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TOUR AND EXCURSIONS SERVICES

To make your stay even more pleasant, we are available to help you plan a wide range of activities – from cooking courses to guided tours:

WINE EXPERIENCE (Duration: between 90 and 120 minutes)
This experience is divided into 3 parts: vineyard visit, winery tour and wine tasting. By walking through the stunning vineyard you’ll discover the unique microclimate and soil that nourish the San Giovese grape for the Brunello di Montalcino. At the same time you’ll get the chance to admire one of the most beautiful Tuscan views, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. A tour of the winery will show you how much attention to detail is necessary during the vinification. Explore the winery where the best wines are aged in French oak barrels, and experience the incredible atmosphere of the exclusive members-only winery. Last but not least, taste 6 incredible wines, like Brunello di Montalcino, paired with Tuscan cheese, bread, extra virgin olive oil and honey.

ADDITIONAL OPTION (NOT INCLUDED): Add to your private oenological experience the amazing opportunity to learn about the aging process of this winery’s flagship wine, the Brunello di Montalcino, by tasting “en primeur” two Brunello vintages still in the barrels.

FOOD PARING: WINE AND CHEESE (Duration: between 90 and 120 minutes)

To make your visit memorable take the exclusive opportunity to learn the art of “food pairing”. Enjoy tasting 6 incredible wines, among which Brunello Riserva and a limited edition Vin Santo, with 6 Italian cheeses, aged Tuscan pecorino, blue pecorino and fresh cheeses. Enjoy the winery’s most exciting activity. The wine expert will guide you in this wonderful experience teaching you all about how to pair food and wine and on how to emphasize flavours.

ADDITIONAL OPTION (NOT INCLUDED): Add to your private oenological experience the amazing opportunity to learn about the aging process of this winery’s flagship wine, the Brunello di Montalcino, by tasting “en primeur” two Brunello vintages still in the barrels.

VERTICAL TASTING OF BRUNELLO (Duration: 90 minutes)
This incredible and private tasting of six fine vintages of Brunello di Montalcino is a must for wine lovers coming to Tuscany for an unforgettable experience. By visiting the winery with an expert you’ll understand the attention to detail needed during the whole vinification process. You’ll enjoy six among the winery’s finest vintages of Brunello di Monalcino, even the Riserva, in a charming location. The tasting will be paired with local pecorino cheese, bread, extra virgin olive oil and honey.

ADDITIONAL OPTION (NOT INCLUDED): Add to your private oenological experience the amazing opportunity to learn about the aging process of this winery’s flagship wine, the Brunello di Montalcino, by tasting “en primeur” two Brunello vintages still in the barrels.

HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE OVER THE CHIANTI (Ride lasts for around 1 hour)
Experience the magic of a hot air balloon rides over the hills of Tuscany. Admire the sea of vineyards and cypresses, let the fresh 6000mt air rock you. The slow take off will let you see stunning views and admire the hills of Chianti from a whole new point of view. Rides are available only in the mornings and last around 1 hour, during which you will capture unforgettable sceneries, and learn many interesting facts about this territory thanks to the pilots and the guides. To guarantee the best service we work in collaboration with Tuscany’s number one agency for hot air balloon rides. It is authorized for touristic rides by the Italian and British Aviation Authorities. Our pilots are certified professionals with years of experience, so don’t worry, you’ll be in good hands. After landing you’ll get to celebrate with the crew with a glass of Ferrari Maximum Brut and a buffet of fresh pastries and local products perfect for a memorable breakfast.

Info Tour: Private Tour for couples or small groups. Time of departure from the hotel to be arranged according to weather and season (only in the morning). Professional hot air balloon pilot. Breakfast included. Spoken languages: Italian, English

NOTE: People who can’t fly: children under 7 years old, people who have recently had surgery, pregnant women, people with difficulties walking. Need to be in good form. Usually the ride start at dawn (so time to be defined each day) to take advantage of the favourable currents. Customers must wear comfortable clothes and closed sport shoes.

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