Spend an afternoon in the wine town of Montalcino, tasting the prestigious Brunello di Montalcino and learning about wine production. The 3.5-hour tour from Siena includes two tasting sessions where local wine is paired with salami and cured meat. Admire views of the Tuscan countryside from the pretty hill town, and discover the region’s generations-old winemaking traditions.
Start your half-day trip with a hotel pickup from Siena at 2pm from April to November, or at 1pm from November to March. Then relax on the journey into the Tuscan countryside that surrounds the city.
Your destination is Montalcino, a beautiful hill town that’s known for its medieval city walls and its wine. Here, you’ll enjoy two tastings of the local wine along with snacks such as cured meat and traditional salami.
Sip Brunello di Montalcino wine, and hear how its production secrets and traditions have been passed down through the generations. One of the world’s most expensive varietals, the revered wine is made from sangiovese grapes, and matured for years in special wooden casks.
After your tastings, return to your transport for the journey back to Siena. Finish with a drop-off back at your hotel.