Mon, May 20, 2019

Avi and Swati's Weekend of Regional Indian Cuisine Availability: Check available events

Why Learn to Cook Regional Indian Cuisine in Tuscany? Avi and Swati have been coming to Potentino for a few years now and while Avi cooks the most amazing Italian food (learnt over several years at the River Café in London) our fondest memories are of the husband and wife team cooking us all dinner when the guests have gone home- a real Indian meal. We hope you will come and join this special moment- a true Indian feast. We...

Mon, April 29, 2019

Scent and Scentability with Celia Lyttelton Availability: Check available events

Scent and Scentabilty with THE SCENT TRAIL author Celia Lyttelton. Explore your sense of smell and create your own perfumes whilst enjoying delicious aromatic food and wine tastings.   The four-day course at Castello di Potentino will be orchestrated by Celia Lyttelton; she is a scent critic and the author of THE SCENT TRAIL, How One Woman's quest for the Perfect Perfume Took Her Round the World. Published by Bantam and Penguin.

Fri, November 23, 2018

Digital Detox Reading & Writing Week with Louisa Young Availability: Check available events

Do you need peace and quiet, time and space, to get on with your reading, and perhaps your writing? Would you like delicious meals and wine and good company at the end of the day’s work? Maybe an award-winning author to have a look at what you’ve been working on, and offer words of advice? And support in keeping off the internet? Castello di Potentino is delighted to announce the Potentino Bookclub Reading and Writing Week 2019: a week of...

Sat, November 10, 2018

Terroir Tuscany - Culinary Retreat 2018 Availability: Check available events

Arlene Stein of Terroir Symposium and Charlotte Horton of Castello di Potentino will host a week-long  culinary retreat uniting top chefs and food experts to look at rural logic in modern food practices.

Fri, October 19, 2018

Wine Sense Wine WSET Level 2 Course With Emily O'Hare Availability: Check available events

7-Day (8 night) residential Course, WSET level 2 course taught by Decanter's Emily O'Hare and, Food Workshop.This is a seven-day (eight-night) residential course held in a beautiful medieval Tuscan castle at Castello di Potentino during which you will study and take the WSET level 2 examination while enjoying all of what Tuscany has to offer. The course follows on from WSET level 1 (which is not essential). Enjoy yoga classes by the pool amongst ancient olive groves looking over Monte...

Sat, October 6, 2018

Wine Sense Wine WSET Level 1 Course With Emily O'Hare Availability: Check available events

This is a five-day residential course held in a beautifully restored medieval Tuscan castle at Castello di Potentino. Learn the essentials about wine with a special focus on the wines of Italy, following the globally recognised WSET approach. Eat fabulous food prepared by one of the UK’s top chefs from the River Café and Michelin starred local chef Roberto Rossi. Participate in morning food and wine pairing workshops and afternoon Masterclasses in pasta, risotto and Tuscan pork butchery. Enjoy optional daily yoga classes...

Sat, September 22, 2018

Renaissance Oil Painting Retreat with Timothy Allen Availability: Check available events

Join the American professional painter Timothy Allen for a luxury getaway at the Castello di Potentino: 7 days of painting from life with the goal of creating an oil portrait in a landscape…plus cooking, wine tasting and more.  

Sat, September 15, 2018

The Goddess Uncorked Availability: Check available events

Calm your mind and come to your senses. Dive into artisan activities at the heart of Italian culture: wine, olive oil, bread, cheese and cooking.Relax and energize your body with yoga, massage, walking, swimming.Discover your creative feminine power. The organiser of this event is Eleanor Shannon, a wine sommelier/yoga teacher friend of ours, who lives nearby and has written about Potentino on her blog (UncorkedinItaly.com). We encouraged her to design and teach this course. For more information and to book...

Sat, June 9, 2018

The Goddess Uncorked Availability: Check available events

Calm your mind and come to your senses. Dive into artisan activities at the heart of Italian culture: wine, olive oil, bread, cheese and cooking.Relax and energize your body with yoga, massage, walking, swimming.Discover your creative feminine power. The organiser of this event is Eleanor Shannon, a wine sommelier/yoga teacher friend of ours, who lives nearby and has written about Potentino on her blog (UncorkedinItaly.com). We encouraged her to design and teach this course. For more information and to book...

