Residence

Vision

GOING WITH THE FLOW of nature and soul

Three Options for Staying at Valdonica Winery

CAPO PAGIANO: Historic Mansion from the 13th century with its roots in Etruscan time. Spacious Guestrooms with private balcony/garden. Grand view across vineyards on the Mediterranean Sea and sunset across Elba. Located at LOUNGE VALDONICA – for your breakfast, socializing and degustation. Free access to Vineyards, Gardens & Terraces.
Breakfast: At Capo Pagiano
Pool: Free At Cantina (200 meters)
Sassofortino: Restaurants, Bars, Groceries… (100 meters)

CANTINA: Sheep stables turned into wine-making and hospitality building – all organic and biologic. Guestrooms with private garden facing vineyards, nature and medieval village. Shared Cooking/Dining & Living Lounge with coffee machine (free coffee) and water dispenser (free filtrated water) available. Free access to Vineyards, Gardens and Terraces.
Breakfast: At Capo Pagiano (200 meters)
Pool: At Cantina

Sassofortino: Restaurants, Bars, Groceries… (300 meters)

VILLA: In the midst of vineyards with a grand view on the Mediterranean Sea. Located in full privacy –  accessed by private Cypress-Alley and surrounded by lushful gardens. In easy reach of Cantina and Pool. Tuscan Style from outside, modern design from inside. Free access to Vineyards, Gardens and Terraces.
Breakfast: At Capo Pagiano (400 meters)
Pool: Free At Cantina (200 meters)

Sassofortino: Restaurants, Bars, Groceries… (500 meters)

Identity

Open, light and pure architecture: Integrating traditional Tuscany architecture with the elegance of modern design, the cosiness of Italian “Dolce Vita”  and leading edge ecological technology – all melting into nature.

Terraces & Gardens: Every guestroom has its private garden/balcony with chairs. The aroma from roses and lavender enhance the sensations of nature. Throughout 80 hectares of land their are gardens, seating and picnic areas – all inviting for savouring a glass of wine, reading your favourite book, chatting, meditating, reflecting….. Highlight is the Degustation Terrace with a view across the vineyards, the hills of Maremma and the Mediterranean Sea.

Pool: Nestled into the vineyards with a spectacular view on the hills of Maremma and the Mediterannean Sea with its island of Giglio. Pack your book and sun-lotion into the Beach-bag, which is provided – like your beach-towel … go with your flow.

Art: Valdonica inspires and is inspired by musicians, writers, painters, photographers and sculptors. Be inspired by their art-work – it might inspire for your own art-work!

Services

Caring & Smiling Team: Friendly, with passion for their work, deeply rooted in their traditions – authentic hospitality in the tradition of Tuscany. Feel at home in a cosmopolitan environment: we speak Italian, German, English, Spanish, French, Hindi and Sanskrit.

Linen, towels, bathrobes… : All in finest quality to provide a maximum comfort along your stay – day and night!.

Hearty Breakfast: At Valdonica Lounge – with a majestic view across our vineyards to the Mediterranean Sea. Everything served comes from local producers from the region. We found a baker, baking dark bread for us, in a village 40 minutes from Valdonica.

Cantina Lounge & Valdonica Lounge: A huge table – made from the wood of ancient wine-barrles respectively from medieval ceiling-beams – is the center of Valdonica´s social life: Cooking, dining, tasting wines, chatting, philosophising, discussing, reflecting…

Spirituality

Pilates, Yoga, Bowen, Ayurvedic Massage and Foot Reflology … to support you in let go the worries and burdens of daily life and to reconnect with the treasures in us. Amanda and Karin are exceptional therapists as well as wonderful humans … we are grateful about their enrichment of Valdonica. Here you are finding more details: VALDONICA Spirituality

Wine Tasting & Dining

About once a week there is the Valdonica-Dinner hold in the Wine-Cellar or at Valdonica Lounge. A four-course meal of local specialties – prepared by the Valdonica Team from old family recipes. Valdonica wines are introduced along the dinner. This dinner is hosted by the owner or team members of Valdonica. It´s a highlight of Valdonica!

There are two authentic Tuscan restaurants in walking distance – discover Momo and Marco in Sassofortino. In Roccatedirighi (2 kilometers away) there are another five restaurants: All genuine and with different focus of regional cuisine. When you are arriving in your room, you will find an Information-Folder with a description of all the restaurants. Buon Apetito!

Nature

Hiking Trail: Stroll along vineyards, pastures, ponds and forests – 80 hectares / 160 acres of organic farmland awaits you. Inhale unspoiled nature – attracting also scientists studying the genuine fauna and flora of Maremma. Bring good hiking shoes with you. Rest at one of the romantic picnic-spots.

Icelandic Horses: Meet Beki, Rasmus, Skylda and Frekja: They enjoy your company!

Team

Martin – Team Lead
The dreamer
Massimo – Team Lead Operational
Making everything happen

Tina – Team Office
German and Sassofortino roots
Tamara – Team Office
Sassofortino roots

Angela – Team Lead Hospitality
Since 15 years flourishing Valdonica
Giovanna – Team Hospitality
Gets everything done
Francesca – Team Hospitality
Her Torta della Nonna is a must have
Jeanette – Team Hospitality
Tranquillity is in her genes

Karin – Team Lead Spiritual
Austrian, coming home to Valdonica
Amanda – Team Spiritual
American, living since 17 years in Maremma