DESTINATIONS

Curated Travel trips to selected Wine Regions of the world .


1. ITALY -May 15-22 2018


2. FRANCE - October 1-8  2018

EXCLUSIVE PROVENCE & THE RHONE VALLEY - OCTOBER 1 - 8 2018

VIP Italy Tour - May 15 - 22 2018

May 15 to 22, 2018


TUSCANY


New Dates


  • Guests              8/40                      
  • Days/Nights      8/7                               
  • Meal                  18  


Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars invites you on a magical journey to Tuscany. 

We’ve designed this exclusive itinerary for our wine club members so we can share a slice of Italy with you.

We’ll visit three classic properties belonging to the Antinori Family — one of Italy’s oldest wine producers

and part-owner of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars since 2007. Enjoy an exclusive tasting and tour at the Antinori Winery


In Chianti, learn to cook authentic dishes at the Abbey of Passignano, and savor a traditional dinner at La Cantinetta Antinori

at the Antinori Palace in Florence.

 Along the way, we’ll also experience several cooking workshops, the charming towns of Siena and Cortona, the famous sites of Florence, and much

more. Join us on this amazing journey.



DAY 1

FLORENCE

Arrive at the Florence Airport, and meet your friendly Travel Director in the arrivals

hall. Take a private transfer to our Relais & Chateau property, a family-owned and

operated luxury villa and one-star Michelin restaurant.

CORTONA WINE

ESTATE

Unwind at the property, and stroll through the gorgeous grounds, including an olive

grove and vineyards with views of Cortona. Come together to enjoy a falconry

demonstration, learning where Il Falconiere gets its name. Savor a welcome dinner at

the villa’s Michelin-starred restaurant.

Dinner

Overnight at Il Falconiere



TUSCAN PASTA

WORKSHOP

Start the day with an optional hike in an ancient neighborhood. After, learn the art of

Italian cuisine in the kitchen of Chef Titi. Make pici pasta and an accompanying sauce.

While lunch is cooking, tour the estate vineyard. Savor the prepared lunch with estate wines.

CORTONA


Explore the treasures of Cortona on a guided tour this afternoon. Learn about the

city’s history, visit a monastery where St. Francis slept, and experience the town

within the ancient stone walls. Enjoy a wine tasting at a local wine and cheese

market in Cortona before dinner on your own.

Breakfast, lunch

Overnight at Il Falconiere


DAY 3

PIENZA

Uncover the charming hillside village of Pienza, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Experience a unique cheese tasting at an admired local shop, and sample the

famous Pecorino cheese of this region. Follow our guide to see gorgeous

Renaissance architecture and views of the Val d’Orcia.

MONTALCINO

Continue on to the village of Montalcino. Meet the Mariani family, owners of an

award-winning winery and balsameria. Taste their balsamic vinegars and Brunello

wines, then sit down for a four-course lunch. After, stop at the Abbey of

Sant’Antimo, a Romanesque church just outside Pienza.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Overnight at Il Falconiere



DAY 4

SIENA

Join an expert hunter and his dog for a truffle hunt in the woods. Delight in a

leisurely lunch on your own in charming Siena. Discover this medieval city on a

guided walking tour, starting at Piazza del Campo. Visit the Siena Duomo, San

Domenico, and the art-filled Casa di Santa Caterina.

CORTONA

Unwind at the villa this afternoon, perhaps enjoying the Etruscan spa services or other

property amenities, such as the swimming pools or winery. Savor a delectable dinner

this evening, prepared by Chef Titi.

Breakfast, dinner

Overnight at Il Falconiere



DAY 5

CASTIGLION

FIORENTINO

Drive to the small, walled city of Castiglion Fiorentino, and spend the morning with

cheese expert Andrea Magi at his laboratory, Alchimia dei Formaggi. Learn techniques

to taste, cut, and smell different cheese varieties. Tour the two microclimate caves

Andrea has built onsite for storing these cheeses.

CORTONA FAMILY

MILL

Head to a local home for a hearty lunch spread of seasonal dishes followed by time to

relax and reflect back at the villa. After, join together for an unforgettable dinner at an

old family mill. Feast on rustic Italian dishes paired with wine and music.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Overnight at Il Falconiere


DAY 6

TAVARNELLE VAL DI

PESA

Rise early for breakfast and check-out. Head to Abbey of Passignano, an ancient

monastery with an osteria, cooking school, wine cellar, and the Vallombrosian Order of

monks. Stroll the Antinori-owned vineyards that surround the abbey. Enjoy a cooking

workshop and lunch of our creations.

