To discover Pecorino Cheese and Nobile di Montepulciano wine
Visit two Tuscan biodynamic farms for an unforgettable experience
August 16th starting from 10:00 AM
PODERE IL CASALE PIENZA
AUGUST 16th – STARTING 10:00 AM till 3:00 PM
Cheese making demonstration of raw milk pecorino and 4 course farm to table lunch
Are you a cheese lover and did you always want to know how cheese is made? Here at Podere il Casale we make your cheese dreams come true! Together with Ulisse, owner of the farm and cheesemaker you learn how a traditional Pecorino di Pienza cheese is made. During the activity, Ulisse will guide you along the whole process: from the stable, to the fermentation to the aging. During the demonstration of a first salt cheese on the spot you can ask him all the questions that will come to you spontaneously during the discovery of this ancient art.
Included at Podere il Casale:
Guided tour of the farm, the stables and our dairy
Demonstration of the making of a first salt cheese.
4-course lunch (Starter, first course, cheeses platter, water, wine produced by us and coffee)
Duration: aprox. 4 hours
3:00 PM Individual departure to Avignonesi Winery
AUGUST 16th – STARTING 4:00 PM till 5:30 PM
Guided tour through theAvignonesi vineyards and cellars and tasting of 4 wines
During the exclusive tour at Avignonesi you will visit the two icon vineyards of the property, La Stella and Vigna Tonda, and visit the appassitoio (drying room), the vinsantaia (Vin Santo ageing cellar) and the underground barrique tunnel. Your host of the tour will introduce you to winemaking in Avignonesi and you will learn about the principles of biodynamic viticulture.
After the tour you will enjoy a tasting of 4 Avignonesi wines.
Included at Avignonesi:
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
Duration: aprox 1.5 hours
PRIVATE TRANSFER (CAR)
Min 2 / Max 3 people –> 260 € per person
PRIVATE TRANSFER (VAN)
Min 4 / Max 8 people –> 195 € per person
Info and Reservations:
(+39) 0578 755 109 phone
(+39) 333 4250705 mobile