Brunello Wine Grand Tour in Siena, Italy

Tasting
Wine
Activity
Meet The Maker, Tour
Included
Tour guide
Languages
English
French
Spanish
Italian
German
Theme
Cultural, Historical
Minimum Drinking Age
18
$
42
68
/ Person
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Activity Overview
Brunello, presently considered the best wine in the world, has its ancestral roots in Montalcino. Ancient winemaking traditions have been handed down from generation to generation making this winemaking region exceptionally special.  
 
The town of Montalcino, sanctuary of this wine produced from Sangiovese grapes, stands on a charming hill that will let you savor its natural wholesomeness. Montalcino has a century-old fortress and the best wineries which have been featured in specialized wine magazines all over the world.

You will discover Montalcino, the splendid St. Antimo’s Abbey and the unbelievably beautiful surrounding areas. 

Along with a selection of other prestigious wines you will be tasting, you will also be tasting Brunello di Montalcino, known as the “Italian ambassador in the world of our winemaking reality”, presently the most appreciated wine product in the whole world.
 
Included
  • Journey by GT Coach with air conditioning
  • Expert multilingual escorts (English, French, Spanish, German and Italian)
  • Guided tour of Montalcino and its stronghold and short break to shop for typical products and local crafts
  • Guided visit to St. Antimo’s Abbey, renowned for its celebrated Gregorian Chants
  • Tasting of wines at a renowned Montalcino winery reviewed in the best specialised magazines, such as Wine Spectator and Decanter
  • Tasting of bruschettas and typical Tuscan cold cuts and cheese
  • Possibility of buying wine at the estate visited at advantageous prices (deliveries almost all over the world)
Rates
Per
Price
Person
$
42
68
Timing
Dates
Start Time
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Daily12:00 PMStart time to be confirmed
Duration
5 H
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Cancellation Policy
Standard
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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