New Year’s Eve 2020 tasting Brunello in the Tuscan countryside
At Fattoria del Colle, the New Year’s Eve 2020 holidays full of experiences for foodies, wine lovers and lovers of peace and Tuscan traditions
From 26 December 26th till January 6th, Fattoria del Colle, in the south of Chianti, offers a program of daily animations able to introduce visitors to the most authentic and ancient Tuscan tradition. There will be a visit to the wineries of Brunello with a special musical accompaniment, the cooking lesson on Sienese Christmas sweets such as panforte and ricciarelli held by a pastry chef, themed dinners with 3 dishes, the experience “oenologist for one day” led by a sommelier, the guided tour of the historical parts of Fattoria del Colle with itinerant tasting, tasting of the new olive oil …. Each initiative is tailormade to offer knowledge and fun to both great wine lovers and simple lovers of the countryside and views.
For the detailed program of the activities, the prices and to book click here.
FATTORIA DEL COLLE AN INTACT CORNER OF ANCIENT TUSCANY
Fattoria del Colle was built by the ancestors of the present owner in 1592 and has been preserved miraculously intact over the centuries. There is the villa with the ancient kitchen, the room of the Grand Duke of Tuscany and the underground now full of barrels, there is the Chapel of San Clemente and all around parks, olive groves, vineyards and truffle reserves. Also the transformation of the ancient village of peasants into tourist residences was made without altering the original characteristics preserving even the ancient floors, the rooms are furnished with authentic local antiques.
In Fattoria del Colle there are a restaurant and the banquet hall, the cooking school and the relaxation area for the natural wellness equipped with Turkish bath, sauna, jacuzzi, room for couples massages and wine therapy.
AROUND FATTORIA DEL COLLE
The farm is located in the area of “postcard” landscapes, those that have made the Tuscan countryside famous in the world. It is located in the centre of the Tuscan and Umbrian art cities: 12 km from the abbey of Monte oliveto Maggiore, 30-40 km from Pienza, Montepulciano, San Quirico d’Orcia and Bagno Vignoni, Montalcino, Cortona, Buonconvento … 50-60 km away from Siena, Perugia, Assisi …. bringing your camera and make selfie is indispensable.
THE WINERIES OF BRUNELLO, CHIANTI SUPERIORE AND DOC ORCIA
The real strength are the two wineries: Casato Prime Donne in Montalcino where Brunello is produced and Fattoria del Colle for Chianti Superiore and Doc Orcia. They produce only family wines of high quality and currently 9 labels, among those normally on sale, have ratings over 90/100 in the most important international press. This transforms the tastings and dinners tastings of the New Year’s program into unique and unforgettable events.
BRUNELLO 2015 PREVIEW ON NEW YEAR’S EVE
In particular, on New Year’s Eve the New Year’s toast is made, as is tradition, with the preview of Brunello 2015 just born. In fact Brunello becomes Brunello at midnight in the fifth year after the harvest.
This year the guests of Fattoria del Colle will have the pleasure of drinking first in the world, together with Donatella Cinelli Colombini, the Brunello di Montalcino 2015 five stars. They were born in a very great vintage and began to be celebrated by the wine critics even before entering the market.