wine


  • Benvenuto Brunello 2018

    Benvenuto Brunello 2018 Words and pictures by Amanda Atkins of Siena House, Tuscany. On a chilly Monday in February Malvin and I headed to the Tuscan city of Montalcino to attend the Benvenuto Brunello wine tasting event – intending to […]

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    Wine Tasting at Podere Le Ripi

    Podere Le Ripi is a biodynamic vineyard in Montalcino and Francesco Illy's personal project. An hour away from the house, but a superb journey we consider this an absolutely essential visit for any Wine Lovers coming to this part of Tuscany!

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  • Tasting Vino Nobile in Montepulciano in Pictures

    Annually, at the Fortress in Montepulciano, the new vintages of the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano are released. We have to be there! Only minutes away from Siena House - and an event that we cannot consider missing !

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  • Hiring a driver in Tuscany

    Q: Should we think about hiring a driver to go wine tasting or exploring in Tuscany?   Or what is wine tasting in Tuscany like and do you really need a driver? some points to consider to help you answer […]

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  • Vino Nobile di Montepulciano tasting.

    The first wine tasting of the year – and a super one, at the Fortress in Montepulciano’s historic centre. ¬†We met some of the producers, got to know more about their wines, processes and histories and most importantly tasted some […]

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