Wine tasting weekend at Capo D’uomo, Tuscany, Italy

CUCL has an exclusive invitation to a weekend of wine tasting at the Poderi di Capo d’Uomo Estate. The estate's vineyards and olive groves are by the sea lending it an indescribable charm. This event is for true wine connoisseurs.

The villa can host 13 guests with a combination of king size and single beds. This will be a great opportunity to relish some fabulous wine under the tuscan sun and mingle with other Columbia Alumni and guests!

Our host Camilla Grimaldi has been generous to provide a substantial discount for the weekend so we can enjoy the wine and share it with friends and family back home. (If you love the wines, crates are available for purchase and can be shipped globally!)


  • 10:00-16:00 - Arrivals
    • Guests can relax and walk around the villa/estate.
    • Self-service breakfast and lunch will be provided since guests arrive at different times.
  • 19:00 - Drinks
  • 20:00 - Dinner


  • 09:30 - Breakfast at the villa
  • 11:00 - Vineyard tour, talk on wine making, wine tasting!
  • 13:30 - Lunch at the villa
  • 16:00 - Walk in the Vineyard
  • 19:00 - Drinks
  • 20:00 - Dinner


  • 11:30 - Brunch and Check out
  • 15:00 - Guests can enjoy walking around the villa/estate.
  • 16:00 - Guests leave to the airport.


£280 per person.

Includes two (2) nights accommodation at a luxury villa, wine tasting tour on Saturday, breakfast, lunch, and dinner per above. Also a heated pool to enjoy.

To book your spot, please select your room preference based on the following accommodation details. A charge or £1.00 will be taken to hold your place. You will then receive an email with information regarding making the full payment via bank transfer (to save on any added processor fees). By clicking through to reserve a spot you will asked to complete payment within 48 hours.

Airfare and ground transport additional.

Accommodation Details:

The luxury villa accommodation is a combination of single and king beds. As the rooms are part of villa, the sleeping arrangements will be shared. Depending on your preference you can book the following on a first come, first serve basis. All rooms will be shared so if you have someone you’d like to bunk with, please let us know when registering. If you want the two singles beds to be put together and become a king size bed let us know. If you have a request please Let us know and we will try our best to find a solution with the estate.

‘sleeps’ = one guest = £280

Room blocks are as follows and space can be reserved for a specific room. 

  • King Bed Suite
    • king size bed + sofa bed (sleeps 3)
  • King Bed Room A
    • king size bed (sleeps 2)
  • King Bed Room B
    • king size bed (sleeps 2)
  • Single Bed Room A
    • 2 single beds (sleeps 2)
  • Single Bed Room B
    • 2 single beds (sleeps 2)
  • Single Bed Room C
    • 2 single beds (sleeps 2)


Capo d’Uomo is located on the Western side of the Monte Argentario, fifteen minutes from Porto Santo Stefano, and in the next bay to Cala Piccola. The local provincial city of Grosseto is served by the Rome-Pisa ItaliaRail, while the Argentario is served by the Orbetello-Monte Argentario station (in the summer this is served by high-speed trains too).

The closest airports are:

  • Rome Fiumicino/Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO) 1h 53min
  • Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) 2h 2min
  • Pisa International Airport (PSA) 2h 20m

Santo Stefano is linked by bus to Orbetello, however the estate would highly recommend hiring a rental car (please see Map). The estate may be able to help arrange airport and station pick-ups with prior notice (see below for more information on Ground Transport.


As mentioned above, the fee is all inclusive of room and food whilst at the estate. Travel to and from Italy and the estate are additional. To help you plan, we’ve done some quick research and wanted to share the following.

Air Travel:

Looking at various flight options, most all major carriers fly from the large selection of London airports to Rome and/or Pisa. However, the best rates and times appear to fly only to Pisa (Rome Fiumicino is, on average, £90-100 more).

As Pisa is only about 25 minutes further than Rome, it may be advisable to select that as the common airport.

Ground Transport:

TBD depending on final airports. The estate may be able to help with arrangement or if we reach critical mass we can arrange to rent a car together.

Refund Policy:

The £280 (or more depending on what size room) is due in full by September 14th via bank transfer to CUCL (click through below). Again this is on a first come, first serve basis so if you want to secure your spot please book. You can have a full refund up to 30 days before the trip (August 29, 2018) after which no refund is possible.

Hope to see you wine lovers in Tuscany for a gorgeous weekend!

September 28, 2018 at 12:00pm - October 01, 2018

Strada di Capo d'Uomo Piccolo

Via dei Pionieri 5
58019 Cala Piccola
Grosseto 58019

CUCL Events

Zuzana Blazek

Will you come?

£1.00 Single Bed Room B (1 of 2 persons)
2 tickets available
2 single beds (sleeps 2)
£1.00 Single Bed Room C (1 of 2 persons)
1 ticket available
2 single beds (sleeps 2)
£1.00 King Bed Suite (1 of 3 persons)
3 tickets available
king size bed + sofa bed (sleeps 3)
King Bed Room A (1 of 2 persons) Sold Out king size bed (sleeps 2)
£1.00 King Bed Room B (1 of 2 persons)
2 tickets available
king size bed (sleeps 2)
Single Bed Room A (1 of 2 persons) Sold Out 2 single beds (sleeps 2)
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