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Small-Group Brunello di Montalcino Wine-Tasting Trip from Siena

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    What to Expect
    Begin your day trip with pickup in central Siena. Meet your guide and hop aboard your minivan, setting off toward Montalcino.

    Travel into the Tuscan hills and stop first at a small winery for a walk among the vineyards. Swirl and sip the famous Brunello di Montalcino, and check out the cellars with your guide.

    Next, arrive in the town of Montalcino, the region’s namesake. Soak up some free time to roam the area independently, enjoying the views of the valley below, perusing the shops or tasting more of the celebrated Brunello wines.

    Afterward, journey to a family-run winery, where you’ll meet the winemakers. Delve into some of the region’s culinary favorites with a lunch of antipasti, pasta or risotto and dessert, complemented by delicious local wines.

    Appetites sated, continue to the ancient Benedictine abbey of Sant'Antimo. Learn about the stunning structure’s history as you follow your guide inside. On occasion, visitors will hear the monks singing Gregorian chants while taking in the scenery.

    Top off your trip with a visit to a third winery for a fascinating lesson on production, the aging process and more. Take a seat for a final tasting before returning to Siena.
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    Departure Point
    Piazza San Domenico, Piazza S. Domenico, 53100 Siena SI, Italy
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local Guide
    • Lunch - at family run winery
    • Visit to wine cellars and wine tasting
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 16 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Customers who have not reached Italy's legal drinking age of 18 will not be served alcohol
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    All reviews highly recommend this tour tuscan escapes his wife the owner wine tasting podere le benedictine abbey small vineyard italian trip san domenico two couples second stop olive oil production vineyard owners wonderful lunch group tour lovely experience
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Absolutely fabulous day. Very interesting and informative and a great selection of different vineyards. Obviously the wine and countryside was amazing. Our guide Mare was lovely and very passionate. Worth every penny. A great day.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Ian F
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Great tour! Beautiful views, great wine, nice lunch. Tour guide David was excellent!! Recommend this tour.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank John D
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Our guide, Guillermo, was exceptional. His English was perfect, including American colloquialisms. He shared so much about Italian history, including info from other tours he guides. He was very personable and frankly a breath of fresh air. We went to 3 different wineries. One was...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank R7052ETmichaelw
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    The tour was absolutely fantastic. Daniel was a great guide providing both history of the area and wine making in Montalcino. The wineries we visited produced the same great Brunello but have different methods. Showing these different types of wineries made the tour fresh. The...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Murray S
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Thank you Elio, we had such a great day! My husband and I booked this very last minute and so glad we did. I have always dreamed of a Winery Tour in Tuscany and now that's marked off my list. We went to 3 Wineries...More

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    Response from Carolyn D | Reviewed this property |
    We got back at 7 but the driver asked everyone if it was ok if we were a bit late. We loved the trip and appreciated the extra time.
    Eileen G
    23 August 2019|
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    Response from Bucketlist70 | Reviewed this property |
    We did the tour in September. We ate at the home of the vineyard owner on a beautiful veranda overlooking their property. I don't think you have a choice as to where you are going to eat- it just depends what vineyards you... More
    21 August 2019|
    Response from Craig F | Reviewed this property |
    First stop of the day was Montalcino and we spent close to an hour there walking through the village on our own. Very close to where you are. They may be willing to swing over and pick you up at that time. They are very... More
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