This autochthonous breed with large lyre-shaped horns, with a coat with gray and extraordinarily robust shades had its greatest development between the two wars. Also on Mount Amiata the quarrymen used the Maremma oxen for the transport of marble.
With the reclamation and the agricultural mechanization the breed went into crisis, even touched the extinction. Now the situation is changing and the Presidium supports its gradual rebirth. Maremmana is very frugal, survives in difficult situations and is bred only in the wild. This explains the survival of the figure of the cowboy, the herdsman on horseback who follows and guides the cows. From October to March the animals live in Read More
The production of raw milk cheese is truly traditional: the milk, fresh from the milk, is already at the ideal temperature (36-38 ° C) to be transformed into cheese with the addition of rennet only; this production is therefore directed from milking to the finished product, does not involve treatments and conditioning, therefore it generates a product that reflects the diversity of pastures and seasonality. The product that is obtained, whether fresh or aged, is therefore a true example of expression of the territory and of the experience of the producer. The ongoing route involves producers from all over the Maremma territory, Read More