Tasting tour of the historic cellars in Montepulciano
Excursions & day trips

Tasting tour of the historic cellars in Montepulciano

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Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the historic cellars in Montepulciano located underneath Tuscan Renaissance buildings
  • Walk through tunnels dug into the tuff and spectacular brick vaults with your expert guide
  • Enjoy a tasting of local wines with an explanation of their main characteristics
What to expect

Enjoy a tour of the historic cellars of Montepulciano, with a tasting of Vino Nobile. The historic cellars of Vino Nobile, located under the buildings dating back to the Tuscan Renaissance, are the core of Montepulciano.

Starting from Piazza Grande, you will discover the history of Montepulciano and the deep roots that have shaped the local people and Vino Nobile for centuries.

An expert guide will take you inside two underground cellars, through tunnels dug into the tuff and spectacular brick vaults. Here you will find the gigantic oak barrels where Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG and Rosso di Montepulciano DOCG rest.

At the end of each visit, you will enjoy a tasting of the wines, with an explanation of their basic characteristics.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Walking tour of Montepulciano city center
    • Guided tour of two underground cellars
    • Tasting of Rosso di Montepulciano DOC and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG
    • Wine glass and glass carrier
    Where

    Piazza Grande 7, 53045 Montepulciano SI, Italy

    Meeting point:
    Valdichiana Living office.
    What to remember
    • Please confirm the language of the tour directly with the local operator. You can find the contact information on the voucher after booking
    • The minimum number of participants for this tour is 2
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    When
    • Every day at 10.30am and at 4.00pm
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Valdichiana Living
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.
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