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Special Events in May 2014

May in Tuscany is the perfect occasion to start enjoying the beautiful outdoors. Why not try an art lesson in our gardens with our resident artist or sample some of our select wines with our sommelier? We also can arrange a special garden tour or a horse riding adventure so you can expereince Tuscany in full bloom.


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Meet our May resident artist, Kelly Boutcher

Each month Borgo invites a resident artist to come stay and work on its grounds. Guests may stop by their workshop for a chat or sign up for customized art lessons. Borgo provides the idyllic setting for inspiring the “inner artist” in everyone! All art supplies are included in the fee.

Kelly has been lifecasting for over twenty years and taught himself how to take body casts in a variety of mediums including plaster bandage, alginate and silicon rubber. He has undertaken numerous demanding commissions and cast dozens of adult and child hands. 

His passion for casting the human form is his motivation for passing on the knowledge and experience he has acquired to people just like you!

From concrete to plaster to alginate – you can make casts in most materials – helping to bring out the artist and life caster in you!

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Wine Tasting with our own Sommelier

Why not join our in-house sommeier for a private wine tasting where you can sample a selection of the very finest wines from the regions and beyond.

Wine tasting sessions at Borgo Santo Pietro take place everyday in our well-stocked cellar where our wine expert will tell you about the history and production methods used to create the famous wines of Tuscany.

Each wine tasting is accompanied by a mouthwatering selection of locally produced meats and organic cheeses designed to elevate the flavours and subtle notes of the wines.

WHEN: wine tasting can be arranged to suit your schedule, 7 days a week for the entire month of May

INCLUDES: 3-5 wines and a selection of cheeses and cured meats

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Horse riding through the Tuscan countryside

If you love horses and would like to explore the surroundings in the saddle then why not book a riding session. The local stables can bring their horses to Borgo where you can enjoy a hack along the bridle-paths and open countryside near the hotel.

Every morning we can arrange to take you out for an houra and a half up to a full morning excursion through the woodlands and along the country paths around Borgo. If you would lke to organize a group or individual outing we can create a trip to suit your exact requirements and leel of experience.

WHEN: hourly sessions and morning excursions available everyday in May

INCLUDES: helmet and boots


For more information about our events please contact our concierge at concierge@borgosantopietro.com or call us at 0577 75 1222