The "Tenuta Le Calcinaie" is located in the municipality of San Gimignano (province of Siena) in the Italian region of Tuscany. The company is managed by Simone Santini, who says that he covers all functions "from vineyard work to cellar technology and marketing". The first vineyard of one hectare was planted in 1987 and the first wine was bottled six years later. The completely renovated wine cellar was put into operation in 2006. The vineyards cover 12 hectares of vineyards planted with the white wine varieties Chardonnay and Vernaccia di San Gimignano, and the red wine varieties Sangiovese, Canaiolo Nero, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. The vineyard has been cultivated according to the rules of organic viticulture since 1995.