Services & Experiences
Argiano Dimore, a matter of choices
Argiano Dimore relies on the best tour operators to guarantee services and experiences of the highest quality and tailor-made, to deliver our guests unforgettable moments.
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TOURS AND TASTING 2022
Argiano is part of the history of Montalcino and is one of its oldest wineries.
A majestic sixteenth-century villa, called Villa Bell’Aria, represents the heart of the estate: protagonist in the last years of a long restoration, today it shines in all its beauty bringing the cellars of Argiano to the splendor of the Renaissance.
Below, a list of our experiences.
The tours are private and exclusively by reservation
After a general presentation of the winery, you will visit the historic cellar including the vertical cellar and the private collection. It follows a tasting including the four most identifying Argiano wines: Rosso di Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino, Non Confunditur IGT, Solengo IGT (current vintages).
After a full visit of Argiano from the vineyard to the historic cellar, a wine tasting with food pairing will follow. Five wines, including our Rosso di Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino, Brunello Riserva, Non Confunditur and Solengo (current vintages) accompanied by a pairing with finger food designed by our chef Elena Montini to enhance the character of each wine.
A complete visit that will include a walk in the vineyard, the production area and the historic cellar. It follows a tasting of five wines between old and new vintages combined with a four-courses lunch designed to achieve the ideal pairing.
After a complete visit of the entire estate, from the vineyard to the historic cellars. It follows a tasting focused on a vertical tasting of Solengo, a unique wine conceived by the famous Giacomo Tachis. Four vintages to understand the evolution over time and the distinctive character of this wine.
A unique tasting experience including an extensive tour from the vineyard to the historic cellar and including areas not generally open to the public. A gourmet lunch in the unique setting of the historic cellar accompanied to old vintages of Argiano, for an experience out of the ordinary to discover a winery that has five centuries of history.
* The vintages for tasting are subject to stock availability. Changes may occur during the year
Private tours with your own chauffeur
Pienza, Val d’Orcia, Montalcino
The whole world feels laid out in front of you on a drive through the Sienese Clay Hills; a photograph in every eyeful, a delight to behold around every turn in the road.
Take in the silence and serenity of the Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, a fourteenth century monastery immersed in an enchanted woods.
Enjoy typical Tuscan cuisine in a countryside setting, toasting with a glass of Brunello di Montalcino!
Meander through Pienza, a lovely, picturesque Renaissance town, whose narrow streets and local Pecorino cheese entice and delight; the latter an outstanding cheese made with sheep’s milk.
Siena, the most beautiful of the cities
Perhaps the most famous medieval city in the world, with its shell-shaped Piazza del Campo, the city of the Palio gave birth to Santa Caterina, where its Torre del Mangia and the Cathedral dominate a city rich in history and charm . Immerse yourself in the undergrounds in search of the legendary Diana river, admire the majesty and beauty of the Cathedral, full of priceless works of art and enjoy the exclusivity of a private visit to the museum of one of the 17 Contradas of the world known horse race Palio di Siena.
Hill towns of the Val D’Orcia
The whole world feels laid out in front of you on a drive through the Sienese Clay Hills; a photograph in every eyeful, a delight to behold around every turn in the road. Experience Montalcino, home to over 100 labels of world renowned Brunello wine. Explore the body, color, extract, texture, depth embodied in this Tuscan jewel. Taste, drink, savor, study, buy, ship this prestigious Sangiovese nectar with the aid of your knowledgeable guide.
Meander through Pienza, a lovely, picturesque Renaissance town, whose narrow streets and local Pecorino cheese entice and delight. Built by Enea Silvio Piccolomini, this charming village induces you to explore its handcraft workshops, town squares and churches. Revel in local cuisine in Montichiello, surrounded by a sublime landscape. Visit Montepulciano and wander down its 7 mile-long main street. Discover its superlative Vino Nobile di Montepulciano in a wine tasting and cellar tour of a local winery.
San Gimignano, Volterra and Bolgheri
Discover Bolgheri, land of the Super Tuscans. Once considered as a simple table wine, local bordeaux blends like Sassicaia and others combine Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot as in a magic potion; revealing DOC excellence in every drop.
Brimming with all things Etruscan, Volterra will captivate you with its doors, amphitheatre and ancient burial places. Discover alabaster, a warm and luminous stone that enchants and inspires the artisan genius that fills the streets of this charming Tuscan jewel.
