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.
Professional staff will be pleased to guide guests through this unique experience. Tours and tastings take about two hours. Tours followed by the wine-paired lunch take about 3.5 hours.
AVIGNONESI – WINE TASTINGS 2015
Reservations preferred – Tasting of 3 wines – €10 per person or FREE with a purchase of one of the wines you have tasted – all day – Monday through Friday (Saturday and Sunday from May – Oct) Taste our wines and buy yourself a bottle to enjoy with your friends.
MIDDAY TOUR & WINELOVER’S LUNCH
Reservation required – €95 –Monday through Friday (Saturday from May-Oct)
The tour visits the vineyards and Vinsantaia, concluding in the Foresteria for a winelover’s lunch with a tasting of up to 7 top wines. Restrictions on groups apply. Tours are limited to a maximum of 18 people and usually are in English. Please enquire about other language choices. Cancellation policies apply. Maximum 35 guests.
TOUR & WINE TASTING
Reservation required – €15 – Monday through Friday (Saturday from May-Oct)
Visit the vineyards and Vinsantaia, and enjoy a tasting of four wines.
TECHNICAL TOUR & WINE TASTING FOR PROFESSIONALS AND EXPERTS
Reservation required – prices vary – by appointment only
Satisfy your curiosity about Avignonesi with a technical explanation of our winemaking techniques and a visit to selected areas of our vinification cellar, followed by a specialized wine tasting.
High Season: May – October
Monday – Friday: 9am-6pm Saturday and Sunday: 11am – 6pm
Low Season: November, March, April – Monday to Friday: 9am -5pm Closed: December, January, February
USEFUL INFORMATION 2015
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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.