For real wine lovers, This is a wine tasting experience hosted by a Sommelier.
This tour offers you an exclusive wine tasting in a Medieval cave dating back to Etruscan period, 600 BC. This place is the only one accessible to public and you will have one of a kind experience tasting the best wines selection from Sienna's region including a selection of high quality Pecorino cheese.
This unique Medieval Cave has been discovered 12 years ago while renovating a Building and has been sealed for centuries. Archaeologist from University of Siena has stated that the cave was used by Etruscan population more than 2600 years ago and the original tool marks from Etruscan are still visible in the walls of the cave.
During the tasting you will taste the famous Brunello di Montalcino wine nominated 2nd best wine in the world by the prestigious magazine Wine Spactator.
Our Licensed Tour Guide will give you an introduction about Sienna history and assist you during the tour giving some tips on where to eat and what do in town during your stay.
Please note: This experience being the a private premises is limited to 8 people per day.
The tour will start with a introduction Siena.
THE WINE TASTING WILL BE IN A UNDERGROUND MEDIEVAL CAVE AND WILL INCLUDE:
- Selection of 1 White wine
- 3 Red wines from Siena's region including Brunello di Montalcino
- Pecorino cheese
MEETING POINT : IN FRONT OF NH HOTELS, VIA LA LIZZA, SIENA.
STARTING TIME 12 pm (Alternative times available on request)
THE TOUR IS AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH OR ITALIAN.
PLEASE NOTE ALL THE EXPERIENCES NEED TO BE BOOKED AT LEAST 48 h BEFORE THE DATE YOU WOULD LIKE TO GO IN A TOUR .
TOUR AVAILABILITY LIMITED TO 8 PEOPLE PER DAY.