Wine Tour Description

In winter the Chianti presents beautiful colors from yellow to red due of the indigenous vines such as Sangiovese or Colorino. Some days it rains but the temperature is never too low and you can walk along the paths and discover new hidden corners of this beautiful land.

November is the month in which wineries complete the wine fermentation process, and there 's always a lot of activity in the cellars. In December there is Christmas party while in January and February you can enjoy the peace and tranquility of the small medieval villages.

This tour is designed for wine lovers of red wines and take you to the discovery two special cellars, the first is a small organic family business which produces small quantities but high quality, the second is a hight rated cellar which is present in the main wine guides.

Winter is also the season of extra virgin olive oil and you will enjoy an olive oil tasting run by a expert to understanding the true Extra Virgin.

Lunch is in a family restaurant in the Chianti countryside where you will sample typical dishes of Tuscany such as bruschetta, meats, cheese and various types of pasta or vegetable soup.

Wine tour briefly

  • Shared Tour up to 8 wine lovers
  • Price 140,00 eur per person
  • Chianti Classico, Tuscan - Italy
  • From November till March, from Mondays till Fridays
  • from 9:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.
  • Including 2 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 down in a local restaurant in Chianti to enjoy a 2 course lunch with fresh ingredients.
  • 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 140,00 Eur per person. Includes:

  • Transportation in air-conditioned mini-van.
  • English speaking expert guide.
  • Cellar tour and wine tasting at two wineries.
  • 2 course lunch.
  • Stop for photo sightseeing at medieval setting (free time approx. 20 minutes)

Where we meet?

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