Montepulciano is a medieval and Renaissance hill town and comune in the province of Siena in Tuscany. It sits high on a 605m limestone ridge, 13 km east of Pienza. Montepulciano is a major producer of food and drink. Renowned for its pork, cheese, “pici” pasta, lentils, and honey, it is also known for its wine. Connoisseurs consider its Vino Nobile among Italy’s best.