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Abercrombie & Kent (A&K) Villas

Vino at Your Villa

Abercrombie and Kent Villas operates the Tuscan wine estate Podere Il Poggio, which gives wine enthusiasts the opportunity to stay at Italy's renowned wine region and explore the vineyards and olive groves in the area
Podere Il Poggio in Tuscany

Europe features fantastic hotels, but wine connoisseurs often prefer stays at luxury villas situated near vineyards. Some exceptional properties are operated by Abercrombie & Kent, which caters to those interested in a one-of-a-kind experience. Their portfolio includes a few actual wine estates, as well as luxurious villas located in close proximity to key winemaking regions. Although it's best to visit the winemaking region during the harvest in October, there are a few different options available throughout the year.

Abercrombie and Kent offers a peaceful escape at the four-bedroom French villa Maison du Vin, which is located in the quaint Bordeaux village of Saint-Emilion in France and within walking distance to L'Ecole du Vin A view of the landscape of Italy's Tuscan wine region from Podere Il Poggio, a wine estate operated by Abercrombie and Kent
Maison du Vin in France
A view at Podere Il Poggio

In the Tuscany region of Italy is the Podere Il Poggio villa, a 5-bedroom property situated on a wine estate where guests can wander through the cellars and sample the product in the tasting rooms. The villa is located on a hill surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. For additional wine interest, guests can embark on a complimentary half-day wine tour (with transfers from the villa) visiting two estates — Rocca di Montemassi and Rocca di Frassinello.

Another unique offering is the Maison du Vin in France, located in the Bordeaux village of Saint Emilion. This property is a 4-bedroom villa and is located walking distance to L'Ecole du Vin, where guests can enjoy a complimentary wine class, conducted by top wine-merchant Vignobles & Chateau.

Podere Il Poggio
45 Loc. Monte di Sotto
Tuscany, Italy
+39 340 5554585
www.podereilpoggiolo.it/ENG


Maison du Vin
1 Cours du XXX Juillet
Bordeaux, France
+33 (0)5 56 00 22 66
www.akvillas.com/maisonduvin




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(Updated: 05/09/13 DM)

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