Enjoy a leisurely morning before visiting the Avignonesi winery, which produces one of the finest Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. The guided tour of the winery is a fascinating insight into the making, ageing and bottling of wine and the ongoing experiments undertaken by the De Salvo family so as to remain at the forefront of high quality wine production. Lunch at the winery is a four course meal with four different wines carefully selected to enhance the tasting experience. What could be a more enjoyable way to prepare for Il Palio? So, let us take our seats around the Campo, watch the pageantry and enjoy the Race.