This tour stands on its own simply because the charming medieval town of Montepulciano truly is a must-see destination; the fact that you get to enjoy first-rate wine is just an added bonus! Nobile di Montepulciano is primarily made up of the Sangiovese grape along with a few other local varieties that give it its medium body and firm tannins. Coupled with a reddish brown color and the characteristic smell of sweet violets, this wine is essential for all wine lovers.
Your journey will start from the proud city of Florence through the gorgeous countryside towards its historic rival, Siena. After arriving in the small town of Montepulciano, you will be given a personal tour of the first winery and have ample opportunity to taste the wines.
Lunch at the small winery.
The second winery will be also a good chance to have a fresh homemade meal, this probably will be one of the most memorable experiences of this wine trip. If you love cheese this will be also a great excuse to taste Pecorino cheese, which is a typical production of Montepulciano. Then, you will stroll along the medieval streets of Montepulciano.
After another drive through the beautiful countryside, you will visit another winery where you will have the opportunity to learn viticulture and discover the painstaking production process in addition to tasting the wine.
All in all, if you want to get a taste of Italian cuisine and wine coupled with a medieval hamlet setting, look no further.