Guided tour

Montepulciano Wine Tasting and Cellar Tour

4.9 / 5

63 reviews

Activity provider: UMBRIA CON ME
Guided tour

Montepulciano Wine Tasting and Cellar Tour

Activity provider: UMBRIA CON ME
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From US$ 30.54 per person

Likely to sell out

Taste the noble wines of Montepulciano and other produce from Tuscany and learn more about the history and traditions of winemaking on a tour of a wine cellar.

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Duration 1 hour
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  • Taste the fine wines of Montepulciano in a wine cellar
  • Marvel at the rows of barrels made from quality woods
  • Pair your wines with bruschetta with extra-virgin olive oil
Full description
Embark on a fascinating journey through the wine making traditions of Tuscany on a guided cellar tour in the medieval village of Montepulciano. Famous for its noble red wines, the wine region is also notable for the use of quality wood to age the wine. Marvel at the rows of enormous oak barrels from Slavonia, where refined Nobile di Montepulciano wines are stored alongside barrels made from quality French wood. Hear about the sandy tufa soil of the area, where fossils have been found to provide evidence of ancient origins. Pair your wines with bruschetta with extra-virgin olive oil.
  • Guide
  • A selection of pecorino cheeses of various ages
  • Bruschetta with extra virgin olive oil and typical crostini
  • 5 wines DOC and DOCG di Montepulciano
  • Bruschetta with extra-virgin olive oil
  • Transportation

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Meeting point

The cellar is located in the center of Montepulciano, a no-car zone. It is recommended park at "Parking S. Donato" or "Parking P8."

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4.9 /5

based on 63 reviews

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It was difficult to find initially. When we thought we were there, you have to continue up the hill and turn right to find the correct way in. There are a lot of steps and cobbles. It wasn’t quite as I expected, it is not in a vineyard, but in the centre of the town which is beautiful. The tasting was excellent, both wines and olive oil - such a shame we couldn’t buy more to bring home.

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March 31, 2023

We had one guide to the pair of us which was fantastic - and he had a great knowledge of both the wine making process & the Ricci family which was fabulous. Substantial selection of meat & cheese after the tour, and the staff were very generous with the top ups. Would definitely recommend.

March 31, 2023

Bellissimo tour all'interno di questa cantina storica situata nel cuore di Montepulciano. Ron ha fatto un bel tour, coinvolgente, e ci ha fatto scoprire la storia di questa bellissima (e piccola cantina). Abbiamo proseguito con assaggi di 6 vini e un tagliere. Esperienza assolutamente da consigliare per chi passa per queste zone.

March 31, 2023

Product ID: 176865