ANTINORI WINERY IN

CHIANTI

Head to the Antinori Winery in the Chianti region. Tour this newly built winery set

within the Tuscan landscape. Walk the property, and visit the fermentation, aging, and

reserve areas. Enjoy a full tasting of select vintages.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Overnight at Hotel Santa Maria Novella



DAY 7

FLORENCE

Take in the storied culture of Florence this morning. Join our local guide for a

walking tour of Florence’s famous sites, like the Duomo di Firenze, Uffizi Gallery,

Santa Croce, San Lorenzo Market, Ponte Vecchio, and more. Stop in specialty shops

and cafes along the way.

FLORENCE

Sip on Antinori prosecco at Procacci, a gourmet shop featuring a wine bar and

delicacies made with truffles. Savor a special dinner with wine this evening at La

Cantinetta Antinori in Florence historic city center. Discover the beauty of this

restaurant, located in the Antinori Palace.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Overnight at Hotel Santa Maria Novella


DAY 8

FLORENCE

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before taking a private transfer to the Florence Airport.

STAY AT...

IL FALCONIERE

Enjoy five nights in this 17th-century Relais & Chateaux Tuscan villa located just

outside Cortona. After many generations as a traditional family estate, this extraordinary

property was transformed into a luxury haven for visitors. Discover 30 acres of

landscaped gardens, vineyards, and olive groves, a Michelin-starred restaurant, and an

Etruscan spa with indoor and outdoor pools. Rest in one of the property’s elegant bedrooms and

suites.


STAY

AT...

HOTEL SANTA MARIA

NOVELLA

Enjoy two nights in this boutique hotel in the center of Florence. Located in a

picturesque square, this hotel offers luxury accommodations and breathtaking views of

the Basilica di Santa Maria Novella from its rooftop terrace. Rest in one of the

property’s 71 rooms, decorated with marble and lacquered woodworking in the

traditional Florentine style


THE FINE PRINT

QUESTIONS? GET IN TOUCH.

DETAILS

DATES

Program: May 15 — 22, 2018

Extension: May 22 — 25, 2018

FLIGHT INFORMATION

If you would like assistance with reserving your flights, please contact us at

guestservices@experi.com.

ACTIVITY LEVEL

This trip has been designed to include daily exploratory walks that range from one to three

hours. Guests should feel comfortable

meandering along cobbled surfaces, walking up and down stairs, and sauntering down uneven

nature paths. Typically, our more invigorating walks are included as optional activities. Please

contact us at guestservices@experi.com if you have questions.

Note: All guests should be 21 years or older. Group maximum of 40 is based on double

occupancy.

INCLUDED

● 7 nights accommodations, including all taxes and fees

● Meals as listed on the itinerary: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 6 dinners,plus wine pairings

with most major meals

● All private excursions described in the itinerary along with services of local speakers,

guides, entrance fees, gratuities, and transportation

● Full guiding services of a dedicated Experi Travel Director

● Private airport transfers with porterage on the first and last scheduled days of the

program

NOT INCLUDED

● Pre-and post-trip accommodations and associated expenses

● Air and land transportation to/from host cities

● All types of personal insurance

● Personal expenses

● Additional alcoholic beverages beyond those included with major meals

RATES*

CLUB MEMBER

PRICING Jr. Suite:

$6,695

Suite: $6,995

Single: $7,895

NON MEMBER

PRICING

Jr. Suite: $7,030

Suite: $7,345

Single: $8,290

For more information regarding the availability of Single reservations, please contact:

guestservices@experi.com.

*Guests of club members also enjoy club member pricing. Call to discuss availability and rates

for triple and quad accommodations.

Rates are per person, double occupancy in US Dollars.

EXTENSION RATES**

Classic: $2,595

Single: $3,595

**Rates are per person, double occupancy in US Dollars.

DEPOSITS

A $1,000 deposit per person reserves your space for this program. Final payments are due no

later than 90 days prior to departure. An additional $500 deposit is required for extension

reservations.

TRAVEL TERMS & CONDITIONS

RESERVATION FORM

RESERVING GUEST INFO

To reserve your spot, we just need the name of one person in your group. We'll get the

names of the rest of your group in the next section.

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ROOM SELECTION

We will do our best to make sure you get the kind of room you want.

ROOM CATEGORY:

Per person based on double occupancy. In U.S. dollars. Airfare not included unless noted

otherwise.

HOW MANY TRAVELERS IN YOUR GROUP? _________ , Required deposit is $1,000 per

guest.

GUEST INFORMATION:

Now let’s get to know the rest of your group. Enter information for the remainder of your

traveling party

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EXTENSION & INSURANCE

EXTENSION? TRAVEL INSURANCE:

Finish your trip with a bang. Protect yourself from the unexpected.

We highly recommend Travel Guard to all of

our guests for protection and peace of mind.

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DEPOSIT

Program deposit is $1,000 per person. If selected, Extension deposit is $500 per person.

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Experi

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Please note your reservation will not be confirmed until your deposit is received. Please

reference reserving guest name and program on check.