Guided tour

Montepulciano: Winery Tour and Tasting

4.2 / 5

20 reviews

Activity provider: Italy Hidden Experiences

Montepulciano: Winery Tour and Tasting

Activity provider: Italy Hidden Experiences

From US$ 29.11 per person

Enjoy a 1.5 hour tour and tasting experience at a historical cellar in the heart of Montepulciano. With an expert sommelier, sample and learn about some of Tuscany’s most prestigious wines, and enjoy some tasty appetizers too.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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English, Italian


  • Visit a historic cellar dating back to the 16th century
  • Learn about the cellar's wine from an expert sommelier
  • Sample some of the region's most prestigious wines
  • Enjoy a selection of traditional Tuscan appetizers
Full description
Head into the heart of Montepulciano to a historic underground cellar dating back to the 16th century. Learn about the cellar and admire its impressive vaults and tunnels which create a charming setting for the experience. Next, enjoy a tasting of premium wines with an expert sommelier. Sample some of the cellar's most prestigious wines, and learn about the different flavors. The tasting session includes four of the most well-known wines of the region, including Rosso di Montepulciano DOCG and Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG. The wine is also accompanied by some delicious snacks, so you can taste the very best that Tuscany has to offer.
  • Winery tour
  • Wine tasting
  • Professional sommelier
  • Water
  • Appetizers and bread
  • Hotel pickup or drop-off
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • Children under 18 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

Meet at Talosa Cantina Storica.

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Customer reviews

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4.2 /5

based on 20 reviews

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The visit to the Talosa winery was very interesting. The organization was impeccable: after a quick tour of the cellar's barrels and a brief description of the aging of the wine, we had a tasting of 5 wines from the farm, led by the sommelier. The tasting, accompanied by Tuscan cold cuts and croutons, lasted about an hour. Excellent value for money. Visit recommended for all those people who want to taste good red wine in the heart of Montepulciano by learning to recognize the peculiarities and differences of the different types of red wine. Overall rating: 9/10

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August 15, 2021

Excellent reception with excellent wine tasting. The only negative note is that it is indicated tasting of local appetizers with bread and instead we were served bread with excellent oil but not suitable for the reach of the living ... The description of the tour should be changed.

August 24, 2021

Wine tasting was affected by guide’s lack of enthusiasm and also answering phone while giving us the presentation also left us for 20 min between last wine tasting Cellar trip rushed. I would not do this again. Also made it easy not to purchase wine

July 4, 2022

Product ID: 390850