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  • Location: Florence, Italy
  • Duration:  7 hours (approx.)
Combine Tuscan wines with incredible scenery on a full-day 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.

Highlights

  • 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!

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 July 2014

This was an excellent tour. It was not a far drive from the historic center of Florence. It was not only enjoyable, but also informative. The wine, food, view, company, and guide were all exceptional. I highly recommend this tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

I bought this as an anniversary present for my parents as part of their trip to Italy and they said that, without question, this was the highlight of their trip. The tour was fantastically run by knowledgeable and personable people, and they met great people in the group as well. I've personally used Viator before but this was the first time using them for someone else. As always, they did not disappoint. Two thumbs up for this tour and Viator!!

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