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Tour code: 5070WINEDINE
Soak up the rich flavors of Tuscany on this 4-hour wine and dinner experience from Florence. Travel out to a rustic estate in the Tuscan countryside and sip on an Italian 'aperitivo' before dinner. Then enjoy a 4-course meal al fresco, complemented by local wines and the stunning backdrop of olive groves and lush hillside. Conclude your evening with a romantic drive around Florence before being dropped off at one of several central locations.

Highlights

  • Four-hour wine and dinner experience in Tuscany from Florence
  • Start with an Italian aperitivo (aperitif) and delicious local appetizers
  • Taste three fine Tuscan wines handpicked to complement your food
  • Admire stunning views over the Tuscan hills during your al fresco meal (weather permitting)
  • End your evening with an enchanting sightseeing tour of Florence by night

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What You Can Expect

Wine and Dine in the Tuscan Countryside Including a Night Tour of Florence

Take in the beauty of the lights of Florence

Your wine and dine experience will begin in central Florence, as you join up with your guide and hop aboard your coach. Leave the bustling city streets behind and watch the landscape change to the rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside.

Arrive at a beautiful estate in the hills, where you’ll head outside and enjoy a refreshing aperitivo. Settle in with a glass of sparkling prosecco or a traditional Florentine cocktail. As you sip, admire the views over the hills, savor a selection of Tuscan appetizers and chat with your fellow diners.

Weather permitting, enjoy a meal al fresco on the garden terrace. Made from fresh, local ingredients, your 4-course meal is paired with three Tuscan wines, all carefully selected to pair with the menu. (See a sample menu in the Itinerary section below.)

After dessert and some time to digest among the beautiful scenery, soak up a sightseeing tour on your return to Florence. Pass the iconic Duomo, the Palazzo Vecchio and other architectural gems. Your evening will finish with drop-off in the center.

Itinerary

Sample Menu:

Starter:
  • Pecorino cheese flan with basil sauce and Tuscan cured ham
First course:
  • Crespelle Florentine (Florence-style savory crêpes)
Main course:
  • Bistecca alla Fiorentina (Florentine T-bone steak) with mixed roasted vegetables
Dessert:
  • La Religieuse (choux pastry filled with zabaione and chocolate cream)
Coffee with homemade biscotti (homemade biscuits)

Customer Reviews

Olga F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This tour was the highlight of our return trip to Florence! Repeating what others have said .. this was truly a magical evening not to be missed. Don't be put off by the initial meeting spot for the tour nothing scary or weird -- don't worry!, because what came after that was amazing. The 8 of us were transported to an estate perched on the hills above Florence. As we enjoyed our aperitifs, we were treated to breathtaking views and lovely terraced gardens. Inside the state-of-the art kitchen facilities at the site, we met our private chef for the evening and were escorted into a beautiful glass enclosed outdoor dining room with views of the city. Spectacular setting. The next 2 hours were foodie heaven. Chef Isaac brought out 4 different courses, explaining the history of each dish and how it was prepared. Our guide, Angel, who was an extremely knowledgable sommelier, introduced the wines chosen for each course. They were very generous pours of high quality wines from the Tuscan region -- a Chianti Classico, a Brunello di Montalcino, etc. Wonderful. I'm sure I can speak for the others in the group when I say we hated to see the evening come to an end. On the way home, we were treated to a nighttime tour around the city. Have no hesitation when booking this tour. Exceeded our expectations!

Leyaini C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Excellent tour! The food was amazing, the wine was to die for. Highly recommended!! It does run late, at least until 11:30pm so be sure to plan accordingly.

Daniel M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This was the highlight of our three week vacation! Angel was our tour/wine/dinner guide for the evening. He is awesome! Made everything fun while teaching us so much about Florence, Tuscan food and wine, and how to enjoy the aforementioned. It is a great value as well. In addition to the tour and transportation, we enjoyed a five-course gourmet meal with a flight of four delicious local red wines, an aperitif and a fantastic high-alcohol, but very smooth dessert libation made from verbena! Bellissimo! Angel and Chef Isaac worked seamlessly in unison to describe each wind and dinner course, and also provided a lot of detail about the origins of each wine and dish...and a lot of it was very amusing as well! Best dinner tour ever!

Stacey B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

I don't know how much better it could have been! Johnny our guide was informative and very personable - funny guy! The chef, Isaak, was amazing. The food was delicious and the experience, the venue and the company of the other diners were just amazing - we had the BEST time. They even packed up some cookies for me to take back to the hotel since I was so stuffed I couldn't eat any of them after dinner!I would definitely recommend this experience to anyone who is going to be in Florence. You will not be disappointed!

Alicia W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Beautiful views, great dinner and wine! Julian our tour director was great! Will do this again when we turn and high recommend!!

Michael T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Talk about dinner and a show!! This was such a good time. The food and wine were amazing and the view from the farm was beautiful. The tour afterwards through Florence was a blast. Stefano is a highly entertaining guide and Isaac was such a good chef. I would recommend this trip to anyone visiting Florence!

wino

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This was a fantastic experience. The staff, the guide Steffano sorry about the spelling, the owners of the amazing property on which we enjoyed a truly exceptional meal prepared by Chef Isaac, and the wine ... the magic in a glass that is Italian wine! The night bus tour of Florence was also enjoyable and Steffano knew his subject and spoke well about all points of interest. I absolutely recommend this tour. You cannot go wrong with WalkAbout Florence tours.

Patricia A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

We have done many tours and this was the best experience!! Angel and Isaac made the event special. Both extremely knowledgeable in their fields- wine, history, food and with such charisma. We thank them for making our evening wonderful- from the Minnesota group!!!

anteater

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This was an experience we won't forget. The combination of food and wine knowledge from the guide and the chef made the night. We didn't want it to end. Well worth it and we are looking forward to reviving the recipes. Even their ability to accommodate the coeliac within the group was appreciated.

paul a

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Highlight of our visit to Florence. My wife is not a wine drinker but still thoroughly enjoyed the location, the food and the company. Great location at the tour operators estate on a hill just outside Florence. Views grab you as soon as you arrive. The venue. food and wine then take over. Meal is taken in a large glass walled dining room which provide great ambience. The guide was a trained sommelier who guided us through the wines chosen, the reason they were chosen and the make up of the wine before setting up for tasting and appreciation of those wines. The same was carried out by the chef for each of the 4 courses of the meal. All the wines and food were excellent. This was all bookended by aperitif and liqueur at each end of the meal. Great opportunity to meet fellow travellers at the same time as enjoying all of the above. I found Florence to be generally good value when eating out in the restaurants but this knocked spots everywhere for value for money for what you got. Well done to all concerned.

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