WINE TOUR
 Full day,
 from CORTONA

daily

WHY NOT COMBINE THE DISCOVERY OF CORTONA WITH
WINE TASTING AND LOCAL PRODUCE?

CORTONA-MONTEPULCIANO-MONTALCINO 


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 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
 

For reservations made by the end of August 2020 for 2020 and 2021, no Cancellation Penalty up to 14 days before the tour starts

Route

A CortonaB MontepulcianoC PienzaD Localita Sant'antimoE Montalcino

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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 : 108 euro per person,         or         144 euro per person
            (base 4 or more  PEOPLE)             (base 2/3 PEOPLE)

 

                                        

The price includes:

a)      Transportation by  car or a  minivan

b)      Assistance of a wine-expert  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 near 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

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:

-   30% Penalty for cancellations up to one month before the tour
- 100% Penalty for cancellations from one month before to the day of the tour
 

FOR INFORMATION AND RESERVATION  please CALL :  + 39 0575 1645310, TUSCANMAGIC Incoming Tour Operator , during office hours 

(10-13/16-.19 every day. Closed on Saturday)

OR 

+ 39 348 7653653. after  OFFICE HOURS

 web site:www.tuscanmagic.net/wine-tours.html

 

OR WRITE an e-mail to us directly to:

tuscanmagic@hotmail.it

or

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