Spannochia
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Dominated by a 58-foot stone tower dating to the 12th century, the 1,100-acre tenuta -- or agricultural estate -- has many intriguing facets. It is a working organic farm that also produces its own wine, olive oil, and meat products. It is an educational center that hosts programs from around the world. Seen here are the vineyards at Spannocchia.
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Dominated by a 58-foot stone tower dating to the 12th century, the 1,100-acre tenuta -- or agricultural estate -- has many intriguing facets. It is a working organic farm that also produces its own wine, olive oil, and meat products. It is an educational center that hosts programs from around the world.

Seen here are the vineyards at Spannocchia.
(Pam Berry for the Boston Globe/Text by Doug Warren)