The Vendemmia ? grape harvest ? is the most eagerly awaited time of the year in Montalcino, because it is a magical moment, filled with expectation and hope.
Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to be swept away by the exhilarating energy of the harvest? Experience it first hand at Castiglion del Bosco with two different proposals.
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Every day from 15th?to 29th September
Pick up your Harvest Kit – scissors, gloves and boots – and visit our stunning vineyards, Gauggiole or Capanna, where our Wine Educators will explain the harvest techniques.
Hands on the grapes! Along with the Castiglion del Bosco vineyard team you will learn how to pick grapes.
Follow Sangiovese grapes to the winery where you will learn about the grape selection, also 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 Salumi ? cold cuts ? of our own production.
Duration of tour: approximately 3 hours
Pick up your Harvest Kit – scissors, gloves and boots – and visit our stunning Capanna vineyard where our Wine Educators will explain the harvest techniques;
Lunch: Pic-Nic among the vineyards
Woven baskets reveal simple and fresh Tuscan and Italian food prepared by our chef using produce harvested, from the estate?s organic kitchen garden in our resort Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco.
The experience continues in the winery, where you will learn about the grape selection and you will be enjoying stomping on the grapes. Certainly 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.