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From its strategic position the Fattoria di Palazzo Vecchio, formerly known as the Fattoria di Valiano, dominated the border area between what was then the Papal State and the Grand Duchy of Tuscany.
Overlooking the Val di Chiana, it has witnessed great historical events, including the reclamation of the valley itself, a grandiose work of engineering and hydraulics begun in 1788 on commission from Grand Duke Leopold I of Lorraine, who knew that completion of the project would make the valley the richest and most fertile in Tuscany.
In the 1950s Palazzo Vecchio was acquired by Count Riccardo Zorzi, who worked passionately to revive the local wine-making traditions and culture, but it was not until 1980 that Marco Sbernadori, along with his...