Montepulciano
Calici di Stelle
2021

Programme 2021 - RESERVE YOUR TASTING

Night event with tastings of red wines Nobile di Montepulciano Docg and Rosso di Montepulciano Doc in exclusive locations in Montepulciano, combined with tastings of local products from the Valdichiana Eating network.
Price per person: € 18.00 (valid for one tasting in one shift in one of the 6 locations).
from 7 pm until 8 pm
from 9 pm until 10 pm
from 11 pm until midnight

CHOOSE THE TASTING YOU PREFER IN ONE OF THE 6 EXCLUSIVE LOCATIONS
Select August 10 from the calendar, choose the time and number of people - max 4 per booking - and pay directly for the tasting. We are waiting for you!

CLOISTER OF PALAZZO DEL CAPITANO

(access from Piazza Grande)

In Montepulciano, in the Renaissence Piazza Grande (the main square), just behind the Griffin and the Lion well, you’ll find Palazzo del Capitano, the ancient Law Court in Montepulciano, where there were the jails of Montepulciano. Inside, just behind an ancient wood door on the right side of the main corridor, there are quite hidden the stairs that will bring you directly to the “La Bottega – Montepulciano”. Here outside you will find the historical cloister and its timeless atmosphere.

The artists of Nuova Accademia degli Arrischianti - Sarteano - read a passage from Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy (in italian).
Musical entertainment by the artists of the Hans Werner Henze Music Institute - Montepulciano.

 

TERRACE OF PALAZZO RICCI

Built for Cardinal Giovanni Maria Ricci in the 16th century, this splendid palace will welcome you in its courtyard, from which you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the countryside of the Valdichiana Senese and Val d’Orcia. Home to many generations of the Ricci family over the centuries, today it houses the European Academy of Music.

The artists of Nuova Accademia degli Arrischianti - Sarteano - read a passage from Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy (in italian).
Musical entertainment by the artists of the Hans Werner Henze Music Institute - Montepulciano.

 

TERRACE OF VICOLO DEL LEONE

(adjacent to the Town Hall)

Few steps from Piazza Grande there is a secret corner of beauty: the panoramic terrace located at the end of Vicolo del Leone, just of the right side of the Municipality Building of Montepulciano. The walls of the historic buildings protect this pretty square, which for the occasion of Calici di Stelle in Montepulciano becomes the highest living room in town.

The artists of Nuova Accademia degli Arrischianti - Sarteano - read a passage from Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy (in italian).
Musical entertainment by the artists of the Hans Werner Henze Music Institute - Montepulciano.

 

LOGGIATO OF THE CANONICA OF SAN BIAGIO

In front of the temple of San Biagio, a masterpiece by Antonio da Sangallo, there is the Canonica, an elegant late Renaissance work with a double loggia and five large arches. The colors of the evening warm the travertine walls and accompany the tastings with a unique spectacle, given by the perfect combination of man’s work and natural landscape.

The artists of Nuova Accademia degli Arrischianti - Sarteano - read a passage from Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy (in italian).
Musical entertainment by the artists of the Hans Werner Henze Music Institute - Montepulciano.

 

FORTRESS GARDEN - recommended for families with children

On the highest point of Montepulciano stands the majestic Fortress, in a panoramic position between the Valdichiana and the Val d'Orcia. In the pretty Gardens of the Fortress among the elegant hedges and in the shade of centuries-old trees you will find a proposal dedicated to families with tastings and entertainment for children. 

The artists of Nuova Accademia degli Arrischianti - Sarteano - read a passage from Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy (in italian). Magic show for children and adults.

 

PIAZZA GRANDE

An open-air monument, the main square of Montepulciano is one of the most beautiful squares in Italy with its Florentine-inspired Palazzo Comunale, the imposing Cathedral and the majestic Reinassance Palaces. An ideal setting for an exclusive tasting under the starry sky on San Lorenzo's night. 

The artists of Nuova Accademia degli Arrischianti - Sarteano - read a passage from Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy (in italian). Musical entertainment by the artists of the Hans Werner Henze Music Institute - Montepulciano.

 

In all locations places are limited and subject to reservation (see the end of the program).

SPECIAL OPENINGS

From 7 pm to midnight Special opening at night of the TEMPLE OF SAN BIAGIO, a sixteenth-century Tuscan masterpiece, to admire its eternal beauty. Curated by OPERA LABORATORI.

From 10 pm Astronomical observation of the Sky on the grass of SAN BIAGIO TEMPLE. Curated by Società Astronomica Poliziana. N.B. The activity is subject to availability, only with reservation in advance.

 

TOUR

from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm and from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm - departure from Piazza Grande, 7
Tour of the underground cellars of Montepulciano – CALICI DI STELLE SPECIAL EDITION
: discover curiosities about Montepulciano and let us take you on a suggestive visit to the monumental underground cellars of the historic center.
Price per person: € 20.00
Includes:
• Walk in the historic center of Montepulciano
• Visit of two cellars in the historic center of Montepulciano
• Tasting of Rosso di Montepulciano DOC and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG
THE TOUR WILL BE HELD ON REACHING THE MINIMUM NUMBER OF 6 PEOPLE.

from 6 pm to 8 pm - departure from Piazza Grande, 7
Guided tour of Spasso con ... Il Poliziano
: Guided walk to discover Montepulciano to relive it through the eyes of the famous poet. Walking through the streets of the police town, we will see what he saw in those days, the historical events of the city. A tour to understand how the city was born and developed, famous all over the world for its wine, its beauty and its views.
Price per person: € 8.00
Free for children under 12
Includes:
• Guided walk through Montepulciano town centre with an experienced guide
• Tasting of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG

from 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm - departure from Piazza Grande, 7
Wine tour by ebike - CALICI DI STELLE SPECIAL EDITION
: reach a Vino Nobile winery in the countryside of Montepulciano by electric bicycle.
Price per person: € 69.00.
Includes:
• 2-hour E-Bike rental with helmet
• Guide
• Visit to a winery
• Tasting of Rosso di Montepulciano DOC and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG
• Tasting of typical products
THE TOUR WILL BE HELD ON REACHING THE MINIMUM NUMBER OF 6 PEOPLE.

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ORGANIZZAZIONE
strada valdichiana comune montepulciano
PARTNER
valdichiana living  cons vino nobile  magistrato contrade  fisar valdichiana 2016
Assicoop  Terre Cablate

 

 

 

CON IL PATROCINIO DI
  Regione Toscana  provincia siena  unioni-valdichiana

SPONSOR
Rubeca Motori