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Montalcino Wine and Food tour

Enjoy an unforgettable day: let yourself be guided through the rolling hills and vineyards while admiring the beautiful Tuscan landscapes!

Our tour will combine the perfect  Brunello  di Montalcino wine with our typical Tuscan cooking.

The tour will start going through our winding roads towards some of the more 250 wine producers of this area, away from the usual paved roads.

After a short walk through the vineyards, you will be shown the cellars where you will at last learn all about our wines, their history, together with the wine producer you will discover all the secrets step by step: the processing, the dark ruby color, the bouquet that make this wine one of the most famous in the world.

At the end you will taste these wines at last, matched with some typical food of the area. Rosso and Brunello, handmade pasta dough, extra virgin olive oil, unsalted Tuscan bread, salads and tomatoes from the vegetable garden, beef meats and then the Tuscan pastry sipping some Vin Santo, an aged dessert wine.

Thanks to this tour you will be able to appreciate wines and food and to learn more about our history and traditions: in two words, our Tuscan life style!



10.00am  Departure from Montalcino – Via Circonvallazione, 3 with private minivan .In the bus, we will educate you a bit about the region you are going to visit, its history, culture and wines. The roads are hilly but the countryside is spectacular so make sure to bring a camera!

10.15am  We’ll reach CASTELLO TRICERCHI estate. The tour starts by the ancient main entrance, which gives the opportunity to see the castle’s defensive wall. At the end of the tour the guests visit the 16th century bridge created by Baldassarre Peruzzi and Cappella della Vergine, still preserving the relics of a fragment of Maria Virgin’s Veil. In the course of this tour the guests visit Sangiovese Grosso vineyards and the ancient medieval cellars and learn more about the wine production process. Brunello di Montalcino and wine selection tasting in an ancient 15th century guard station court yard

11.45am We move towards SASSODISOLE estate. Sassodisole winery is a family own business. It is situated in a peculiar area within north-eastern side of Montalcino council and the Natural Artistic Park of Orcia’s Valley, which has been recently nominated UNESCO World Heritage Site
Guided visit of the property and the cellar, walking in the Vineyard and at the end, wine tasting of sparkling ROSE', Rosso di MOntalcino DOC, Orcia Rosso DOC e Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

1.30pm Now, you'll have a time for lunch in the historical villa,  (4 coursed menu, starting with traditional tuscan apetizer, main course, hand made pasta seasoned with chianina beef sauce, second course meat with grilled vegetables from the farm's vegetable garden seasoned with extravirgin olive oil) and finish with dessert paired with Vin Santo and expresso coffee). The farm is located 2 km far away from Montalcino, it's a nice way to discover the  truly old Tuscany culinary tradition. The meal is paired with Rosso di Montalcino and Brunello di Montalcino Wine. (the food it's genuine and delicious)

Before lunch, guided visit in the cellar

3.30pm Will reach PODERE MARTOCCIA. Passion for wine and land, love for tradition. For two generations, Luca, the owner,  try to express these values, together with care and seriousness. In this welcoming cellar, the youngest red wine to the most prestigious Brunello are stored. Here oak barrels and barriques give unmistakable aromas and enveloping fragrances to each wine.

5.15pm We move towards PIOMBAIA – Biodynamic estate
Love and respect for nature brought the Cantini's young brothers to follow the biodynamic method without using chemical pesticedes and fertilizers in favour of natural materials. Their wine totally reflect the tradition and the characteristic of the territory. In their vineyard you will find flowers and butterflies that helps to keep the right harmony to make the vines grow healty. They make wine in the vineyards, not in the cellar! 
Guided visit of the property and the cellar, walking in the Vineyard and at the end, wine tasting of IGT red wine, Rosso di Montalcino DOC e Brunello di Montalcino DOCG accompanied by bruschettas

7.00pm we’ll return to Montalcino with full bellies, a happy heart and great memories in good time for dinner in your hotel


DURATION 9 hours

  • picked up and taken back/at your hotel (if located within 5 Km from Montalcino) or meeting point at Viale della Libertà, 12 in Montalcino (ARTEMISIA VIAGGI’s office) on the date and the time specified
  • Transportation in Minivan (seating 8)
  • driver and multilingual guide (English-Italian)
  • guided visit in four different cellars
  • tutored wine tasting of Rosso and Brunello di Montalcino in each winery
  • home made lunch with 4 courses menu
  • tutored tasting of Rosso.Brunello di Montalcino, Vin Santo and Grappa di Brunello during the lunch


Price per person: € 279,00

Minimum 2, maximum 8 peole



  • penality of 30% of the total amount for cancellation within 90 days before the date of the tour
  •  penality of 50% of the total amount for cancellation within 21 days before the date of the tour
  • penality of 90% of the total amount for cancellation within 14 days before the date of the tour
  • no refund for further cancellations or no shows. There will be no refunds for clients who will be not present at the meeting point on time for the start of the tour and clients who lose contact with the guide or do not complete the excursion



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