WHY NOT COMBINE THE DISCOVERY OF CORTONA WITH
WINE TASTING AND LOCAL PRODUCE?
from Vino Nobile of Montepulciano to the Brunello Wines of Montalcino
A full day WINE TOUR in Tuscany
An itinerary from Cortona to the discovery of Wine production of the area of Montepulciano and Montalcino, stopping in Pienza , the beautiful Renaissance town famous also for the production of Pecorino cheese, admiring Val d'Orcia and the beautiful
Abbey of st. Antimo's, on the Pilgrimage medieval Road 'Via Francigena'
TO THE DISCOVERY OF A LAND WHERE WINE HAS BEEN PRODUCED SINCE ETRUSCAN TIMES TO ARRIVE AT THE PERFECTION OF OUR TIMES
- Localita Sant'antimo
FULL DAY PROGRAMME
09.30 am: Meeting with our tour- assistant at Piazza Mura del Mercato, in Cortona. Departure for the ‘ TUSCAN WINE-TOUR. Arrival in Montepulciano. Visit of the town on your own.
Wine tasting of 3 kinds of wines of Vino Nobile of Montepulciano and local produce in a local Wine-Cellar -Vino Nobile of Montepulciano is famous all over the world.
"A noble wine destined for the table of gentle folk", as it is written in documents of 1700.
Small quantities of ‘Vino Nobile’ are matured for a long time in local cellars with excellent results, even up to 30/35 years (the oldest bottle now dates back to 1887).
11.30 am: Departure for Pienza ( about 30 minutes drive) , the beautiful Renaissance town wanted by Pope Pio the Second, in his birth-place. Short visit of the town, famous also for its ‘Pecorino’ cheese
Lunch in a typical Trattoria, with cheese tasting. Departure for Montalcino at around 14.00 (2pm)
14.45 (2.45 pm) : Arrival at Montalcino.Visit of the Abbey of St. Antimo's- Then drive to a winery in the countryside, near Montalcino. Tasting different kinds of Brunello wines , accompanied by typical produce
There will be a guided tour of the Winery with an explanation of the differents stages of the wine-making process from the harvesting of the grapes to the bottling.
Return to Cortona, leaving Montalcino at around 17.00 ( 5pm)
Price : 118 euro per person, or 144 euro per person
(base 4 PEOPLE) (base 2/3 PEOPLE)
The price includes:
a) Transportation by car or a minivan
b) Assistance of a Tour Leader during all the tour
c) Wine-tasting of the wines listed in the programme above and taste of local produce, bruschette, cheese, salumi, oil, in Montepulciano town and Montalcino area
d) Cheese Tasting and Light lunch in a typical Trattoria in Pienza
e) Guided tour of the Wineries listed in the programme above, with explanations of all the differents stages of winemaking from the grape -picking to the bottling process
f) Some free time to visit Montepulciano, Pienza and st. Antimo's Abbey
The price does not include:
a) Tips and anything not specified in ‘The price includes’ above
Estes tours são disponíveis com Intérprete brasileiro, suplemento ao grupo: 100 euro
Эти туры доступны так же на русском языке
С доплатой к группе: 150 eur
- 25% Penalty for cancellations up to one month before the tour
- 100% Penalty for cancellations from one month before to the day of the tour
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