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  • Location:Florence, Italy
  • Duration:6 hours (approx.)

Small-Group Tuscany Wine-Tasting Tour from Florence

Combine Tuscan wines with incredible scenery on a 6-hours 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.


  • Full-day tour to the Chianti wine-making region in Tuscany
  • Sample six Tuscan wines, including the famous Chianti Classico
  • Tour two wineries in Chianti with your sommelier guide
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch at a traditional Tuscan restaurant
  • Visit charming Tuscan villages and hamlets
  • Small-group tour limited to 16 people ensures a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Small-Group Tuscany Wine-Tasting Tour from Florence

Small-Group Tuscany Wine-Tasting Tour from Florence

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!

Time permitting, 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.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was a very enjoyable tour. The guide was very knowledgeable. the trip to the first winery included a stop along the road to see actual vineyard. Was not rushed at any of stops. Both wineries that we did tastings at were very very nice. The lunch included in the last stop was also the wine tasting which i thought was nice Food was authentic and delicious Wish it had even been longer. Highly recommend

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

The group was small, Damiano was engaging and very knowledgable, the countryside was beautiful and the wineries impressive- a wonderful day. I highly recommend the tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Matteo was a fantastic tour guide and sommelier. Good mix of modern and ancient wine making methods with a delicious lunch. Put this one on your bucket list!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Really enjoyed this day. Our tour guide Christian was very knowledgeable and interesting. Since we were all Americans, he made a quick stop along the way to show us the U.S. Memorial cemetary dedicated to those who died during World War II it was a mini Arlington. Enjoyed the 2 wineries , one was an old style , the other newer. Lunch was good

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Brilliant day. Excellent tour guide. Very informative and good value. Interesting wine tastings and very nice and generous lunch. The country side and scenery is stunning. Good value and highly recommended tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Very knowledgeable tour guide Mateo and a wonderful experience.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

The best tour we went on in our visit to Rome, Florence and Venice. Absolutely fabulous.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

We had a terrific day, with a friendly and knowledgable guide, lovely wines, beautiful scenery, delicious lunch and the company of the other travellers was fantastic.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

This was the highlight of my trip in Italy! And we booked very last minute - the night before. None of the other tours had any spots but we managed to get 2 spots with these guys, and it turned out to be fantastic! They didn't hold back with the wine either, and the lunch in the Tuscan countryside was the perfect end to my trip. I would highly recommend this tour if you want some beginner's knowledge about wine, and basically want to spend a lovely morning and afternoon away from the city, sipping on delicious wines and eating local food.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Absolutely amazing tour! Matteo our guide was very knowledgeable and the winerys we went to were absolutely lovely - I liked that they weren't the same style as one was ultra modern and another was older and part of a castle where the outlook took my breath away!

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