Wed, April 11, 2018

Digital Detox Reading & Writing Week with Louisa Young Availability: Check available events

Do you need peace and quiet, time and space, to get on with your reading, and perhaps your writing? Would you like delicious meals and wine and good company at the end of the day’s work? Maybe an award-winning author to have a look at what you’ve been working on, and offer words of advice? And support in keeping off the internet? Castello di Potentino is delighted to announce the Potentino Bookclub Reading and Writing Week 2019: a week of...

Sat, April 28, 2018

Wine Sense Wine WSET Level 1 Course With Emily O'Hare Availability: Check available events

This is a five-day residential course held in a beautifully restored medieval Tuscan castle at Castello di Potentino. Learn the essentials about wine with a special focus on the wines of Italy, following the globally recognised WSET approach. Eat fabulous food prepared by one of the UK’s top chefs from the River Café and Michelin starred local chef Roberto Rossi. Participate in morning food and wine pairing workshops and afternoon Masterclasses in pasta, risotto and Tuscan pork butchery. Enjoy optional daily yoga classes...

Sun, April 1, 2018

Scent and Scentabilty with Celia Lyttelton Availability: Check available events

Scent and Scentabilty with THE SCENT TRAIL author Celia Lyttelton. Explore your sense of smell and create your own perfumes whilst enjoying delicious aromatic food and wine tastings.   The four-day course at Castello di Potentino will be orchestrated by Celia Lyttelton; she is a scent critic and the author of THE SCENT TRAIL, How One Woman's quest for the Perfect Perfume Took Her Round the World. Published by Bantam and Penguin.

Sat, February 17, 2018

Potentino Vine Days 2018 Availability: Check available events

Charlotte Horton & Alexander Greene desiderano invitarvi al Castello di Potentino Domenica 18 Febbraio e Lunedì 19 Febbraio a partire dalle 12:00 per una verticale di tutti i vini di Charlotte dal 2000. con un Bistrot Non-Stop preparato dallo chef stellato Michelin Roberto Rossi del Ristorante il Silene A soli 25 minuti da Montalcino, il Castello sarà aperto per le visite e le degustazioni fino a tarda sera.Castello di Potentino Loc. Potentino 58038 Seggiano (GR) www.potentino.com

Sun, February 18, 2018

Potentino Vine Days 2018 Availability: Check available events

Charlotte Horton & Alexander Greene desiderano invitarvi al Castello di Potentino Domenica 18 Febbraio e Lunedì 19 Febbraio a partire dalle 12:00 per una verticale di tutti i vini di Charlotte dal 2000. con un Bistrot Non-Stop preparato dallo chef stellato Michelin Roberto Rossi del Ristorante il Silene A soli 25 minuti da Montalcino, il Castello sarà aperto per le visite e le degustazioni fino a tarda sera.Castello di Potentino Loc. Potentino 58038 Seggiano (GR) www.potentino.com

Fri, September 15, 2017

Wine Sense Wine WSET Level 1 Course With Emily O'Hare Availability: Check available events

This is a four-day (five night) residential course held in a beautifully restored medieval Tuscan castle at Castello di Potentino.  Learn the essentials about wine with a special focus on the wines of Italy, following the globally recognised WSET approach. Eat simple meals in the dining room of the castle prepared using locally sourced ingredients and vegetables from Potentino's vegetable garden- celebrate the end of the course with a meal at Il Silene, cooked by Michelin-starred local chef Roberto Rossi. Participate in...

Thu, September 21, 2017

Yoga Retreat With Gunn Haglund Availability: Check available events

5 days (6 nights) of relaxation and yoga in the Tuscan countryside Yoga enthusiasts and beginners alike are invited to dynamic vinyasa flow and meditative yin yoga sessions twice a day, al fresco vegetarian meals, breathtaking walks, meditation by the river or simply reading or relaxing by the pool.

The Goddess Uncorked Discover Your Creative Power in Authentic Tuscany September 11-18, 2017 Availability: Check available events

SIX DAYS OF EARTHINESS AND SENSUALITY Step back in time at Castello di Potentino on the slope of an extinct volcano in Tuscany. Dive into artisan activities that are at the heart of Italian culture: picking grapes in the vineyard, pressing them with your feet, making bread from stone ground wheat, making ricotta and pecorino cheese, tasting wine and olive oil, making pasta and risotto, gathering fresh vegetables from the garden…. Rejuvenate with massage, yoga, guided meditation, swimming in the...

