The ultimate list of the 8 unforgettable wine tours from Florence
Florence, city of art, is considered to be one of the most important cultural centers in the whole world and the birthplace of the Italian language.
In the south of Florence there is the Chianti valley, where the homonymous wine is produced, that has always been considered the heart of old Tuscany and is famous all over the world for its renowned wines.
Florence offers multiple types of wine tours in that land , let’s find out which are the best.
Sommelier wine tour
Explore the land of Chianti and discover its treasures under the guidance of a certified expert sommelier.
The best solution for those who want to taste the excellent wines produced in this area as well as learn their many organoleptic characteristics.
You will visit three important wineries in the Chianti valley where you can attend a real wine lesson and then enjoy an excellent typical Italian lunch.
Live a 360 ° experience without worrying about the trip, a comfortable car, in fact, will accompany you on this unforgettable day.
Greve wine tour
The best solution for those who want to visit the places that made the history of the Chianti valley.
Travel through the rolling hills and historic vineyards of the Tuscan countryside, visit two important wineries in the Chianti area, meet the wine producers and let yourself be guided in the tasting of their finest products while enjoying a typical Tuscan finger food aperitif.
This tour will allow you to visit the splendid “Greve in Chianti“, a town in the metropolitan area of Florence which in the Middle Ages became the main market in the area.
Bike wine tour
The best solution for those who have an adventurous spirit and want to be in contact with nature of the Tuscan countryside.
Enjoy this fantastic two-day bike tour starting from Florence, a certified guide will accompany you step by step in your journey.
On the first day, you will stop in a typical winery in the Chianti valley where you will have the opportunity to taste the best wines produced.
Afterward, you will visit the famous butcher of Panzano, Dario Cecchini, you will spend the night at Villa Rosa where you can enjoy a typical Tuscan dinner.
On the second day you will continue your exploration of the Chianti area culminating with your arrival in the city of Siena.
One hour wine tour
Solution suitable for those who have a full agenda and cannot dedicate a full day to wine tours.
Taste Tuscan wines and extra virgin olive oils in a historic wine shop located in the heart of Florence.
For each wine, you can savor the delicious flavors of Tuscany that best match what you are drinking.
To ensure that the experience can reach a high degree of customization, this tour is suitable for families, couples or small groups of people.
Sunset wine tour
Excellent solution for those are in Florence for a romantic trip.
Explore the Oltrarno district and stroll through the beautiful monuments of the city.
You will participate in a tasting of refined Chianti wines accompanied by the typical crostoni and other delicacies of Tuscan cuisine.
After crossing the Arno river you will have the opportunity to stop in an ancient tavern and take part in a further tasting.
San Gimignano wine tour
Solution suitable for those who want to experience the food and wine tradition of the historic Chianti area.
The particular wine tour will last three days, you will leave Florence and the first stop will be Siena, you will visit the city and you will be able to admire its monuments.
Afterward, you will have the opportunity to stay for two nights in the splendid setting of the village of San Gimignano, getting lost in its squares, narrow alleys and beautiful churches.
You will also have the opportunity to dine in a typical restaurant where you can try the typical traditional dishes.
The tour will culminate with a visit to a historic Chianti winery to taste the fine wines and get information on their production process.
After the tasting you will return to Florence in the evening.
Carmignano wine tour
Thanks to this tour you will have the opportunity to discover the beautiful area surrounding the village of Carmignano.
Since ancient times, vines have been cultivated in this area and the fruits produced, with a particular fruity flavor has increased its importance more and more.
During this tour you will visit the vineyards and cellars in the heart of Carmignano with an expert guide and sommelier who will explain all the steps of the wine production and aging processes.
At the end of the tour of the cellars you can take part in a tasting of the typical wines of the area accompanied by a lunch based on local Tuscan products.
Val D’Orcia wine tour
Move from Florence to the southern area of the province of Siena to the wine regions of Orcia and Montepulciano.
Fall in love with the beautiful rural landscapes on this wine tour that will allow you to combine tourism and tradition.
You will have lunch in an organic farm with panoramic views of the Val D’Orcia where you can taste the delicious cheeses that are produced.
Then you can discover the entire production process of the cheeses you have tasted, starting from milking to get to the finished product.Paragrafo
The tour will continue with a visit to the splendid city of Montepulciano where you will visit a family-run winery with the opportunity to stroll through its vineyards while tasting the famous Nobile di Montepulciano wine.
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