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Wine tastings and wine tours
We live in a land that's famous for its wine and we'd love to help you discover our region and our small producers.
Put your trust in our experience and allow us to provide you with unforgettable memories. We have various proposals:
-An exclusive and private wine tasting at the villa. We invite a small producer to come and present their winery as well as guide you through a tasting of their wines. By reservation, depending on winery's availability.
-We recommend the best wineries of the region with which we have worked for decades. We'll present them to you, and will take care of reservations. Payment will be made directly at the winery.
-We can organise a half or whole day private tour with a driver, who will take you to multiple wineries. We've got several, tailor-made suggestions.
-We also work with professionals who organise tours/tastings with small groups of wine lovers, including pick up and drop off at the villa. Departure is around 9am, and the tours usually last 6-8 hours. There are different tours to choose from.
Would you like to immerse yourselves in Tuscan cuisine and discover traditional recipes? We have various options to propose:
-A cooking class at the villa for a minimum of 6 people
-A cooking class in a private home in which you'll be welcomed by the owner, who speaks perfect English and will teach you traditional recipes in grand style. This is an individual class that takes place from Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm, at the end of which you'll enjoy the meal you have prepared.
-Group cooking classes at a cheese farm.
-Private cooking lessons for small groups in an Agriturismo
Learn the art of truffle hunting with an experienced truffle hunter and his dogs. This is available year-round except in May. The truffle experience will take 2 hours and finish with a picnic in the woods.
Olive oil class and tasting
A few kilometers away there's a small olive oil mill, lovingly run by two sisters who decided to continue their father's activity. The visit includes an explanation of the olive oil production process, followed by a tasting lesson and an actual tasting of the oil.
It's also possible to do a cooking class at the mill, on request
Are you in search of well-being and the ideal balance between body and mind?
Relax and take advantage of the serenity of this place. Book individual yoga classes at Villa Poggiano for the opportunity to benefit from this ancient discipline during your stay in Montepulciano.
Do you want to be pampered? Do you need to relax?
Or do you simply want to enjoy a massage at the end of a day spent exploring the beautiful Tuscan countryside?
Then take advantage of our team of professional masseurs who can do a massage in your suite or outside in our beautiful garden.
We can arrange a personal trainer to assist you with your exercise programme.
Rent a Vespa
There is nothing more delightful than renting a vespa for a day to wander along our beautiful country roads, feeling the wind in your hair and enjoying spectacular views at every turn. The vespas are 125cc, easy to use and may be driven by anyone over 18 years of age.
Each vespa carries two people. Helmet, gloves and itineraries will be provided by the rental company.
We organize private tour with guide
E-bike and Bike Rental
It is true that Tuscany by bike can be a challenge for all but trained bikers. However, e-bikes with assisted pedalling makes this wonderful experience available to everyone. We work with the best companies in the area whose offerings range from simple rentals to guided tours. Just ask and we'll provide you with all the information.
We organize private tour with guide
We are at the complete disposal of our guests to try to meet all their needs, including:
- organising private tours with or without a driverorganising private tours with or without a driver
- transfers to/from airports from / to airpor
- reservations for tasting/tours at wineries
- restaurants reservations
- would you like to surprise your partner with a floral tribute or more? ... we will try to satisfy all your needs.
Tuscany Photography – daily workshop
In collaboration with a professional photographer who lived in USA and the UK for several years, we organize daily workshops for amateurs and professionals who would like to work on their photographic skills while visiting Tuscany.
Each day Alfredo organizes a personalized tour. Ask us for information and costs.
Discover the nature and traditions of Tuscany on a walking tour with an experienced and knowledgeable guide. Half day or full day tours are available and you can choose the level of difficulty from an easy stroll to a more demanding hike.
Drive a dream, drive a Ferrari for a day
Do you want to live a dream? Drive a Ferrari for a day!
At Villa Poggiano it can be arranged for a special event - an anniversary, a birthday, a wedding proposal - or just for the pleasure of driving a Ferrari. You can rent a Ferrari 458, a 488 Spider or a Ferrari California Turbo, or join a tour with a specialized team of former Ferrari drivers.
Helicopter tour of the Val d'Orcia
A unique and thrilling experience - to fly over the entire Val d'Orcia in an Airbus AS 350 helicopter, with a stop in Montalcino for a tour and wine tasting at a prestigious Brunello winery.
Capacity of up to 5 passengers plus the pilot
A fun experience, a small adventure in the Tuscan countryside guided by qualified staff. You will discover places you would not expect, breathtaking views and a bit of adventure.
they are private tours with a guide lasting about 3 hours.
Horseback riding in the tuscan countryside
Ride throught the Tuscan fields: an expert will guide you and make you familiar to be ready for a pleasant ride on horseback throught the hills