Wine & Food Experience in Piedmont & Tuscany ROBERTSON WINE TOURS for Jane & Randy Kitterman 19th Sept 2018 -  28th Sept 2018

Testimonial We used Robertson Wine Tours in 2017 for a South American wine tour and loved it so much we had them organize a wine tour to Italy for us this year. Italy was just as phenomenal. We highly recommend Robertson Wine Tours.
Randy & Jane Kitterman South Carolina USA October 2018

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Tour Day by Day – Piedmont and Tuscany for Jane & Randy Kitterman

TOUR DAY BY DAY


DAY 01: Wednesday, 19th September 2018
Arrival IN / Malpensa Airport / Milan Experience / Orta San Giulio / Villa Crespi


Flight IN at Malpensa Airport (MXP) .  Newark (EWR)  United Airlines UA to  Malpensa (MXP)  Arrival at 08:40 AM

Drop off Bags on Ground level of Terminal 1. Walk to Level minus 2 for train.

Transfer to Milano Centrale Train Station on Express Train XP1. Tickets to be Purchased on date of travel

Confirmation of Arrival time at Milano Centrale to be sent by WhatsApp once on the train

Reception & Departure from Milano Centrale Train Station with Guide and Driver of Robertson Wine Tours

Guided City Tour of Milan 6 hours.

Note: We suggest a quick Pannino Lunch with a Coffee as opposed to a sit down Lunch.

Transfer to Malpensa Airport on Express Train XP1

Give Tim (whatsapp) or Villa Crespi a Call to arrange the Pick up time  from Arrivals in Terminal 1.

Reception & Departure from Malpensa Airport with Driver of Robertson Wine Tours

Private Transfer to Orta San Giulio

Arrival & Check IN at Villa Crespi

Suggested Dinner Not Included a la Carte at Locanda di Orta Restaurant  or La Motta  Bistrot both within Walking distance or very short Taxi ride.

Sleep at Villa Crespi / Room Category: Deluxe Room


DAY 02: Thursday, 20th September 2018
Lago Maggiore Experience


Departure from Villa Crespi with Driver of Robertson Wine Tours

Private Transfer to Stresa

Guided Visit of Lago Maggiore

Please Note: including Private Boat Ride and visit to the Borromeo Islands and Gardens. (please note Entrance fees not included)

Please note we have taken out a full lunch here as we think tonights dinner being such an important meal a lighter snack at lunch is far more advisable.

Private Transfer to Orta San Giulio

Arrival at Villa Crespi

Afternoon Relaxing at Villa Crespi

Reserved Dinner Not Included a la Carte at Villa Crespi Restaurant

Please Note: 2-Star Michelin Restaurant.

Sleep at Villa Crespi / Room Category: Deluxe Room


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DAY 03: Friday, 21st September 2018
Orta San Giulio / Boca & Barolo / Monforte d’Alba / Il Giardino da Felicin


Check OUT from Villa Crespi

Reception & Departure from Villa Crespi with Sandro Minella

Private Transfer to Boca

Visit & Wine Tasting at Le Piane Winery

Private Transfer to Gattinara

Lunch with Wines at Villa Paolotti Restaurant

Private Transfer to Barolo

Informal wine tasting and introduction to Nebbiolo with Sandro at Enoteca Regionale Barolo.

Private Transfer to Monforte d’Alba

Arrival & Check IN at Il Giardino da Felicin

Suggested Dinner Not Included a la Carte at Le Case della Saracca

Please Note: At Walking Distance.

Sleep at Il Giardino da Felicin / Room Category: Deluxe Apartment


(B) (L)


DAY 04: Saturday, 22nd September 2018
Barolo Wine Experience


Departure from Il Giardino da Felicin with Sandro Minella

Private Transfer to Barolo

Visit & Old Vintages Tasting at Borgogno Winery

Visit & Tasting at Bartolo Mascarello Winery

Private Transfer to La Morra

Lunch with Wines at Osteria More & Macine Restaurant

Visit & Wine Tasting at Mauro Veglio Winery

Private Transfer to Monforte d’Alba

Visit & Wine Tasting at Giacomo Fenocchio Winery

Arrival at Il Giardino da Felicin

Suggested Dinner Not Included a la Carte at Guido Restaurant / Fontanafredda Winery in Serralunga d’Alba
Please Note: 15-Minute Taxi Drive (Not Included).

