Montepulciano and Montalcino Brunello and Nobile Wine Enthusiasts Tour
• Follow your wine passion in the land of two great wines Brunello and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
• A guided wine tasting of Nobile di montepulciano Wine in an historical farm
• Lunch with wine pairing of Brunello wine
• Visit the medieval towns of Montalcino and Montepulciano
• Immerse yourself in the scenery of Val d’Orcia rolling hills, Unesco heritage
Point of Departure: Your accomodation in Florence
Departure Time: 9:00 a.m.
Tour duration: 9 hours
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Activity Level Leisurely
All about the Montepulciano and Montalcino Brunello and Nobile Wine Enthusiasts Tour.
Situated just south of Siena lies the land of some of the best Italian wines: Brunello di Montalcino an Nobile di Montepulciano. Based on the clones of Sangiovese, some of the most collectible and popular wines in all of Italy are produced here. Most of the tour takes place in the scenic views of the rolling hills of Val d’Orcia: a natural World Heritage Site proctected by Unesco.
We will reach Montalcino from Florence crossing the senese countryside, after visiting the town of Montalcino, we will reach a local farm for a private lunch with wine pairing of Brunello wines. Brunello is wine hunted by wine collectors from all over the world, requires a minimum five years of aging to be classified as Brunello di Montalcino.
After lunch we will head to Montepulciano, the homeland of another great wine the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Based like the Brunello on a clone of Sangiovese grape varietal, this wine is aged fro two in oak, the riserva for three.
Montepulciano has a long history dating back to the Etruscan times, reaching its peak of importance in the 14th century as a strategic Florentine stronghold in the Senese territory. Here you will have time for a walk by these beautiful medieval streets, location for movies like New Moon, Under the Tuscan Sun and the English Patient. After the visit of the town the tour will continue with a Vino Nobile wine tasting by a selected producer, this will be the last stop before driving back to Florence.
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
gas, tolls, parking
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
On your expenses there will be the cost of meals and wine tastings fees