Montalcino travel tips: Useful information for your summer visit to Tuscan wine country
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Montalcino travel tips: Useful information for your summer visit to Tuscan wine country

The summer is almost here and a lot of you are planning your trip to Tuscany and, in particular, to Montalcino, the land of Brunello, where you will enjoy some of the greatest wine and food tourism in the world. Here are some basic tips (based mostly on questions that I get asked at this … Continue reading

The best tasting room in Montalcino? We think so…
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The best tasting room in Montalcino? We think so…

It’s a bit counterintuitive but Montalcino, unlike Chianti Classico, doesn’t have scores and scores of tasting rooms where an appointment is always appreciated but is often not necessary. Most of the big wineries in Montalcino don’t take walk-in visitors and many don’t accept visitors at all. As you can see from our newly posted hours … Continue reading

Daybreak in Montalcino: A Room with a view (and a favorite hotel)
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Daybreak in Montalcino: A Room with a view (and a favorite hotel)

Late summer is always a beautiful time to visit Montalcino. But then again, when isn’t a good time to visit Montalcino? On my recent stay there, I was reminded of how every amateur photographer (myself included) suddenly becomes an Ansel Adams when in Montalcino. All you have to do is to point and shoot and … Continue reading