Guided wine tours by reservation

Visiting Guado al Melo is an authentic travel into the history and culture of wine, as well through the experimentation of your senses. Our visitors have the possibility of choosing the tour they prefer, according to their interests, needs and time. Despite the differences, each wine tour will lead our guest to know our cellar, our wines, our philosophy. This is possible both for single and for small or big groups. For further information and costs, please contact us.
Spoken languages: English, German and with an advance request also Russian.

“PARVA” VISIT
Without booking, only for single and small groups.
In the ancient Latin, parva means “small” and with this expression we refer to the short wine tour. Despite this, our guests will have the opportunity of experiencing Guado al Melo, our artisan wines and to get some information about the history and culture of wine.
Opening times:
- In spring and autumn (from Easter or from 1st of April to the first half of June) and in autumn (from the second half of September to the 31 October): from Monday to Saturday 10.00 AM- 1.00 P.M / 3.00 PM - 6.00 PM.
- In summer (from the second half of June to the first half of September): from Monday to Saturday morning 10.00 AM- 1.00 PM / 4.00 PM - 8.00 PM.
We recommend arriving at Guado al Melo at least 40 minutes before the closing time.
Description:
-Free visit to the exposition area, indoor and outdoors. Panels and captions are all in Italian and English, in part also in German (they are about the history and culture of wine, the production of an artisan and sustainable wine).
-Short introduction of the estate and guided tasting of our wines with a snack of bread sticks.
Length: about 30-40 minutes for both the guided introduction and the tasting, while the visit at the museum is free.


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“PLENA” VISIT
Only by appointment, for single and groups. For single and very small groups (1-7 people) we reserve the right to join other people of the same language. Otherwise you can choose the exclusive visit, with an extra charge to the cost of the visit.
From the Latin word plena, this is the complete visit, a true travel into the world of an artisan wine and its culture, guided by an expert. It will take you to know Guado al Melo, our artisan wines, our philosophy and how we work. You will enjoy a unique experience in the world of history and culture of wine.
Description:
-guided tours of the estate;
- wine tasting of four wines, included our top wines, with a small snack of bread sticks.
Length: one hour and a half/ two hours.

“PLENA PLUS” VISIT
Only by appointment for a minimum of 8 people.
The complete guided visit PLENA PLUS includes tasting accompanied by a typical snack from our territory (cold cuts, Tuscan cheese, toasts, bread and flatbread).
Length: one hour and a half / two hours.

“PRANDIUM” VISIT
Only by appointment for a minimum of 10 people
This is a complete (PLENA) visit followed by the tasting of our wines and a light lunch with typical Tuscan products. At the time of Romans, prandium was the frugal meal (sine mensa) consumed in the middle of the day. It was based only on cold food (bread, cold meat, olives, cheeses and legumes) and mulsum, wine mixed with honey. Prandium is the modern take of an ancient habit and a complement to our wines tasting.
Length: two hours/ two hours and a half.

“HISTORICA” VISIT
Only by appointment for groups of 6-20 people.
As the Latin word reminds, this is a historical visit. The PLENA visit is followed by the tasting of our most important wines (Atis Bolgheri DOC Superiore, Jassarte, Guado al Melo Bianco). The tasting will propose as well the historical vintages of these wines, according to the choice of the visitors. The price list cost of each vintage bottle consumed is added to the PLENA VISIT cost.
Length: one hour and a half/ two hours.


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