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San Gimignano Wine Etiquette Tasting with Lunch or Dinner

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Activity provider: Tenuta Torciano Winery

San Gimignano Wine Etiquette Tasting with Lunch or Dinner

Activity provider: Tenuta Torciano Winery

From US$ 48.54 per person

Take part in a course for wine etiquette in a prestigious Tuscan winery with expert winemakers. Learn how to taste and select different wines during an in-depth seminar. Sample a range of wines alongside 10 different products including oils and truffles.

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Duration 1.5 - 2 hours
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English, Italian
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the secrets of wine making and tasting
  • Learn how to compare wine and food with a seminar
  • Enjoy a proper wine tasting with appetizer in the winery
  • Taste 10 Tuscan products including olive oils and truffles
Full description
Whether you're a wine novice or an expert, enjoy this wine tasting in an authentic Tuscan winery. Engage in topics drawn from modern etiquette with wine, where you can learn the correct posture and how to set a formal table, the glass etiquette, and how to select a wine for the occasion, whatever it may be. Indulge in a verticle wine tasting of 13 different Tuscan wines including personal reserves with vintage 1996-1997 and limited editions. As you sip, learn about the different areas of the winemaking region, and discover professional wine tasting techniques.  The range of Tuscan wines will be paired alongside a range of local gourmet products, depending on the option you booked. Taste cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil, white truffle or hot pepper flavored olive oil, and select balsamic vinegar. The lunch includes local cheeses, salami, and bruschetta, ribollita soup, truffle lasagna, and roast meat with vegetables to follow. The meal is topped by a dessert of cantuccini cookies with dessert wine. The experience lasts around 2 hours and finishes in the winery.
Includes
  • Wine tasting
  • Food tasting
  • Tuscan light lunch with appetizer in the Winery
  • Free parking
  • Pick up or drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

Not allowed

  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • Please advise us of any dietary requirements when booking and at the tasting
  • The tour is 2 hours long and you can choose the start time between 10 AM and 5 PM
  • Parking is free all day
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 4 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    5/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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Awesome place. Great wine, food and host. Highly recommend!!

October 4, 2019

Perfect!

Very friendly and fun staff, I recommend the tour and tasting with Andrea: very nice! It made our tasting experience unique and fun. Exceptional wine, very good pairing lunch. Highly recommended!

March 11, 2019

Product ID: 204433