Wine Tour near Capalbio/Monteverro
Discover the world of Monteverro this autumn, nestled just below the medieval village of Capalbio. Here for over 10 years Julia and Georg Weber have created excellent wines in a beautifully sunbathed area of Tuscany close to the Tyrrhenian Sea. Our favourite? Their namesake agship wine, a Cuvée blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot. It’s the ideal place to visit during harvest season (late September).
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Truffle Experience with Savini truffles
Sniff you way into heaven with a total immersion in the mysterious world of truffles in Tuscany. The fun starts with a visit to Savini’s truffle museum followed by a truffle hunt with a special sniffer dog and his master, ending with a lunch savouring fresh truffles of the season.
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Olive Oil tasting at Dievole Wine Resort
Late fall/early winter marks the olive oil harvest season and in Tuscany, Wine Resort Dievole offers a sensorial EVOO experience in the heart of Chianti Classico. The resort produces a number of varietals: DOP Blend; IGP Toscano; 100% Italiano Blend; 100% Italiano Coratina that can be combined with an olive oil pairing dinner at the superb Novecento restaurant.
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Il Castello di Fighine
Deep in the rolling hills of the Colline Senesi is Fighine, a fascinating hamlet of medieval origins home to an exceptionally high quality 1-Michelin-star restaurant, the Ristorante Castello di Fighine, managed by Head Chef Antonio Strammiello. Indulge in either the à la carte or tasting menu featuring braised beef ravioli with tender asparagus and baby spinach, or Cinta Senese suckling pig with apple puree, sautéed chicory white garlic and hot chilli pepper.
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