Sleep at Il Giardino da Felicin / Room Category: Deluxe Apartment


(B) (L)



DAY 05: Sunday, 23rd September 2018
Turin Experience


Departure from Il Giardino da Felicin with Sandro Minella

Private Transfer to Turin

Lunch with Wines at Farmacia del Cambio Restaurant

Guided City Tour of Turin

Please Note: including the Egyptian Museum or the Mole Antonelliana. (Note Tickets note included) 

Private Transfer to Monforte d’Alba

Arrival at Il Giardino da Felicin

Suggested Dinner Not Included a la Carte at Trattoria della Posta Restaurant in Monforte d’Alba
Please Note: 5-Minute Taxi Drive (Not Included).

Sleep at Il Giardino da Felicin / Room Category: Deluxe Apartment


(B) (L)


DAY 06: Monday, 24th September 2018
Monforte d’Alba / Chianti / Siena / Grand Hotel Continental


Check OUT from Il Giardino da Felicin

Departure from Il Giardino da Felicin with Sandro Minella

Private Transfer to Chianti

Lunch with Wines at Sant Agnese Winery and Farm 

Visit & Wine Tasting at  Sant Agnese Winery and Farm 

NOTE OPTIONAL  (Due to Harvest/ How you feel)

Stop in the Small Fortified town of Monteriggioni
Tasting only at Fontodi Winery
Tasting only at Guido Gaulandi Estate
Informal Tasting only at Enoteca Fonterutoli

Private Transfer to Siena

Arrival & Check IN at Grande Hotel Continental

Suggested Dinner Not Included a la Carte at Enoteca Tre Cristi Restaurant in Siena
Please Note: at Walking Distance.

Sleep at Grand Hotel Continental / Room Category: Superior 


(B) (L) 


DAY 07: Tuesday, 25th September 2018
Chianti Wine Experience with Bolgheri Wine Tasting


Departure from Grand Hotel Continental with Sandro Minella

Private Transfer to Chianti

Visit of Barone Ricasoli Winery

Please Note: including Gardens and External side of Ricasoli Castle.

Lunch with Wines at Barone Ricasoli Winery

Visit & Wine Tasting at Felsina Winery

NOTE OPTIONAL : Stop in the Small Fortified town of Monteriggioni 

Private Transfer to Siena

Arrival at Grand Hotel Continental

Please note:  Sandro will present 2 wines of Bolgheri  Prior to Dinner in the Hotel

Suggested Dinner Not Included a la Carte at Accademia dei Vinattieri Restaurant in Siena
Please Note: at Walking Distance.

Sleep at Grand Hotel Continental / Room Category: Superior 


(B) (L)



DAY 08: Wednesday, 26th September 2018
Siena / Montalcino Wine Experience / Suite d’Artista


Check OUT from Grand Hotel Continental

Departure from Grand Hotel Continental with Sandro Minella

Private Transfer to Montalcino

Visit & Wine Tasting at CapannaWinery

Visit & Wine Tasting at Casato Prime Donne Winery

Lunch with Wines at Boccon Di Vino Restaurant

Visit & Wine Tasting at Castello Tricerchi Winery

Arrival & Check IN at Suite d’Artista

Dinner Not Included a la Carte at Local Restaurant of Your Choice in Montalcino

Sleep at Suite d’Artista / Room Category Garden Suite


(B) (L)


DAY 09: Thursday, 27th September 2018
Montalcino Wine Experience with Pienza


Departure from Suite d’Artista with Sandro Minella

Visit & Wine Tasting at La Serena Winery

Lunch with Wines at Re di Macchia Restaurant

Visit & Wine Tasting at Mastrojanni Winery

Private Transfer to Pienza

Visit of Pienza

Arrival at Suite d’Artista

Dinner Not Included a la Carte at Local Restaurant of Your Choice in Montalcino
Please Note: we will provide a list of restaurants suggestions for Montalcino.

Sleep at Suite d’Artista / Room Category Garden Suite


(B) (L)



DAY 10: Friday, 28th September 2018
Montalcino / Pisa Airport / Departure OUT


Check OUT from Suite d’Artista

Departure from Suite d’Artista with Sandro Minella

Private Transfer to Florence Airport 

Arrival at Florence Airport

Flight OUT from Florence (FLR) 10:00 AM Air Dolomiti EN 8193 Munich


(B) 


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