Morning transfer to Montalcino, homeland of the precious Brunello wine. On arrival guided visit to a winery and its centuries old wine cellars and guided tasting of Rosso di Montalcino and of Brunello wines. At the end visit to San’Antimo’s Abbey, one of the most fascinating venues in Tuscany, famous for its alabaster columns and decorations, accompanied by Gregorian chant ( a private concert ) Tour of Montalcino will follow with visit to 14th cent fortress – Enoteca ( it is possible climb up to the ramparts for panoramic views) and walk across town’s timeless streets.
Lunch will take place in an elegant, de charme restaurant , featuring local cuisine, incl. dishes prepared with Brunello wine.
Afternoon visit to a dairy producing the famous “ pecorino di Pienza” cheese to learn all the secrets of this special cheese, and tasting of fresh and aged pecorino. At the end a short walk at Pienza and return to hotel.
- Where: Brunello area
- Duration: 1 to 3 days
- No of participants: 2 to 20