Greve in Chianti

Part of the famed Chianti wine region, this little town is home to a monastery, churches, quaint medieval alleys, and great eateries.

Greve in Chianti is a town and commune in the province of Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Sitting in the Val di Greve, it is named for the small, fast-flowing river that runs through it. The town is the principal town in the Chianti wine district. Until recently it has been a quiet, almost bucolic town because it was, and still is, well off the main roads. With the enlargement of the Chianti wine district in 1932, Greve suddenly found itself in a noble wine area. The Chianti region supports a variety of agricultural activities, most especially the growing of the grapes that go into the world-famous Chianti and "Super Tuscan" wines. Olive oil production is another staple of the local economy.
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