Private Full-Day Montalcino Truffle and Brunello Wine Tasting Tour from Rome

Day Trips & Excursions in Rome

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Experience Exclusive Montalcino truffle and the teachings of an acknowledged Tuscan sommelier and your expert local guide. Eat the best white truffle on this full-day savory experience. Drink the prestigious sparkling and red wines of this land! Worry-Free and Safe Private Tour Experience, operated only with: - Expert Professional English-Speaking Drivers - Selected local Expert Licensed Tour Guides (when booked) - Welcoming comfortable and fully air-conditioned last model Mercedes or other similar private vehicles
Meet your private driver at your hotel or accommodation in Rome and depart towards the Southern part of Tuscany at 8am. On arrival, stop to see the Tuscan villages of Castelmuzio and Montisi, and learn more about the region's most prized delicacy — the white truffle. Tuck into a light lunch of truffles and champagne in Montisi, before continuing through the scenic Val D'Orcia to Montalcino.Enjoy time to stroll around the medieval town, then head to a traditional wine temple to sample Montalcino's famous Brunello wine, said to be 'the king of reds and the red of kings'. During your wine tasting, learn how Brunello was developed by Ferruccio Biondi Santi more than a century ago, is produced exclusively within the Montalcino territory, and is made from Sangiovese Grosso grapes, aged for four years in wooden casks.At the end of the tour, relax on the 2.5-hour drive back to your hotel in Rome. The duration of the tour is about 10 hours and you can expect to be back at your hotel around 6pm, depending on local traffic.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Professional English-speaking driver
  • Private tour
  • Local, expert guide
  • Light lunch with truffle and bubbles, expert sommelier introduction
  • Visit of a Brunello winery, Brunello wine tasting and villages exploration
  • Fuel surcharge

What’s not included

  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
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