Mon, July 31, 2017

MORELLINO CLASSICA FESTIVAL presenta al CASTELLO DI POTENTINO Pietro Bonfilio Availability: Check available events

Una esclusiva nazionale della prima presentazione dell'unico disco Brilliant Classics dell'opera pianistica completa di Dmitrij Borisovic Kabalevskij, autore russo del secolo scorso, che Pietro ha inciso in questi giorni.

Mon, August 7, 2017

Mark Springer & Ben Groenevelt Piano & Contrabasso Availability: Check available events

Martedì 8 agosto 2017 Ore 20:00

Tue, August 8, 2017

Mark Springer & Arthur Jeffes ‘APARAT’ Availability: Check available events

Mark Spring and Arthur Jeffes from the Penguin Café perform pieces from their album Aparat.

Sat, August 12, 2017

CASTELLO DI POTENTINO va al MORELLINO CLASSICA FESTIVAL -Potentino va a Scansano Availability: Check available events

Piano Solos by Mark SpringerMark Springer & Lochrian Quartet Potentino Wine Quintet ConcertoAMIATA Sextet ConcertoCon Ben Groenevelt 

Mon, August 13, 2018

Amiata Sextet e varie pezzi di Mark Springer Availability: Check available events

Piano Solos by Mark SpringerMark Springer & Lochrian Quartet Potentino Wine Quintet ConcertoAMIATA Sextet ConcertoCon Ben Groenevelt First Movement, Primordial Amiata Landscape Second movement , Human Presences Third Movement, Castle in War Fourth Movement, Mysterious Volcanic 

Wed, August 23, 2017

CASTELLO DI POTENTINO va al MORELLINO CLASSICA FESTIVAL -Potentino va a Scansano Availability: Check available events

CONVENTO PETRETO SCANSANO Virginia Black e il Florizel Quartet: Giovedì 24 agosto 2017 Ore 19,00 Biglietti da http://www.morellinoclassicafestival.com

Thu, August 24, 2017

Bach and Mozart: Virginia Black & the Florizel Quartet Availability: Check available events

Virginia Black Solo recitalsJ S Bach Partita No 5 in G major, BWV 829 D Scarlatti 6 sonatasL van Beethoven Sonata Op 31 No 2 in D minor, “The Tempest” 

Fri, August 25, 2017

Solo Piano Recitals by Virginia Black Availability: Check available events

Virginia Black Solo recitalsJ S Bach Partita No 5 in G major, BWV 829 D Scarlatti 6 sonatasL van Beethoven Sonata Op 31 No 2 in D minor, “The Tempest” 

Mon, August 28, 2017

The Florizel Quartet: Bartok, Haydn & Mozart Availability: Check available events

The Florizel QuartetVari pezzi incluso: J Haydn String quartet Op.33 No.3 B Bartok String quartet No. 3W A Mozart “Dissonance” String Quartet in C major, K465 

Sun, July 30, 2017

Discovering Cheese with Juliet Harbutt Availability: Check available events

Following our theme for Castello di Potentino’s Study of the Senses programme which centres on the importance of fermentation in food, we are very pleased to have the expert on all things cheese, Juliet Harbutt returning to host a weekend of tasting, talks and a demonstration of cheesemaking at Potentino. An amusing and very knowledgeable speaker, she was introduced to us by our great family friend Prue Leith and hosted an inspiring tasting of classic and lesser known Italian cheeses at...

Discover Italian Wine with Eleanor Shannon, founder of Uncorked in Italy Availability: Check available events

This four-day residential course will be held in a stunning, medieval castle, Castello di Potentino, on the slopes of an extinct volcano in the wildest part of Tuscany. Learn what makes Italy unique in the world of wine, which wines and grape varieties define different areas, and why organic, biodynamic and “natural” wines* are the fast becoming the choice of new wine drinkers and connoisseurs alike.The course begins with a brief overview of Italian wine fundamentals, then, delves into learning about...

Fri, May 19, 2017

Yoga Retreat With Gunn Haglund Availability: Check available events

5 days (6 nights) of relaxation and yoga in the Tuscan countryside Yoga enthusiasts and beginners alike are invited to dynamic vinyasa flow and meditative yin yoga sessions twice a day, al fresco vegetarian meals, breathtaking walks, meditation by the river or simply reading or relaxing by the pool.

Sat, April 8, 2017

Scent and Scentabilty with Celia Lyttelton Availability: Check available events

Scent and Scentabilty with THE SCENT TRAIL author Celia Lyttelton. Explore your sense of smell and create your own perfumes whilst enjoying delicious aromatic food and wine tastings.   The four-day course at Castello di Potentino will be orchestrated by Celia Lyttelton; she is a scent critic and the author of THE SCENT TRAIL, How One Woman's quest for the Perfect Perfume Took Her Round the World. Published by Bantam and Penguin.

