429 di Val d’Elsa until Usiglian del Vescovo. From Siena take the direction Via Usigliano, via road SR429 until the winery.

There is no accommodation at Usiglian del Vescovo.

Usiglian del Vescovo produce Red Wine, White Wine, Rose Wine, and Sparkling Wine.

At Usiglian del Vescovo they speak English.

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Appellation:
Chianti DOCG, Toscana IGT, Vin Santo Del Chianti DOC
Wine Types:
Red Wine, White Wine, Rose Wine, Sparkling Wine,
Grape Varieties:

Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Petit Verdot, Chardonnay, Viogner

Location:
Via Usigliano 26, Palaia, Pisa, 56036, Italy See it on map
Visiting Hours:

Monday - Friday: 9:00 - 19:00.
Saturday, Sunday and holidays- only via Booking
Christmas week: Closed

Spoken Languages: English

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