ASSAGGIA IL PREZIOSO ZAFFERANO DOP DI SAN GIMIGNANO - CENA SPECIALE IN UNA FORTE...
ASSAGGIA IL PREZIOSO ZAFFERANO DOP DI SAN GIMIGNANO - CENA SPECIALE IN UNA FORTEZZA MEDIEVALE . COME AND TASTE THE PRECIOUS SAN GIMIGNANO SAFFRON DOP - SPECIAL DINNER IN A HISTORICAL MEDIEVAL FORTRESS
- Opening time: TUTTI I GIORNO ALLE ORE 20:00 SU PRENOTAZIONE/ every day at 8:00 p.m. on reservation
- Telephone: +39 0577 940123
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- Price: EURO 40 A PERSONA/PER PERSON
San Gimignano is world famous for its medieval towers. Few know, however, the strong bond of dependence that links it to the saffron, a valuable and countless uses spice, whose quality in the Middle Ages was so high as to make the product highly coveted and in demand even in the spice market of Alexandria in Egypt. So it was that those who produced and traded the spice, becoming extremely wealthy, decided to make the towers witness the symbol of their wealth.
In the relaxing countryside of the Fortezza de' Cortesi - the ancient Castrum Cortesianum, important humanistic center during the Renaissance, mentioned in the textbooks of Italian literature, we propose an encounter with the flavour of the purest and prestigious Saffron DOP from San Gimignano, the pride of our farm, together with aromatic herbs, extra virgin olive oil and other genuine and quality products from our vegetable garden. We also introduce you the interesting history of the saffron, richness of San Gimignano during the Middle-Age.
An intimate dinner for a few guests to experience the pleasure of a convivial gathering in the evocative atmosphere of the medieval dining room with vaulted ceilings of Fortezza de' Cortesi or, in fine weather, sitting comfortably in the garden under the pergola, enjoying, at sunset, the magical profile of the towers of San Gimignano in the background of a enchanting landscape. Dinner is a set menu on reservation. Five courses from appetizers to desserts, prepared with seasonal products from our farm and the region. Family recipes passed from mother to daughter where the main product is our prized saffron of San Gimignano DPO, to recreate a pleasant moment of conviviality and offer our guests the taste of tradition in an environment with authentic charm of the past.
The cost of dinner consisting of 1 appetizer, 1 first course, 1 main course with 1 side dish, 1 dessert and drinks, is 40 euro per person.
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