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The Pleasure of Umbrian and Tuscan Wine

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 3 - 4 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 10 people
Destination(s): Italy  
Specialty Categories: Food & Wine   Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 350 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 350 Euro (EUR)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival at Villa di Monte Solare. Welcome drink and presentation of the program. In the evening you will enjoy a 3 course à la carte dinner at our restaurant “Dolium”.

Day 2: Visit the beautiful renaissance town of Montepulciano with wine tasting in a famous cellar with “Vino Nobile” and local produce. A drive to Pienza, the ideal town designed under the inspiration of Pope Pius II, Piccolomini. Possibility of shopping for “pecorino” cheese, wild-boar salami and other traditional produce. In the evening savor from our refined regional cuisine, while enjoying a 4 course seasonal menu as proposed by our Chef at our restaurant “Dolium”, accompanied by selected wines from our distinguished wine list.

Day 3: Today is dedicated to great Umbrian wines. After breakfast drive to Torgiano and visit the Lungarotti Foundation’s wine museum, one of the most excellent in the world. Giorgio Lungarotti was the first wine producer to export Umbrian wines all over the world, but his fame has grown enormously because of the importance of the collections shown in his museum. Subsequent to the visit of the museum, enjoy a wine tasting in the “Osteria del Museo” which is close by. In the afternoon we suggest you to explore Montefalco, home to the famous "Sagrantino" red wine, and Bevagna. The charming medieval towns will provide for plentiful opportunities to try and acquire great wines, like Sagrantino “secco” and “passito”, and further culinary produce.

Day 4: Departure after breakfast.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Escorted tours with English speaking driver
- 3 overnights in Classic double room
- One 3 course dinner à la carte
- One 4 course seasonal menu including wines
- Two wine tastings with snacks
- Entrance fee to the museum and all necessary informational material.

Price Excludes:
- Further drinks and extras not mentioned in the program.

About This Supplier
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Location: Italy
Joined InfoHub: Jul 2005
Client Request Served: 28

In Umbria, only a short distance from Perugia and Lake Trasimeno rises Monte Solare, associated from ancient times with the cult of Apollo, the sun god. Here, among the various green of the olives groves, vineyards and woods, stands the old, noble villa. The walled Italian garden, the chapel of Santa Lucia and the...

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