Tour of Cortona and Montepulciano - provided by outstanding local guides, Serena Ricci and Kljadi Belaj. Tour of Cortona in the AM and then on to Montepulciano for a Wine Tasting and Lunch at Talosa Winery. After lunch there will be time for shopping and more wine tasting!
Visit to Poggio Al Vento Winery - includes Wine Tasting of Roberto’s 5 outstanding wines, plus an olive oil tasting from the olive groves on his property. Since we will be there during the harvest season, we will be able to learn about the wine making and olive oil production processes. Poggio Al Vento is a small vineyard, operated by a single winemaker, which produces outstanding wine.
Tour of Siena - hosted by Local Guide, Antonella Piredda (3 hours). You will be transported up into the center of the city, where you will meet your guide for your tour. At the end of your tour, you will have time for lunch and shopping. Your transportation will pick you back up in the center of the city and return you to the Villa.
Available 2018 Dates:
September 22-29 OR September 29-October 6
Your Tuscany Adventure includes:
1 week stay in a luxury villa with pool, Villa Luisa, near Pienza and Montepulciano, Tuscany, Italy
Included in your package:
Breakfast each morning prepared with locally grown foods and fresh pastries
Maid Service daily
Gourmet Chef/3 Dinners in the Villa with Chef Alessandro Piccinini
Villa groceries for the week
Welcome/Arrival Wine and Cheese Gathering
Day private tour of Cortona and Montepulciano, Wine tasting at Talosa Winery with Lunch, with option (on your own) to enjoy a wine tasting with Sommelier and author, Jennifer Criswell
Olive Oil and Wine Tasting at Poggio Al Vento with owner and winemaker, Roberto Mascelloni
Private tour of Siena (3 hours)
Fully escorted by your Tuscany hosts, Judy and Tommy Gaither
Tourist Tax and VAT