TOTAL TUSCANY: WINE, FOOD & FUN!!
SANDY PHIL & COOPERS FAVORITE THINGS TO DO IN TUSCANY!
Montepulciano residents Sandy & Phil Ferretti (Cooper Too!) have immersed themselves in the fabric of their adoptive community & “TUSCAN LIFESTYLE.”
They will introduce you to the ever-growing slow food & farm-to-table movement of this region; “Cucina Povera” cooking; Etruscan & Renaissance art, architecture & history; local traditions; learn about the famous wine of this region VINO NOBILE DI MONTEPULCIANO and BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO.
ALL while you DISCOVER TUSCANYS PASSION FOR
WINE, FOOD AND FUN!
Current Dates Offered:
April 26th – May 3rd , 2023 - 4 spots left!
June 6th -14th, 2023 - 3 spots left!
October 5th – 12th, 2023 - 2 spots left!(Book Total Tuscany anytime for your private group)
Join us at our Rick Steve’s recommended luxury bed & breakfast for a
7-night/ 8-day all-inclusive
Total Tuscany: Wine, Food & Fun Week!
We have taken our "Favorite Things to Do!" and rolled them all into a fabulously curated vacation of a lifetime!
Immerse yourself in our Tuscan lifestyle.
Come Live “la Dolce Vita” with us!
We will learn to cook with local renowned chefs... Tour estates & taste thier wine at exclusive vineyards with the winemakers... Step back in time on the cobblestone streets of our medieval villages…Explore Etruscan cellars and underground caves in Montepulciano... Tour hilltop towns with a local resident & expert…Search for Truffles with our favorite hunter and his dogs...Meet a local "Bee-Keeper" and learn about our Tuscan Bees and taste their honey... Visit our local Olive Frantoio and participate in an Olive Oil Tasting...Roll handmade pasta on a farm while learning how to milk sheep with our friend the shepherd for our famous local cheese: Pecorino di Pienza... Enjoy a Tuscan BBQ with Phil in the vineyard and Pizza Night with Roberto under the Tuscan stars... wander our gardens, groves, orto & vineyards as you enjoy the local wines of the region and you discover our incredible 360 degree views of the Val D'orcia, Valdichiana and historic hilltop town of Montepulciano.
This is the TRIP OF A LIFETIME that you have dreamed of!
TRAVEL…THE BEST WAY TO BE LOST AND FOUND AT THE SAME TIME.
Spots are limited please email us to hold you exclusive space today!
+39 391 163 9887 CELL/TEXT/WHATSAPP
See you in Tuscany!
Sandy e Phil e Cooper
1 Universe, 9 Planets, 204 Countries, 809 Islands, 7 Seas and We have the Privilege to meet YOU!
PROGRAM COST = COST OF PROGRAM (PER PERSON) + ACCOMMODATIONS (PER ROOM).
3500€ per person (+accommodations) for our 7-night 8-day program, based on double occupancy.
Cost includes hands-on cooking classes, all meals, excursions, and tours.
In other words, as long as you are with US, everything is included!
(*Airfare and airport transfers to Relais Ortaglia B&B are not included.)
*Accommodations: We have 5 luxury suites on property and 2 luxury suites in an adjacent renovated church – Room assignments are first come first serve and range from 2450€ to 2975€ double occupancy in additional to the Program Cost.
Please ask for single supplement price. TDB
50% required at the time of booking.
The balance is due 150 days before start of the program.
https://www.consumersadvocate.org/travel-insurance "Highly Recomended"
- 150 days before start of program – full refund
- 149 days to 90 days before start of program
– 50% refund
- 90 days before start of program you will unfortunately forfeit 100% of your payment.
- Not responsible for any failure to perform obligations if it is prevented or delayed by an event of force majeure.
SAMPLE DAILY ITINERARY
(Activities Subject to Change with Seasonal Availability)
YOUR ITALIAN ADVENTURE BEGINS...
Check-in at Relais Ortaglia B&B in Montepulciano
Prosecco and Negroni Cocktail Hour in the vineyard overlooking the spectacular grape wines and olive trees!
Our Famous Tuscan BBQ in the Vineyard
ANCIENT THERMAL BATHS IN TUSCANY
Spend a day relaxing and unwinding in the ancient thermal baths of Bango Vignoni at our favorite spa. (Massage, Lunch, Steam & Sauna Included.)
Stroll the cobblestone streets of this historic medieval village.
Early Dinner at our favorite “secret” trattoria in the countryside.
Pasta cooking class at our favorite Organic Cheese Farm in Pienza.
Pasta Class, Meet the Cheesemakers, Tour & Lunch on the Farm!
Mangia on our homemade pasta with 12- different artisanal cheeses while enjoying the best view of Pienza!
Shopping & Gelato in Pienza.
5-course wine-paired dinner at our favorite terrace overlooking San Biagio Church
WINE & THE VAL D’ORCIA
Farm, Cellar & Vineyard tour with our favorite winemaker in Montalcino!
Private Chef & Lunch with 7 wines in their World Class Dining room.
Take in the magnificant UNESCO World Heritage sites on the way back from Montalcino.
Dinner in the Vineyard – overlooking the rolling hills below Cortona from a vineyard in Montepulciano.
7 Course Tasting Menu with wines paired by our friend their in-house sommelier.
VINO NOBILE, EXPLORING, PIGS, AND COCKTAILS
Descend 60 meters under Piazza Grande for wine tasting in the ancient Etruscan caves under our hilltop village.
Private Guided Tour & shopping in Montepulciano.
Lunch in Montepulciano on a private terrace overlooking the Val D’Orcia with our favorite level 4 sommelier.
Visit a Cinta Sienese Pig farm - learn about Roberto’s breeding program, relax on the infinity deck with local wines, snacks and the sunset.
Dinner in Montepulciano’s newest gem - our secret!
TRUFFLE HUNTING… PASTA ROLLING...NEGRONIS & PIZZA
Truffle hunt with Niko in his private truffle forest.
Truffle, pasta & dessert Cooking Class with our favorite chef in Montisi.
Private Tour & Cocktails at our friends Red & Rose Vermouth Distillery in Pienza.
Follow us to Piazza Grande for a 6 course Gourmet Pizza Tasting withh our good freind Roberto,
who is an award winning world-class PIZZAIOLA! (with Prosecco, OF COURSE!).
UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN & VINO NOBILE
Tour one of the oldest organic & biodynamic vineyards in Montepulciano – with wine tasting and Lunch.
Private Guided Tour of the famous hilltop village of Cortona from Francis May’s “Under the Tuscan Sun”
Farewell Dinner in Montepulciano with our great friend & local entrepreneur at our go to spot!
CIAO!! A PRESTO!
Optional Hot Air Balloon Ride from our front lawn (+€)
Relish in one last beautiful Relais Ortaglia home-made breakfast with your new friends.
Depart following breakfast.
“SEE YOU IN TUSCANY! WE ARE WAITING FOR YOU! XOXO
Are you Ready to Join us in Tuscany?
We will be sure to get right back to you!"
See you in Tuscany! XO