Borgo Pignano, Tuscany

ASA Luxury is delighted to have been appointed as the UK PR agency for the stunning Tuscan haven Borgo Pignano.

Set in an idyllic and picturesque 750-acre organic estate in Tuscany, Borgo Pignano is the ultimate getaway for environmentally conscious travellers who don't want to compromise on quality. The property is really raising the bar when it comes to sustainability a 100% of their heating and hot water is produced in-house using renewable energy, with a combination of woodchip-fired boilers, which are fed by timber from the estate, as well as solar panels. Pignano is also 70% self-sufficient when it comes to produce and indeed the estate grows heritage varieties of fruits and vegetables, organic olives, cereals from ancient seeds and biological crops. They make artisanal breads, organic pastas, jams as well as soaps and other toiletries using traditional Tuscan techniques. Additionally, Borgo Pignano produces the finest Millefiori flavoured honey thanks to their bee colonies which play a key role in their ecosystem, helping with the pollination of vegetables and fruit trees.

As a founding member of Beyond Green, a global portfolio of hotels, resorts, and lodges that exemplify sustainable leadership, Borgo Pignano has committed to deliver on the three pillars of sustainable tourism a environmentally friendly practices that go beyond the basics; protection of natural and cultural heritage; and contribution to the social and economic wellbeing of local communities. Just a short drive from the medieval hill towns of Volterra and San Gimignano and only one hours drive from Florence and Pisa, Borgo Pignanos accommodation is split between an 18th century noble house and beautifully restored rustic apartments, cottages and luxury villas dotted around the estate. All buildings have been renovated using environmentally friendly materials, local stone, organic plasters and eco-paints.

NEW FOR 2021: Borgo Pignano has launched a new two-bedroom Villa, La Lavandaia and reopened Villa La Fonte after a significant refurbishment in spring 2021 - perfect for a large group of friends or a multigenerational holiday. Additionally, villas Casa del Lago and The Artists House now have their own heated pools.