montepulciano wine tour

The Best Montepulciano Wine Tour 2024

€ 28
1 hour
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About Montepulciano Wine Tour

Step back in time and visit an old winery in the heart of Montepulciano! Discover the rich heritage of Montepulciano's noble wines and Tuscan traditions as you stroll through an enchanting wine cellar. The delicious wines aged in different types of high-quality oak barrels will help you gain insight into the winemaking process!


Montepulciano Wine Tour

Are you ready to experience the rich and timeless winemaking tradition of Tuscany with a Montepulciano wine tour?

Located in the heart of Montepulciano, De Ricci winery invites you to savor their noble reds and discover the winemaking process with a knowledgeable guide! Admire the old Renaissance palace and enjoy the guided tour of one of Italy's most beautiful wine cellars filled with rows of big and small oak barrels. The tour will help you discover the different impact French oak barrique barrels have on wine in contrast to big Slavonian oak ones.

Follow the guide and taste that difference on your own palate. With a wine-tasting of five different Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, you will enter the world of divine red wines and become a true wine expert! Enhance your wine-tasting experience with locally made extra-virgin olive oil and pecorino cheese as you hear the stories about the historic town of Montepulciano!

  • Professional guide
  • Tasting of five different Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG and DOC wines
  • A selection of pecorino cheeses of various ages
  • Bruschetta with extra virgin olive oil
  • Crostini
X not included
  • Transportation
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • English
  • Italian
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Meeting Point

Montepulciano wine tour is organized at Via Ricci, 53045 Montepulciano.

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Palazzo Ricci

Visit the beautiful Renaissance palace in Montepulciano and admire one of the most stunning wine cellars.

Montepulciano wine tasting

Savor noble red wines that have aged in quality woods. Recognize the difference between the wine aged in the enormous barrels made of Slavonian oak and barrique barrels made of French wood.

Wine and food pairing

Enjoy high-quality wines paired with homemade bruschetta and locally grown extra-virgin olive oil with pecorino cheese at the beautiful setting of this centuries-old palace.

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FAQ – Montepulciano Wine Tour

What is special about Montepulciano?

Montepulciano is the name of a town located in the Val d'Orcia region of Tuscany. It's known for its rich cultural heritage and incredible architecture, with several impressive Renaissance palaces and churches in the well-preserved medieval center of the city. It's also home to the production of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, which, contrary to its name, is not made of Montepulciano grape variety. Vino Nobile is made using the Sangoviese grape variety and is characterized by its elegance, complexity, and aging potential. Its rich flavor profile is a piece of heaven for all red wine lovers!

Is Montepulciano worth a visit?

The town of Montepulciano is a great getaway from the lively atmosphere of the big cities in Italy. Surrounded by stunning scenic views, this historic center, full of narrow streets and picturesque squares, it invites visitors to discover the architectural treasures across the town and explore the rich historical and cultural heritage. Take in the medieval charm and admire the Piazza Grande, known as one of the most beautiful squares in Tuscany. Explore the Temple of San Biagio and discover the Roman history of the city. Dive into the Montepulciano wine culture with a Montepulciano wine-tasting experience that will allow you to enjoy one of the best Tuscan wines!

Is Montepulciano a good wine?

One of the most renowned Italian wines comes from Montepulciano in Tuscany! Vino Nobile di Montepulciano wine is primarily made using the Sangiovese grape variety and is aged for at least 24 months before being released. Characterized by incredible depth and complexity, this wine has a rich flavor profile and is great for food pairings! In addition to the renowned Vino Nobile di Montepulciano wine, the town also boasts the production of Rosso di Montepulciano DOC wine, a more approachable red in comparison to Vino Nobile, and Vin Santo di Montepulciano, a sweet dessert wine made from white grape varieties. Some winery visits will also reward you with Super Tuscan wines, even though they're not exclusive to Montepulciano.

What other wine tours should I do in Tuscany?

Join a day trip from Florence with a Chianti wine tour and discover Italy's most renowned wine region! Taste the famous Brunello di Montalcino with Montalcino wine tours and savor gourmet bites specially designed to pair the wines! Explore lesser-known wine regions with a Lucca wine tour and take the opportunity to enjoy incredible wine and food surrounded by old wine barrels during the San Gimignano wine tour! In addition to wine-tasting tours, treat yourself to a unique adventure and join the Truffle hunting Tuscany!
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Good to know before you go

  • Montepulciano wine tour is organized at the Cantina De Ricci winery.
  • Please remember that the wine cellar is located in the center of Montepulciano, a no-car zone. We recommend to park at Parking S. Donato or Parking P8.
  • Remember to drink responsibly and have a designated driver if you're visiting the winery with a car.
  • Keep in mind that you can purchase wine at the winery.
  • Feel free to ask the guide questions about anything you're interested in.
  • Dress appropriately according to the weather.
  • For a full refund, please cancel your Montepulciano wine tour up to 24 hours in advance.
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It was such a lovely trip to the local history and wine culture with the help of our friendly guide. She took us through the wine cellar and explained the production and the wine notes in detail. Even if I'm generally not a big drinker, I've enjoyed each of them and bought a bottle to take home with me! Incredible value and enriching experience for sure!



We had a fantastic time during the Montepulciano wine tour! Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable, engaging, and funny, and he surely made the experience memorable. The wines we had and the wine cellar on site were breathtaking and left us wanting more! I highly recommend this wine-tasting adventure if you're a wine lover!


So tasteful!

Thanks to the local guide leading us through the wine-tasting experience. Even though I'm not a wine snob, I've felt incredibly knowledgeable due to his incredible storytelling about the production and tasting of the wines. I highly recommend that you visit! The winery is so old and cozy, making you feel at home long forgotten.


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