Avignonesi, one of the 100 best for Wine Spectator
The XIX century farm Le Capezzine is located a few kilometers away from Montepulciano and Cortona, near the town of Valiano. It is the heart of Avignonesi, home of the cellars, the Vin Santo drying and ageing room, the shop and the Common Table.
Tours at the Winery explain the different steps of wine making at Avignonesi, from terroir to bottle. Our professional staff will be pleased to guide our guests through this unique experience that lasts about 2 hours, wine tasting included.
PRICES 2011 TASTING OF 5 WINES* € 10,00 per person TOUR + 5 WINE TASTING* (about 2 hours) € 15,00 per person TOUR + 5 COURSE LUNCH € 90,00 per person (Tuscan Appetizer, Pasta, Main course with meat and vegetables, Selection of cheeses, Dessert, 5 Avignonesi wines* and 1 Italian dessert wine ) TOUR + 4 COURSE LUNCH € 70,00 per person (Mixed Tuscan Appetizer, Pasta, Main course with meat and vegetables, Dessert, 4 Avignonesi wines* and 1 Italian dessert wine) TOUR + 3 COURSE LUNCH € 50,00 per person (Mixed Tuscan Appetizer, Choice of Pasta or Main course with meat and vegetables , Dessert, 3 Avignonesi wines* and 1 Italian dessert wine) Please inform Avignonesi ahead if you prefer the Pasta dish or the Meat and Vegetables dish.
The time schedule is as follow: From Monday to Friday : 10.00am Tour+ Wine Tasting 12.00pm
Tour paired with luncheon reservations only 3.00pm Tour+ Wine Tasting **Saturday: 11.00am Tour+ Wine Tasting (no lunch available) 3.30pm Tour+ Wine Tasting (no lunch available) **Sunday: 11.00am Tour+ Wine Tasting (no lunch available) 3.30pm Tour+ Wine Tasting (no lunch available) *All the wines are carefully selected by our staff from the following: **Saturday and Sunday, open from May 1st until October 30th. Sauvignon Blanc Cortona DOC, Il Marzocco Chardonnay Cortona DOC, Rosso Avignonesi Toscana IGT, Rosso di Montepulciano DOC, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, Desiderio Merlot Cortona DOC P.S. They can also cater to special requests such as weddings, dinners, weekend events, etc.
Please refer to Alina for further information at email@example.com
All the fontanaro’s guests will receive a special treatment at Avignonesi cellar!
GPS Coordinates: 43°10’23.33 “N / 11°55’59.40 “E