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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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: Courtney Y, December 2014

My friend and I were the only two to do the tour, probably because it is off season, but I HIGHLY recommend it! The staff was great and provided a lot of great information. The wine tasting was delicious, along with all the snacks and lunch provided. Everything was GREAT!

Reviewed by: Michelle W, December 2014

the lunch that was made for us at the vineyard was absolutely incredible, with multiple courses that kept on coming out. Although it was raining it was still beautiful and we got to taste a lot of different wines and get different winery tours which were great.

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