San Gimignano Food & Wine
Culinary specialties of San Gimignano are delicious mixtures of interesting meats. Scottiglia, a hearty dish of boar, pheasant, hare, rabbit, or chicken, is flavored with tomato and spices and slowly cooked to a delicious offering. Liver, tripe, rabbit, and panzanella are also popular foods of San Gimignano. The traditional pasta called pici served with mint-leaf pesto, and creme caramel flavored with coriander are also specialties along with the town's own version of panforte.
Vernaccia di San Gimignano is Toscana's premier white wine and the pride of the town. The wine, made from the local grape Vernaccia is excellent as an aperitif, served with hors d'ouevres, or as an accompaniment to fish dishes and white meats.