1. Italy
  2. Tuscany
  3. Siena
  4. Abbey of Sant'Antimo

Brunello di Montalcino Full-Day Wine Tour with Tastings

Product ID: 47297
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Spend a full day touring Montalcino and visiting 3 Brunello wineries. Meet the wine makers responsible for producing this famous Italian red wine, and enjoy a traditional Tuscan lunch at a wine estate. Experience the passion put into creating these wines.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live guide
English, Italian
Easy cancellation
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the charming hill town of Montalcino and the mystical Abbey of Sant Antimo
  • Visit 3 local wineries, meet the wine makers, and taste their wines
  • Enjoy a delicious Tuscan meal at a family-run winery
Full description
Wine lovers will enjoy this full-day tour through the beautiful Tuscan landscape with stops to visit some typical local wineries. Explore the famous wine hills of Montalcino and learn about the process and passion involved in creating Brunello di Montalcino, one of Italy's most prestigious wines.

Your tour begins with a drive along the ancient Roman road from Siena to the famous wine hills of Montalcino. The first stop will be at a small, typical area winery where you’ll have a chance to walk in the vineyards, explore the cellars, and enjoy an introductory tasting of world-famous Brunello wine.

Next you’ll head to Montalcino, the hill town that gives its name to the region and its wines. Here you’ll have the opportunity to climb the fortress walls, spend some time browsing the shops and tasting the Brunello wines in wine bars, or simply enjoy the incredible views of the valleys and vineyards below.

After visiting the town of Montalcino the tour continues on to the stunning ancient mystical Benedictine Abbey of Sant Antimo, a special place in a tranquil setting.

You’ll enjoy a traditional Tuscan lunch at a family-run winery, accompanied by the delicious wines produced at the facility. Afterwards, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the farm.

In the afternoon you’ll visit a third winery where you’ll get a detailed description of the wine-making process, and learn how the vines are cared for and about the long aging process in oak barrels. After visiting the cellars and getting to know the winemakers, you’ll sit down for a final tasting of this nectar of the gods.
Includes
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • 3 Brunello winery visits with wine tastings
  • Lunch at a family-run winery
  • Abbey of Sant Antimo visit
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Tips/gratuities

When you get there

Meeting point

The Church of San Domenico (under the large tree), Piazza San Domenico, 53100 Siena

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Know before you go
• If for any reason a visit to the farm is not available on the day of the tour, you will enjoy a traditional Tuscan meal at a typical local trattoria
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Tuscan Escapes

Product ID: 47297