Avignonesi…one of the 100 best wines for Wine Spectator, and for us!
The XIX century farm Le Capezzine (Avignonesi) winery is located a few kilometers from Montepulciano and Cortona, near the town of Valiano. This magnificent estate is home to the historic aging cellars, the Vin Santo drying room and cellar, the shop and the Foresteria.
STARTING TOUR: You will see 2 of our icon vineyards, La Stella and Vigna Tonda, and visit the appassitoio (drying room), the vinsantaia (Vin Santo ageing cellar) and our underground barrique tunnel. Your host will introduce you to winemaking in Avignonesi and you will learn about the principles of biodynamic viticulture. To make sure you get the most out of your visit and have time to ask questions, each tour is limited to 12 people.
After the tour you will enjoy a tasting of 4 Avignonesi wines in our tasting room.
Wines will be chosen from the following:
Email: email@example.com Tel: +39 0578 724 304/307 Cell: +39 346 5805310
Fax: +39 0578 724308
Address: Via Colonica, 1 – Valiano di Montepulciano 53045
GPS: 43.17306 N / 11.93306 E — 43° 10′ 23″ N/ 11° 55′ 59″ E Website: www.avignonesi.it
Payment: cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express (only on site), invoice Shipping: They can ship wine almost everywhere.
Languages: Tours are usually conducted in English but our Italian staff speaks a wide selection of languages including Japanese, German, Portuguese, French and Russian
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The following visit options must be booked in advance, using the visit request form on this page, or contacting our hospitality staff on firstname.lastname@example.org
Tour and winelover’s lunch/ Technical tour: Requires credit card information to hold the booking, and can be paid in full at the end of the visit.
Cooking Classes: Require credit card information and 50% of the full amount to hold the reservation with the remainder charged to the card two weeks prior to the event.
Exclusive Events: 10% to hold the reservation, 40% sixty days before the event, the remaining 50% thirty days before the event.
Groups above 10 people: Special conditions apply.
ALTERATION OF RESERVATIONS AND CANCELLATION POLICY
Groups of less than 10: With 48 hours notice – NO CHARGE. Less than 48 hours –FULL CHARGE. Cooking classes: With 2 week notice – NO CHARGE. Less than 2 week notice– FULL CHARGE Exclusive Events: With 30 days notice -NO CHARGE. Less than 30 days notice – FULL CHARGE. Groups above 10 people: Special conditions apply.