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Soak up the flavor of Italy on a 6-hour wine tasting tour in Tuscany. Departing from Florence, a sommelier guide will lead the way to the heart of the Chianti region, beloved for its deep-red wines and breathtaking scenery. Visit two wineries, sipping and swirling six local blends. Afterward, enjoy a traditional Tuscan lunch and a stop at a charming Italian village before returning to Florence. Numbers are limited to 16 to keep this experience as intimate as possible. 

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 (including one organic farm) with your sommelier guide
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch at a traditional Tuscan restaurant
  • 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

Your wine tasting tour will begin with pickup in central Florence. Settle into your seat for a 1-hour drive to the famous wine region of Chianti, and watch the landscape transform from the bustling city streets of Florence to rolling vineyards, olive groves and cypress trees.

Upon arriving, make your way to two wineries to sample the best blends of the region. With the help of your sommelier guide, learn how the Canaiolo and Sangiovese grapes are grown and sip to discover the varying characteristics of each blend. You’ll also have a chance to try a Chianti Classico, a regional favorite made from grapes grown between Florence and Siena. Taste up to six Chianti wines at both cellars, along with top-quality Tuscan olive oils.

Afterward, pause for lunch at a nearby restaurant, indulging in a 3-course, Tuscan lunch. Sample more Italian wines while you eat, as drinks are also included with your meal.

Customer Reviews

Kathjbell

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

We loved this tour. Our guide Matteo was very knowledgeable and was also a sommelier so we knew we were getting the best information at all times. The wine was lovely and the tours of the vineyards were extra special. Lunch in the old cellar was lovely. Would definitely recommend if you have the time and want to see the Tuscan countryside.

William M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Our guide Valentina was excellent and her helper Veronica was also very good.
We enjoyed our day very much and we recommend Valentina to anyone who wants an
excellent guide of the Duomo.
Will and Maria Mason
Megan Torkildson

Tiffany L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

This tour was definitely worth the money. Our tour guide Mateo did a great job teaching us about the Chianti wine region and we explored some beautiful wineries. Overall, this was one of our favorite parts of our trip to Italy and we are looking forward to doing it again on our next visit.

Jim P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Our tour guide Mateo was amazing very knowledgeable and friendly

Eileen V

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

Jacob B

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

Leann B

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!

susanbucci

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

Grant B

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.

Edward R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Very knowledgeable tour guide Mateo and a wonderful experience.

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