LIVE THE HARVEST WITH US

The Vendemmia ? grape harvest ? is the most eagerly awaited time of the year in Montalcino. It is a magical moment, filled with expectation and hope.

Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to be swept away by in the exhilarating energy of the harvest? Experience it first hand at Castiglion del Bosco.

For reservations: wine@castigliondelbosco.com

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HARVEST EXPERIENCE

Every day from 15th?to 29th September 2019

Pick up your Harvest Kit and visit our stunning Capanna vineyard where our Wine Educators will explain the harvest techniques;

Hands on the grapes and learn how to pick grapes;

Follow Sangiovese grapes to the winery where you will learn about the grape selection, the fermentation and the aging phases of Brunello di Montalcino;

Finally enjoy a tasting of 6 wines from Castiglion del Bosco guided by our Wine Educators and paired with a selection of different local Pecorino Cheeses as well as some freshly prepared Salami of our own production.

Duration of tour: approximately 3 hours, starting at 10:30AM

? 100 per person

 

 

HARVEST EVENT

September 18th 2019

The Vendemmia ? grape harvest ? it?s a magical moment, filled with expectation and hope; the air is alive and permeated with the scent of new barrels and pomace. A one-day experience which includes grape picking, picnic in the vineyard, grape selection and stomping, tour of the winery with tasting of must and Brunello wine tasting at the winery.

Morning

Pick up your Harvest Kit – scissors, gloves and boots – and visit our stunning Capanna vineyard where our Wine Experts will explain the harvest techniques;

Lunch: Pic-nic among the vineyards

Woven baskets reveal simple and fresh Tuscan and Italian fare prepared by the chef using produce harvested, from the estate?s organic kitchen garden.

Afternoon

The experience continues in the winery, where you will learn about the grape selection and you will enjoying stomping on the grapes. A fun activity to live with your family and friends that will last a lifetime.

Afterwards you will taste the must with our Winemaker Cecilia in the fermentation room and then visit our ageing room.

The experience then continues with a guided tasting of 6 of our wines, paired with local Pecorino cheese and home-made Salumi.

Duration of tour: approximately 6 hours

? 250 per person