Brunello and Nobile Wine Lovers’ Tour: Montalcino and Montepulciano

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A heaven for wine lovers: situated just south of Siena lies the land of some of the best Italian wines: Brunello di Montalcino and Nobile di Montepulciano. Based on the clones of Sangiovese, some of the most collectible and popular wines in all of Italy are produced here.

Most of the tour takes place in the scenic views of the rolling hills of Val d’Orcia: a natural World Heritage Site protected by Unesco. Meet the producers and enjoy their wines.

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Duration: 9 hours
Starts: Florence, Italy
Trip Category: Food, Wine & Nightlife >> Wine Tasting & Winery Tours



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A heaven for wine lovers: situated just south of Siena lies the land of some of the best Italian wines: Brunello di Montalcino and Nobile di Montepulciano. Based on the clones of Sangiovese, some of the most collectible and popular wines in all of Italy are produced here.

Most of the tour takes place in the scenic views of the rolling hills of Val d’Orcia: a natural World Heritage Site protected by Unesco. Meet the producers and enjoy their wines.

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Pass By: Val d’Orcia, Italy

Val d’Orcia is one of the most enchanting valley in Italy, it’s beauty has been the subject of many paintings and more recently movies like Gladiator, the English Patient, Twilight..

Stop At: Montalcino, Montalcino, Tuscany

Montalcino is the dream destination of any wine lover. Discover the Brunello production area and learn about the history of this beautiful walled town

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, Pazza Grande, 53045, Montepulciano Italy

Montepulciano is not only the producer of Vino Nobile, its historical center reflects the importance and the wealth of this town. Once independent it became the strongest ally of Florence thanks to its strategic position south of Siena.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Historic Centre of the City of Pienza, near Montepulciano, 53026, Pienza Italy

Building an ideal town, this was the plan of Pope II. The principles of Renaissance architecture were perfectly adopted in this lovely town, you will feel the harmony as you will walk the cobble stone street. Indulge in a Pecorino Cheese tasting on the way it is the local specialty!



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