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La Locanda Del Prete Wine Tour - 4 Days

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 4 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 12 people
Destination(s): Italy  
Specialty Categories: Food & Wine   Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1700 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1700 US Dollar (USD)

La Locanda del Prete is a small Bed and Breakfast, owned and operated by the Innocenti family and located in Arcidosso, in the province of Grosseto, Tuscany, Italy. This is an authentic Italian country inn, a place where locals as well as visitors, gather to eat, share a glass of wine or grappa (a digestive aperitif) and chat. Your host and wine leader (fluent in English), a native son of Tuscany, sommelier in training of fine Italian wines and master chef specializing in "La Cucina Povera Toscana", will accompany you on your journey along Tuscany's famous "Road of Wines" where you will discover the finest wine estates and sommeliers and learn the art of wine-food pairings (three visits and tastings daily). You will also experience quaint family run cellars for tastings and be immersed in the countryside of Southern Tuscany and also help you learn the basics of wine pairings, the “must-have knowledge” for any good host or hostess! Meals will be planned according to the days wine selections, from antipasto right up to desserts.

Your Itinerary:

Day 1: Transfer from Grosseto to Arcidosso. We will meet you in Grosseto which is easily accessible from Rome or Florence. Upon arrival at the Grosseto train station, you will be accompanied by car or van to the village of Arcidosso and then welcomed at La Locanda del Prete B&B. After settling in, your host and chef, Carlo will show you around and explain the week’s program! Then you can either relax in the garden or take a walk through the enchanting streets of Arcidosso. For dinner you will enjoy a Tuscan meal prepared by Carlo.

Day 2: Montepulciano. Visit the magnificent town of Montepulciano with architectural masterpieces by Rossellini, and then enjoy its wines including Nobile di Montepulciano at 2 private wine cellars (late morning and afternoon) for tastings. Lunch will be in a local trattoria with Romeo who will discuss all wines in detail and teach "wine-pairing" (how to match these local wines with different foods). Dinner at La Locanda del Prete.

Day 3: Morellino di Scansano. You will go a tour through the region known as "La Maremma" which is known for its Etruscan culture and proximity to the stunning seaside of Southern Tuscany. There will be a late morning wine tasting in a quaint private wine cellar followed by lunch at a local trattoria. During lunch Romeo will talk about wine-food pairing. Later in the afternoon, there will be a second wine tasting at a family run winery. Dinner at La Locanda del Prete.

Day 4: Departure. Transfer to Grosseto.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- 3 nights accommodations at La Locanda del Prete, outside the small village of Arcidosso, province of Grosseto
- All breakfasts and dinners as indicated in the itinerary
- 4 wine tastings as indicated in the itinerary
- Daily guided excursions to the enchanting towns

Note: $350 - $450 Single Occupancy Surcharge.

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