Enjoy a typical Tuscan cuisine in a countryside setting, toasting with a glass of Bolgheri Red or Sassicaia.
Make a pilgrimage to a perfect postcard in San Gimignano, where 13 of its original 72 towers will envelope you. Originally built to boast power and wealth, today these towers provide one of the most striking and enchanting backdrops for any traveller’s itinerary.
Florence and its wonders
A memorable day awaits you in the most significant Tuscan city of art. Enjoy the sights and visit the Accademia (Michelangelo’s David) or Uffizi Galleries (Botticelli’s Allegory of Spring), where some of the most impressive Renaissance art is on display.
The perfect introduction to the city, this full-day tour includes a street view of the Duomo, bell tower and baptistry to Piazza Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio and Ponte Vecchio (the Old Bridge). Enjoy lunch in a typical local restaurant. Wander down the enchanted streets, hunt for treasures or just take it all in.
Revisit the history of fashion and pharmacy at the Gucci or Ferragamo Museums and the Officina del Profumo in Santa Maria Novella.
A stop at Piazzale Michelangelo provides a remarkably breathtaking view of Florence and its surrounding hills; a sight never to be forgotten.
Pisa and Lucca
No trip to Italy is complete without a visit to Pisa, home of Galileo Galilei and the Leaning Tower. The grandeur of this ancient, Maritime Republic is reflected in the Square of Miracles, where the tower is enveloped by the Cathedral, Baptistry and Monumental Cemetery. A climb to the top of the tower confirms the surrounding splendor.
Discover Lucca, originally Etruscan, turned into a Roman colony in 180 B. C. The wealth of its history can still be found in a visit to the ruins of its Roman Amphitheatre, the Guinigi Tower and a walk on the walls that once protected it from the invasions. An enemy to Florence until 1328 and temporary site of exile of Dante
Alighieri, this charming town provides an enchanting backdrop to a meal, a walk and great adventures.
Assisi, Spello, Deruta and Montefalco
Go on an artistic and spiritual quest to Assisi and discover the divinity in the air and in Giotto’s brushstrokes, which depict the life of Saint Francis in Assisi’s Basilica.
Experience the exceptional, the sublime and the mesmerising, all in one time and in one place. Dine in an intimate, local restaurant, with a glass of Montefalco Red or Sagrantino and celebrate a beautiful day.
Discover Spello on a culinary encounter certain to please your palette; an Extra Virgin Olive Oil tasting.
Delight yourself in Deruta, where you will encounter extraordinary ceramics and have the chance to visit Ubaldo Grazia, the world’s most ancient majolica factory.
What’s boiling in the pot? It really needs to be said! A unique experience in search of the most famous recipes of local cuisine. Together with our Chefs you will discover the typical Sienese and Tuscan cuisine.
Are you ready for your exclusive cooking school and to try your hand at preparing an ancient recipe?
Trekking, horseback riding and mountain biking
Breathe in the air of the Val d’Orcia deeply and fill your eyes, soul and heart with the emotions that only this magical place can offer. Whether on foot with an environmental hiking guide, aboard a mountain bike or on horseback, the emotions of this day will surely be unforgettable.
Spa & Golf
The Reception team offers all guests of Argiano Dimore personalized assistance to book and organize a full day between golf courses and natural spas where sport and relaxation form the perfect combination.
Flying in a hot air balloon
Discover the Val d’Orcia from a privileged point of view: from above! Enjoy the sunrise over the gentle hills and let yourself be carried away by the wind aboard a hot air balloon exclusively for you.
In search of Tuscan gold: the truffle
This experience will allow you to discover how truffles are searched and collected. You will thus be able to enjoy an uncontaminated environment and understand the particular relationship that is established between the truffle hunter and his dog. This research can be done, depending on the time of the year, both in natural harvesting environments and in private truffle grounds. The truffle hunter will show the methods of research, techniques and secrets with the possibility of trying to lead the dog personally. At the end you will enjoy a lunch based on fresh truffles.
Yoga & Massages
Private yoga lessons surrounded by the wonderful Argiano countryside, with our instructors who will take care of you. It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or a professional, the important thing is to relax and fully enjoy the wonder that surrounds us. Then take advantage of a regenerating massage directly in your
room or in our open-air gardens.