From our home at Montecastelli in central Tuscany, Italy, we extend an invitation to share our joy for food and wine to guests at our 11th century fortress and working organic farm, where we offer culinary oriented customized vacations at the Villa Montecastello and in depth wine exploration since 2005!
Montecastelli is a working, organic farm where Jens Schmidt produces
, one of Italy’s finest extra virgin olive oils, and raises Cinta Senese Pigs for production of fine salumi products, all made available to guests of Villa Montecastello for a true farm to table experience.
At Montecastelli™ Selections, a US based company, Jens extends his insight and knowledge of Italian fine foods and wine to the professional and the passionate. Traveling the hidden roads of agricultural Italy, Jens searches for the most stunning and truthful examples of food and wine, making them available to all international markets.
Montecastelli™ Selections is the importer of these fine food selections in the United States and Germany, sharing our new discoveries and knowledge with you via our newsletter. Our wine selections are imported by
Regal Wine Imports
, licensed importers and distributors in the US. For other non-US markets please inquire by email (
Montecastelli™ Selections is also the exclusive agent for all culinary travels offered through our Italian home, Villa Montecastello. Be it cooking classes, wine tours through the vineyards of Italy, culinary itineraries, honeymoon packages or the celebration of your wedding, allow us to create your dream experience, pamper and thrill you, at one of the most relaxing and peaceful mountaintop locations in the Tuscany countryside.
TO VIEW OUR COOKING CLASS LINE UP FOR THIS SUMMER, TAUGHT BY SOME OF OUR FAVORITE CHEFS AND CULINARY EXPERTS!