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Small-Group Tuscany Wine-Tasting Tour from Florence

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  • Location: Florence, Italy
  • Duration: 7 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5049TWINE
Combine Tuscan wines with incredible scenery on a full-day Tuscany wine-tasting tour from Florence! Led by a sommelier guide, travel by luxury minivan to the heart of Italy's Chianti region, famed for its ruby-red wines and rolling hills. Tour two exceptional Chianti wineries, sample six local wines and enjoy a classic Tuscan lunch before visiting a medieval town with your guide.

There is a maximum of 16 people on your Tuscany wine-tasting tour, ensuring you'll enjoy an intimate day with a small-group of Iike-minded wine lovers.

Highlights

  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Lunch included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Get inside tips from a local
Enjoy a comfortable, scenic drive to the Chianti wine region, located approximately one hour from central Florence. Pass the magnificent Tuscan countryside, characterized by an abundance of lush green hills, olive trees, cypresses and vineyards. Arrive in Chianti, the region between Florence and Siena where the world-famous, red Chianti wines are produced.

Visit two wineries in the region and sample famous local wines. Taste a delicious Chianti Classico, made from grapes grown in an area surrounded by the San Casciano and Montespertoli. Your sommelier guide will illustrate the different characteristics of the wines and explain how the Sangiovese and Canaiolo grapes are grown and blended. With up to six Chianti wines and several quality Tuscan olive oils to sample, you'll be able to distinguish the different acidities that comprise each unique flavor!

After your winery visits, break for lunch at a traditional Tuscan restaurant. Relax with your fellow wine lovers and enjoy an indulgent 3-course lunch. Drinks are included with your meal, so you may sample more Italian wines as you eat!

Before returning to Florence, visit one of the regions beautiful medieval towns or hamlets. Examples of the places you may visit include San Casciano in Val di Pesa or Sant'Andrea in Percussina, where Machiavelli (the famous Italian philopsopher once lived). Then, enjoy a relaxing, scenic drive back to Florence.

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Central Florence
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Returns to original departure point

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9:30am Tour
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Code: EN1430

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Small-Group Tuscany Wine-Tasting Tour from Florence

Small-Group Tuscany Wine-Tasting Tour from Florence

Inclusions:
  • Samples of six Chianti wines
  • Samples of several Tuscan olive oils
  • Tour of two wineries
  • 3-course lunch
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Customers who have not reached Italy's legal drinking age of 16 will not be served alcohol
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: crazywriter, August 2014

Our guides knew so much about the wine and the region I wish I had recorded everything they said because I know I forgot a lot. A good sampling of wins and delicious food. I would have loved to have spent more time and done another few vineyards in the region, but for a day tour it was the perfect amount.

Reviewed by: Dr. Joanne K, August 2014

This tour was liked by all of our group. Our guides Mateo and Jacopo were both very knowledgeable about the wines of the Chianti region and the tour of both wineries was interesting . The cheese , bread ,olive oil and lunch that were a part of the tour were all delicious. It was great to have someone drive us around the area, it made for a relaxing day. Very highly recommended.

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