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Sip some of Italy's most famous wine during a 1.5-hour visit to an organic winery in the heart of the Chianti region. Tour the vineyards and organic winery between Radda and Panzano, right in the Chianti Classico wine-producing area. Learn about how local wines are made. Take part in a wine-tasting session at the conclusion of your tour, sampling between 3-6 wines with appetizers such as bread with olive oil produced on-site.
Pedal through the Tuscan countryside during this half-day e-bike tour through Brunello. Bike along unpaved roads with ease on your electric bike towards local Tuscan vineyards. Enjoy a wine tasting at the Abbey of Sant’Antimo and learn about the ancient winemaking process. Sample three glasses of wines, including the Brunello di Montalcino, before heading to the medieval town of Montalcino to explore.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
We will cross a typical Chianti landscape between vineyards and olive groves until we reach the Agliena stream. During the journey along the stream we will be able to admire the 27 'Briglie', that is the medieval hydraulic engineering structures built for the regulation and collection of the waters of the stream, which supplied the ancient city of Semifonte with water, destroyed by the Florentines in 1202 The bridle was used until the 18th century, but then abandoned. Only the restoration of the last few years has allowed its restoration and conservation. A detailed map of these 'bridles' can be found in Leonardo da Vinci's Codex Leicester in the paper “Methods for avoiding erosion of river banks” demonstrating that the “universal genius” had carefully studied these hydraulic structures. A painting of the Agliena valley attributed to Leonardo da Vinci is now in the British Museum in London.
Grand tour of the Val D'Orcia allows you to discover the most beautiful Tuscan countryside with a Professional Tour Guide-Sommelier The small towns of Montalcino, Pienza and Montepulciano are the essence of this region, the dream of every curious traveler and lover of art, good food and great wines. Discover the splendid Renaissance town of Montepulciano, its splendid square, surrounded by magnificent palaces from the 1500s, its extraordinary underground medieval cellars, the elegant streets with small shops and artisan shops and wine bars. Be in love with Pienza, a UNESCO site, the charming village created by Pope Pius II, the extraordinary Renaissance cathedral, and the incredible view over the valley. Tasting of the delicious pecorino cheese. Visit the famous wine town of Montalcino and taste the celebrated Brunello di Montalcino wine in a winery. *** Trasportation is not included *you need of your own car for this tour. *I have my car I dont need to travel with you
Montalcino, the city center of the territory and important for one of the most famous wines of Italy: Brunello di Montalcino
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