Wine Sense Wine WSET Level 1 Course With Emily O'Hare Availability: Check available events

This is a five-day residential course held in a beautifully restored medieval Tuscan castle at Castello di Potentino. Learn the essentials about wine with a special focus on the wines of Italy, following the globally recognised WSET approach. Eat fabulous food prepared by one of the UK’s top chefs from the River Café and Michelin starred local chef Roberto Rossi. Participate in morning food and wine pairing workshops and afternoon Masterclasses in pasta, risotto and Tuscan pork butchery. Enjoy optional daily yoga classes...

Wine Sense Wine WSET Level 1 Course With Emily O'Hare Availability: Check available events

This is a five-day residential course held in a beautifully restored medieval Tuscan castle at Castello di Potentino. Learn the essentials about wine with a special focus on the wines of Italy, following the globally recognised WSET approach. Eat fabulous food prepared by one of the UK’s top chefs from the River Café and Michelin starred local chef Roberto Rossi. Participate in morning food and wine pairing workshops and afternoon Masterclasses in pasta, risotto and Tuscan pork butchery. Enjoy optional daily yoga classes...

Fri, February 24, 2017

Breaking Bread with Tom Rodgers Availability: Check available events

We will lead a course looking at fermentation with expert chefs and bakers, whether it is bread making, wild yeasts from the vineyard, or using the Potentino vinegar mother. Continuing our study of Yeast and Fermentation, we will be hosting a course looking at bread with expert chefs and bakers. Looking at grains, dough, hydration, proofing, shaping and baking, the course will include visits to the local flour mill, a chestnut drying shack and a panettone making session on the...

Sun, July 14, 2019

Daniele Badini: Mostra fotografica- L' Amiata - per non dimenticare Availability: Check available events

Orario di apertura: 10:30- 12:30 15:00-18:00 Lunedì Chiuso Ingresso Libero

Sun, May 26, 2019

Wine Sense Wine WSET Level 1 Course With Emily O'Hare (May 2019) Availability: Check available events

This is a four-day (five night) residential course held in a beautifully restored medieval Tuscan castle at Castello di Potentino.  Learn the essentials about wine with a special focus on the wines of Italy, following the globally recognised WSET approach. Eat simple meals in the dining room of the castle prepared using locally sourced ingredients and vegetables from Potentino's vegetable garden- celebrate the end of the course with a meal at Il Silene, cooked by Michelin-starred local chef Roberto Rossi. Participate in...

Sat, July 20, 2019

Pilates at Potentino- Patrice Munro in residence- July Availability: Check available events

Come to Potentino and place yourself in the hands of Pilates teacher Patrice Munro and come away with a new-found understanding of your body. Patrice will be on hand at the castle to help you and will schedule classes during your stay. Come for a few days, for the whole week or just for a class. You should be able to leave Potentino with a programme of exercises that you can take home with you.

Sun, June 2, 2019

Renaissance Oil Painting Retreat with Timothy Allen Availability: Check available events

Join the American professional painter Timothy Allen for a luxury getaway at the Castello di Potentino: 7 days of painting from life with the goal of creating an oil portrait in a landscape…plus cooking, wine tasting and more.  

Tue, June 11, 2019

Thought for Food- Potentino unites with the Frontline Club to create a New International Symposium Availability: Check available events

7-11 June 2019;  We won't have a society if we destroy the environment. Margaret Mead Many individuals are doing what they can. But real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics. David Attenborough Food is the basis of community and civilisation. Many of the world’s current problems can be ascribed to food systems and agricultural policy. The general public, politicians, and even businesses are becoming more conscious...

Tue, September 10, 2019

Lucio Boschi: Mostra fotografica- Silent Dance Availability: Check available events

Orario di apertura: 10:30- 18:30 Domenica  su appuntamento vino@potentino.com Ingresso Libero ‘Silent Dance’ – An offering from the Andes.   WWW.LUCIOBOSCHI.COM.AR INGRESSO LIBERO orario di apertura: 10.30 - 18.30 | domenica su appuntamento In collaborazione con Collección Zorba Animals Helping Animals “SILENT DANCE” an offering from the Andes I walk my path through roads of stone and salt. I receive the universe manifesting itself in very simple things; sometimes in the thin air of silence or rain and sometimes in the flash...