Tour of Pecorino cheese from Pienza – Min. 4 pax
Discovering Pecorino cheese from Pienza, along with a visit to a winery in the countryside of Montepulciano.
Flocks of sheep graze on the hills of the Val d’Orcia, feeding on the aromatic herbs that this area offers; the result is a high-quality milk that, once processed, turns into the famous pecorino di Pienza, with its unmistakable flavor. This tour will take you to discover one of the best Tuscan products, right at a cheese factory located in the beautiful hills of the Val d’Orcia (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Here, you will observe the techniques of cheese processing, meeting these artisans of flavors, understanding the differences between the various types of Pecorino cheese, and finally you will learn to taste it. Be it fresh, semi-seasoned, or seasoned, you will realize that Pecorino cheese from Pienza is excellent in every version, pure or paired with honey or jams. And that’s not all. Then, you will discover another specialty of this territory: the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG. You will visit a wine producing agency in Montepulciano, going through the various stages of winemaking and wine aging. The tour will end with a tasting of Vino Rosso di Montepulciano DOC and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG.
- Visit of a dairy
- Tasting of different types of Pecorino di Pienza cheese
- Visit of a winery
- Tasting of Rosso di Montepulciano Doc and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Docg
- Cheese making class (min 4 people): € 40.00 per person
- Transfer service on request
Duration: about 3 hours
Departure time: 1 pm
Starting point: Dairy in Montepulciano or Pienza
Price per person: € 49,00 (min. 4 people)