Day Tour/Lunch/Two Wineries
8:30 AMFrom Siena or Hotel in Area
This tour features the San Giovese Grape! It’s grown in Montepulciano and has been grown in this area in the sandy and alluvial soil, since the 1500’s. It has and does to this day produce a unique wine called Vino Nobile. The translation “Noble Wine” and is one one of the most famous Italian DOCG, denomination of the wine.
You will be picked up in the morning at your hotel or other location in or near Siena. Approximately one hour away from Siena the tour will stop at the first winery where the wine maker will be waiting to personally escort you on a tour. The visit will include the tour of the wine cellars with the explanation of the wine making and its history. The tour will continue outside as you walk in the vineyard to their wine tasting area. We’ve added a bonus as you will have the opportunity to taste the winery’s olive oil production too!
Following the wine tasting, we will visit the town of Montepulciano and have lunch at a pre-selected restaurant that serves local fare.
After lunch, there will be another visit to a winery in the region and conclude the trip driving through the Valley of Orcia and finally back to our destination in Siena.