The History of Montepulciano

Montepulciano is one of Tuscany’s loveliest hill towns, and though it’s best known for its wonderful Vino Nobile di Montepulciano wine, you’ll find that there’s lots more to discover and love about the town. Learn the story of its legendary ancient founding by a fearsome Etruscan king, and hear the life stories of two of its most famous residents: Saint Agnes, rumored to have had the ability to levitate, and Poliziano, a poet and translator who spurred on the Renaissance.