Brunello di Montalcino is a collectors’ favorite! Tour cellars where they are aged, meet and have lunch with the producers and learn about the production processes and passions behind these wines. Visit the hill town of Montalcino and the Abbey of Sant'Antimo. Meet your guide in front of the church of San Domenico in Siena at 9:30am, easy to find even if you are arriving from out of town with your own car, as there is parking in the vicinity. Travel south of Siena on the ancient Roman Cassia road to the famous wine hill of Montalcino. Enjoy a first stop at a small winery, walk along the rows of vines, explore the cellars and learn about the different barrels that can be used to make this 5-year old, prestigious wine. Enjoy an introductory tasting of the famous Rosso and Brunello di Montalcino wine and visit the hill town of Montalcino, marvel at the fortress walls where the brave soldiers of the Republic of Siena made their last stand against Florence. Spend time visiting stores and enjoying the incredible views overlooking the valleys. You're be welcomed into a family-run winery, meet its owners, winemakers or workers and take a visit around the farm before sitting down to enjoy a traditional Tuscan meal accompanied by the farm's delicious wines. Enjoy a brief visit to the mystical Abbey of Sant'Antimo, church that was once part of a large Benedictine monastery. Enjoy a walk around the grounds with peace and tranquility. Take an afternoon visit to a third winery, where we deepen our knowledge of the wine making processes. Explore the different aging barrels always made of oak, which the Brunello wine must age in. Finally, sit down for another tasting of this famous wine enjoy its persistent flavors.