avignonesi
avignonesi

Avignonesi

Avignonesi…one of the 100 best wines for Wine Spectator, and for us!

avignonesi

avignonesi

 

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.


Tours at the Winery explain the philosophy and practice of wine making at Avignonesi, from terroir to bottle, and culminate in tastings of the fine wines.

 

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This is one of the best wine tour from il Fontanaro – only 28, 4 km farr.

 

 

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:

Il Marzocco Chardonnay Toscana IGT
Grandi Annate Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG
Desiderio Merlot Toscana IGT

Grifi Sangiovese – Cabernet Sauvignon Toscana IGT
50&50 Toscana IGT

 

USEFUL INFORMATION 

https://avignonesi.it/en/hospitality

Email: info@avignonesi.it 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

 OPERATION HOURS

MAR – APR MAY JUN – JUL
AUG – SEP
OCT NOV – DEC

Monday-Friday
10am-6pm

Monday-Saturday
10am-6pm

Sunday
12pm–6pm

Monday-Saturday
10am-7pm

Sunday
12pm–6pm

Monday-Saturday
10am-6pm

Sunday
12pm–6pm

Monday-Friday
10am-5pm
Closed: January, February
 Throughout the summer season, tastings of our wines in the Cellar Door are available all day and are FREE with the purchase of one of the wines tasted.

The following visit options must be booked in advance, using the visit request form on this page, or contacting our hospitality staff on info@avignonesi.it

 

 

RESERVATION POLICY

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.