Wine Tour Description

Chianti and San Gimignano is a good combination because in one tour you can sample both a reds such as Chianti and white such as Vernaccia.

San Gimignano is also a small hill top town between Siena and Florence and in the 1966 was the first wine region of Italy to receive the DOC status.

Vernaccia is available in a regular version, which is a crisp and savor wine and in a riserva version which is aged in oak few month. 

Lunch will be in a family owned organic winery where you will have a home made lunch, this is a three course menu with fresh ingredients and saffron.

Wine tour briefly

  • Shared Tour up to 8 wine lovers
  • Price 170,00 eur per person
  • San Gimignano, Tuscan - Italy
  • From April till October, every Fridays
  • from 9:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.
  • Including 3 course lunch, wine tastings and transportation.

Book in advance!

Space is limited, so we suggest booking in advance. Minimum of 2 participants are needed in order for the tour to be run.

Schedule

  • 9:30 a.m. Departure from Florence.
  • 10:30 a.m. Arrival at San Gimignano where you will have a relaxing stop to enjoy the beauty of this medieval hill top town .
  • 11:15 a.m. Stop at an organic small winery, we will visit the vineyards and the cellar to understand the secret of wine making of Vernaccia DOCG (white wine).
  • 12:30 a.m. Finally we will sit to enjoy a 3 course lunch with fresh ingredients, saffron, and farm cheese as well.
  • 2:30 p.m. Driving along the hills where you can see the different type of vineyard.
  • 3:00 p.m. Stop at the second cellar to taste a famous Chianti Classico DOCG wine.
  • 4:30 p.m. We go back to Florence!

Price 170,00 Eur per person. Includes:

  • Transportation in air-conditioned mini-van.
  • English speaking expert guide.
  • Cellar tour and wine tasting at two wineries.
  • 3 course lunch with saffron at the winery.
  • Stop in San Gimignano (free time approx. 45 minutes)

Where we meet?

Meeting Point in Florence at Piazza Cavalleggeri, next to the Biblioteca Nazionale "National Library".