Important details:

This Ultimate Italy Insider’s Trip is limited to 14 participants! This trip is open to members and non-members. To reserve your spaces contact us at [email protected] or call 281.300.8281.

Tour Dates: June 8-16, 2024
Cost: $7995 + tax. All inclusive.*

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to book this trip. The remaining 50% is due by February 1st, 2023. Travel insurance is required for this trip. Members or participants may sell or find  replacements for their tickets, however, due to the guarantees involved there are no refunds.
* Does not include airfare. Each guest is responsible for making their own travel arrangements.

The Ultimate Italy Insider’s Trip Itinerary

Day One – Saturday, June 8th – Check in at Villa Nonna Cicci – Welcome Dinner

  • Check in at Villa Nonna Cicci
  • Free time to relax at the Hotel
  • 7:30 Welcome dinner at Michelin starred Guido Ristorante

Day Two – Sunday, June 9th – 3 VIP Winery Tours & Tastings – Gourmet Lunch – Barolo Wine Dinner

  • VIP Winery Tour – G.D. Vajra
  • VIP Winery Tour – Vietti: Discussion of Barolo Crus
  • Lunch: L’Argaj
  • VIP Winery Tour – Renato Ratti
  • Rest & Relaxation at the Hotel
  • Dinner: Osteria Della Rosa Rossa

Day Three – Monday, June 10th  – 2 VIP Winery Tours & Tastings – Spa Option – Castle & Wine Museum Tour Option – Michelin Starred Dining

  • Morning Options
    1. Hotel Spa
    2. Visit Grinzane Cavour Castle & Wine Museum Tour
  • Lunch: Osteria Veglio
  • VIP Winery Tour – Sandrone
  • VIP Winery Tour – Roberto Voerzio
  • Free Time at Hotel
  • Dinner at the beautiful Michelin starred Ristorante “La Ciau del Tornavento” (My personal favorite in all of Piedmont)!

Day Four – Tuesday, June 11th – E-Bike Tour or Cooking Class – VIP Winery Tour & Tastings – Dinner at a Barolo Winery

  • Morning Options
    1. Guided E-bike Tour followed by Lunch
    2. Cooking Class and Lunch
  • Free Time at Hotel
  • VIP Winery Tour – Massolino
  • VIP Winery Tour – Cordero di Montezemolo Tour, Tasting & Winery Dinner

Day Five – Wednesday, June 12th – Depart for Bolgheri – Home of the Iconic Super Tuscans: Sassicaia & Biserno – VIP Tours
We depart for Bolgheri (Tuscany): the home of the original Super Tuscans! Here Cabernet is King! Here starts the second half of our incredible journey.

  • VIP Winey Tour, Tasting – Biserno & Lunch at Biserno
  • VIP Winery Tour & Tasting – Sassicaia
  • Drive to Montalcino
  • Check in to 5-Star Adler Thermae Resort & Spa
  • Free Time at Hotel
  • Dinner at Adler Thermae

Day Six – Thursday June 13th – 3 Amazing VIP Winery Tours w/ Special Tastings 

  • VIP Winery Tour & Tasting – Castello Romitorio – Tasting of New Releases and Library Selections
  • VIP Winery Tour, Tasting – Le Potazzine
  • Lunch at Vineria Le Potazzine
  • Afternoon Options:
    1. Guided Walking Tour of Sienna
    2. Free time at the Hotel
  • Dinner at Alle Logge de Piazza

Day Seven – Friday, June 14th – Morning of Options – E-Bike, Hike or Spa – Winery Lunch – 2 VIP Winery Visit & Tastings – Winery Lunch

  • Morning Options:
    1. E-Bike Tour
    2. Wine Country Hike
    3. Spa
  • VIP Winery Tour & Tasting and Lunch – Fuligni – Vertical Tasting of Older Vintages & New Releases
  • VIP Winery Tour & Tasting – Il Poggione
  • Free Time at the Hotel
  • Dinner at 2-Star Michelin Restaurant “Arnolfo” in Siena

Day 8 – Saturday, June 15th – Winery Tour & Tasting, Sightseeing & Shopping in Siena – Farewell Dinner

  • VIP Winery Tour & Tasting – Il Marroneto Winery
  • VIP Winery Tour & Tasting – San Filippo Winery & Lunch
  • Shopping in Siena
  • Free Time at Hotel
  • Farewell Dinner at Re di Macchia Restaurant

Day 9 – Sunday, June 16th – Depart for Florence Airport or Wherever the Wind Takes You!
Our Mini-Coach will transport you to the Airport in Florence (FLR) for the trip home or wherever you’d like to continue your journey.


*This Ultimate Insider Trip All-Inclusive: includes all “on the ground expenses” except optional Spa Services and other special services not listed. It Does Not Include Airfare.
Included:

  • 8 Nights’ Accommodations
  • 8 Breakfasts
  • 7 Lunches w/ wine
  • 8 Dinners w/ wine
  • Bike and/or E-Bike Rental
  • Fees for all museum, attractions and activities (except spa services)
  • Fees for all winery visits, tastings and meals
  • Chauffeured transportation by mini-coach
  • Monsterville will be your full-time tour leader.
  • Wineries, restaurants and hotels are subject to change.
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