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One of the best free things to do in Montepulciano.

The "Underground City" that is Azienda Agricola Ercolani is one of the best free things to do in... read more

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This is a fascinating underground cantina that is fun to explore. It ends off with excellent wine... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
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Via di Gracciano Nel Corso 82, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The "Underground City" that is Azienda Agricola Ercolani is one of the best free things to do in Montepulciano. Don't miss it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is a fascinating underground cantina that is fun to explore. It ends off with excellent wine tasting and snacks served by friendly and knowledgeable staff. Surprisingly, its all free - but you cannot help but buying some of their great products. We picked up...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Norm B
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Our first stop on our wine tour was Azienda Agricola Ercolani - Citta Sotterranea. We were a large group (14) so we were offered our own tour of this incredibly interesting wine cellar. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the history of the cellars as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

After reading the reviews we were excited for a tour type learning situation but actually it was more like a walk around and view for us. I think it depends on the time of day and season. Everyone we spoke to was lovely, but I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank emmaastan
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We came here for a tour of the Montepulciano region and stopped by this winery which offered a free tour. We were a bit hesitant but decided to give it a try. The tour was very interesting and informative and was led by a lady...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Upon entering Montepulciano we were greeted by two very persistent Italian salesmen bearing maps offering free tours of noble escape routes/wine caves. The free tour included a wine tasting as well as pecorino, salami and other things sold on the shop. We were planning to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I chose this winery because of the reviews read. We traveled to Montepulciano with this purpose in mind as we drink Montepulciano wine every time we go to an Italian restaurant in UK. One member of the family told us to go and follow Caroline,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dana b
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This place is awesome!!! Looks like a real touristy spot - BUT NO!!! It was such an incredible pleasant surprise. We were there for about an hour!! They will take you on a private subterranean tour that is not just their cantina. The cellars are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank family0f4ny
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We went here because the agriturismo where we were staying recommended it. Otherwise we might easily have walked past assuming it was a typical, probably slightly kitch / tacky, tourist trap. Actually it's nothing of the sort. We were accosted as we approached and told...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

In Montepulciano,i find this wonderfull place, producer of wine and pecorino, which offers you the entrance to a mini underground town filled with wine barrels and old cheese in ashes. I left with pleasant memories in there and some bottles of wine

Date of experience: August 2018
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29 July 2016|
Response from lllaroo | Reviewed this property |
You can contact the winery by email and order that way -- I did so in June. The winery's email address is info @ ercolanimontepulciano. it (Trip Advisor won't let me post an answer that includes the email address without... More