Tuscany is a wine region. Chianti is produced form the vines that grow in the hills between Florence and Siena. And Chianti is considered to be one of the oldest established wine zones in the world, dating its origins to the 18th century. Each town has its own wine, and each home practically has its own. Think of vino della casa as the individual especialty of a family that is used everyday at its table. Wine is a part of the tradition of Tuscany, and one cannot go wrong trying any of its varieties.