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Highlights

  • Small-group experience - ensures personalized attention
  • Leave the city chaos and reach the fascinating countryside of the Chianti Wine region
  • Discover two of the best wineries in Tuscany and taste their gorgeous wines, plus an ancient olive oil mill!
  • Learn about wine and olive oil production from a wine expert
  • Enjoy a delicious typical Tuscan meal

Description

Get to know the area of the great wines, get to know Tuscany, join the perfect experience for wine lovers.. the “Tuscany Wine and Olive Oil Trail”!
From April, available 2 DEPARTURES per day: at 9:30AM or at 3PM, choose your preferred time.

Carefully designed to offer an all-round immersive Chianti wine experience our signature Tuscany Wine and Olive Oil Trail Tour leads you down country roads and vineyards, through the cellars and straight under the labels and into the bottles of one of the world's most exceptional wines: Chianti!

Enjoy the exclusive privileges of exploring Chianti and Chianti Classico in a small group, aboard a minivan, with the expert guidance of a sommelier throughout your tour.
Renowned worldwide for its precious ruby-red blends the Chianti hillside is unique: a sea of softly rolling hills dotted by swaying cypresses, olive groves and golden farmhouses and a myriad of extensive vineyards. This is the land of the black rooster - il Gallo Nero - which you can see defiantly looking out of all the signs along the countryside roads and labels, the land where back in 1872 the ideal percentage of different grapes (Sangiovese, Canaiolo and others) used to make the area's namesake wine was discovered.

Explore the marvelous realm of wine in its very kingdom, learn about the history, the peculiar characteristics, the different tastes and aromas.
Your tour includes visiting two wineries and an ancient olive oil mill.
The mill boasts ancient architectural features and modern technology, and produces delicious gourmet olive oil. Enjoy learning about the centuries-old olive oil tradition, the harvesting and pressing process, and finally savor the unique, full, flavor of the estate oil.
Led by your sommelier you will visit two very different wineries. Experience the thrill of exploring the cellars lined with precious blends (both wineries are internationally renowned and acclaimed), learning about wine production in general and about the two different approaches and techniques, and savoring the very best of the estate blends of course!

At the end of the tour savor a typical Tuscan lunch or dinner.

Kindly note: this tour is pleasant for guests all ages but please consider Italian law forbids selling alcoholic beverage to teens under 18 years old; children under this age will be served non-alcoholic beverages.

 

LOOKING FOR A MORE INTIMATE AND EXCLUSIVE EXPERIENCE? UPGRADE to our VIP SUPERTUSCAN WINE TOUR, and join a semi-private experience (max 8 pax), discovering three incredible wineries and tasting the most precious Tuscan wines: the Supertuscans.
VIP SUPERTUSCAN WINE TOUR... for an even more exclusive experience.

Departure

EVERY DAY at 9:30AM, and (only from April) 3PM

Duration

Approx. 6 hours

Period

ALL YEAR ROUND

Price Notes: from EUR 139 p.p. (adults)
students 10% disc. / children & teens 6-17 50% disc. / children 0-5 FREE

What's included

  • Small-group tour
  • Transportation IN/OUT Florence by comfortable Minivan
  • English speaking driver
  • Guided visit to an olive oil mill and olive oil tasting
  • Guided visit to an important winery and wine tasting
  • Guided visit to a boutique winery
  • Typical Tuscan meal with wine tasting
  • Free subscription to our Food & Wine Club (25-Euro value), to access special discounts online on wine and typical products
People on this tour: min1 - max16

Meeting Point

FLORENCETOWN TOURS & NEWS STAND - Piazza della Repubblica (next to the APPLE STORE under the loggias, corner with Via Pellicceria) - Florence - SEE ON MAP

Notes

Please note that Italy's law doesn't permit selling alcoholic beverage to teens under 18 y.o. so clients under this age will be served non-alcoholic beverages.
We regret to inform that this tour is not suitable for guests with wheelchairs or with impaired mobility.

Rain Policy

This tour runs rain or shine.

Photos of This Tour

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Booking Office Phone     (+39) 055 281103

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