Here, in autumn, you can smell must. Tractors won’t have to wait long to be filled up firstly with grapes and then with olives. Two of the most famous products of Montespertoli, wine and oil, come from these two ingredients. After all, the geological characteristics of the soil make it particularly apt for the cultivation of vines and olives, as well shown by the many farms scattered throughout the area.
In addition to these two excellences, the bread kneaded with ancient grains is also well known. These ancient grains have been revived from the local tradition and their use follows precise processing regulation. Bread with ancient grains, that goes well with cured meats, truffle and other local speciality, is the result of a local supply chain aiming at sustainable agriculture.
The village is filled with smells and flavors that have been part of its atmosphere, its landscape and its peasant culture for decades, in a virtuous relationship that binds the identity of the territory to farming. For this reason, farms represent an essential and salient component of the culture of this area.