Private Italy Tour for the Customers of
Pleasant Hill & Carlsbad Wine Merchants
TUSCANY “As You’ve Never Seen It”
June 14-20, 2009
is truly the ultimate “behind the scenes”, small group tour of
Tuscany, in on of the most beautiful times of the year.
sunflowers, stone farm-houses, rolling green hills, romantic
settings, noble wines, a strong culinary tradition and so much more
make Tuscany a classic and fulfilling place to visit.
We will get
“VIP tours” of top Chianti Classico, Vino Nobile and Brunello
producers, most of which are not normally open to the public.
We will visit
some of the most historic and picturesque towns of Tuscany –
Florence, Volterra, San Gimignano, Siena, Montepulciano, and
You will have
plenty of time to sight-see, take photos, shop, walk and feel a
part of this magical area.
appointments at wineries that will impress you – for their
wines, distinction, or “difficult-to-get-into” rating! Some of
the wineries scheduled (subject to change) are: Vignamaggio,
Poggio Antico, Avignonesi, Terrabianca, Felsina & Badia a
You will be
guided by both the owners of Pleasant Hill Wine Merchants,
and an Italian wine expert who will explain the wines of the
region – their history, their qualities, their differences. You
will also learn of the food traditions and culture of the area.
We will dine
in restaurants dedicated to the culinary traditions of the area,
as well as taste some special culinary products, like regional
olive oils and cheeses.
There will be
a half-day cooking class at one of Tuscany’s most prestigious
and famous cooking schools and wine estates.
transportation, 6 nights’ hotel, scheduled tours and visits,
cooking class, wine and most meals are included in the price.
Spaces are filling quickly for
this small group tour, so call or email for more details of this
unique experience of Tuscany.
$3,399.00 per person (double occupancy)/$300.00 (single supplement)
up by December 1, 2008 and receive a discount of $200 per person!
To register for any of our exciting trips, download the following
forms and fax them to Passionate Palate Tours at 562.627.9680.
If there are any questions, or if you prefer to have the
registration forms faxed or mailed to you, please call us at
562.354.6664, or email us at
Registration Form and
Participant Waiver and Release of Liability