The scent of the must, the succession of rows of vines as far as the eye can see, the sound of laughter and chatting in the vineyard: all this and more is harvest season in Tuscany. Precisely at this time of the year Montepulciano reveals its most convivial and welcoming face, because the harvest is not an activity for a few but an opportunity to get together, meet old friends or make new acquaintances. The winemakers populate the countryside to harvest those grapes that give us very high quality productions: the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG and the Rosso di Montepulciano DOC, excellences that make this village in the Tuscan hills famous around the world.
A journey through the Montepulciano countryside, to discover the wineries that produce less than 50 thousand bottles a year. Producers will reveal you the secrets behind the success of a small winery, whose strenghts rely in the quality of the product and the special attention given to each bottle. Find out more here.
A tour of the winemaking excellences of Tuscany, classified by Wine Spectator among the 100 best labels in the world. Wine Spectator is one of the most prestigious wine magazines in the world. Every year, the editorial staff made up of leading international wine experts draws up a ranking of the 100 best labels in the world, based on the quality, availability and value of the wines on the market. For a winery, entering the Wine Spectator selection means entering the elite of wine producers as well as getting a formidable showcase on a global level. With the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, the Chianti Classico and the Brunello di Montalcino, just to name a few denominations, Tuscany carves out a considerable space every year in the ranking which confirms the quality and the wine-growing vocation of the region. This tour will take you to two wineries in Montepulciano and in Chianti selected by the well-known magazine, where you can appreciate the art of wine tourism. Find all the details of the tour here.
An experience that will make you approach the wines of Montepulciano in a genuine way, revealing a ritual of the harvest: breakfast in the vineyard. You will visit a winery during the harvest, witnessing the cutting and harvesting of the grapes and then move on to the cellar, where the vinification takes place. At the end of the visit you will enjoy a delicious break based on local cold cuts, cheeses, fruit and bread, wine and sugar. Find all the details of the tour here.
An e-bike ride from the historic center of Montepulciano to the rows of vines that follow one another in the countryside. You will stop for a visit to a winery and taste the wines and products of the territory, before returning to the starting point. The perfect experience to explore the Montepulciano countryside which in September takes on an absolutely unique charm. Find here all the details of the tour.
Vineyards become romantic in this experience designed to slowly explore the Tuscan countryside. Eventually you will reach a winery, where you will taste Vino Nobile and other local products. All the details of the tour here.
Not only wine: three days on the Strada del Vino Nobile itinerary to get to know the food and wine heritage of Montepulciano and its surroundings. You will discover how Chianina IGP meat, pecorino di Pienza and Tuscan IGP extra virgin olive oil go perfectly with a good glass of Vino Nobile DOCG. A classic for those who intend to discover this area of Tuscany and which, it must be said, never disappoints. Find out the details of the itinerary here.
An entire week to fall in love with the wines of the Valdichiana and Val d'Orcia areas. You will visit 4 wineries that produce Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Cortona DOC and Orcia DOC against the backdrop of the most breathtaking tuscan landscapes. A vacation fit for true wine experts. All the details of the itinerary here.