The Vineyards of Montefalco, Umbria, Italy

The vineyards of the medioeval town of Montfalco in Umbria at sunset, Autumn.

Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG wines are named after the Sagrantino grape from which they are made. Cultivated for centuries on the hills of Umbria, Sagrantino is considered autochthonous, although there are various theories as to its origin. Some believe it to have come from Spain, others say it was imported by the first Franciscan friars, and others still claim that it was brought into Italy by the Saracens… read more >>>