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Brunello di Montalcino Wine Tour from San Gimignano

Brunello di Montalcino Wine Tour from San Gimignano

From US$ 90.51 per person

Enjoy a half-day of culture, wine, and delicious food as you visit some of the most impressive destinations in Tuscany. Explore Montalcino and its fortress, and taste the region's world-famous wines.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian, English, Spanish
Pickup included
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit two famous estates and tour the wine cellars
  • See some of the most impressive destinations in Tuscany
  • Taste world-renowned wines in the best wineries
Full description
Brunello, presently considered one of the best wines in the world, has its ancestral roots in the ancient winemaking traditions of Montalcino, handed down from one generation to the next. The town of Montalcino, the home of this wine produced from Sangiovese grapes, is charmingly situated on a hill that provides beautiful views of the region. On this tour you will see the town, its century-old fortress, and the best wineries in the area. You will learn about the remarkable skills and techniques used in the production of local wine, which includes a long maturation in casks made from valuable wood. You will have the opportunity to taste prestigious wines in the best wineries of the region, and to discover Montalcino and the wonderful surrounding area.
Includes
  • Pick-up service
  • Travel by minivan with air conditioning for a maximum of eight people \
  • Expert multilingual escorts
  • Guided tour of Montalcino and its stronghold
  • Wine, oil and balsamic vinegar tasting
  • Snack with sliced cold meat and typical salami
  • Drop off service
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You must bring your own headphones
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You must fill out a travel information form
    • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Valid Green Passes can be obtained by uploading either proof of vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts to the Green Pass or Covid Certificate apps
    • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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    Not allowed

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    Know before you go

    • Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs.
    • This is a small groups tour of no more than 8 people per minivan.
    • Participants are required to provide a complete vaccination certificate, proof of COVID-19 recovery within 6 months, or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of the tour. One of these documents is mandatory to join the activity; otherwise, no refund will be provided.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4 /5

    based on 2 reviews

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    Mixed experience.

    Wine tasting was split in two, first a visit to the winery which was really good, then a visit to the wine shop, which was worthless. Car was very old and noisy. Driver very knowledgeable and narrative.

    August 7, 2016

    Excellent guide and tour reccomended

    October 15, 2019

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