GRAPE HARVESTING IN TUSCANY, CORTONA
5 days/4 nights (Friday 18th to Tuesday 22nd September )
Day 1 –96 Meeting at Pisa’s airport or in Cortona in the afternoon. Welcome drink and special dinner with tasting of different Tuscan wines.
Day 2- Typical Tuscan country breakfast. Morning class “Introduction to wine”. Lunch and transfer to Cortona for a visit of the town and evening at your disposal.
Day 3 – After breakfast, transfer to the Dal Cero’s vineyards to start the vendemmia (harvesting). Outdoor lunch with Tuscany specialities including prosciutto toscano, porchetta, pecorino toscano and pane toscano. After lunch, possibility of visiting the area or continue harvesting. After the harvesting, return to the winery where you will be shown the equipment and described the wine making process, with taste of the grape juice before, during and after the fermentation. Evening at your disposal
Day 4 – After breakfast, visit at the “Godiolo” winery in Montepulciano and at the winery “7 Camicie” in Montalcino with tasting of different wines and different vintages. In the evening, farewell dinner in Cortona.
Day 5- Breakfast and departure.
4 nights accommodations in a B&B in Cortona
Winery visits and wine tasting as per itinerary
4 lunches or dinners (one a day) Breakfast daily
60 bottles of wine made with your picked-up grapes with personalised label Full-day at disposal
The price is per person, based on double occupancy. Places are limited to 10.