Booking a private wine-tasting tour in Tuscany means personalized attention and a flexible itinerary. With a dedicated guide, you'll go in-depth to understand Italian wine production on two winery visits and a total of six tastings. Round-trip transportation means no need to worry about who will be the sober driver; you'll round out the day with a typical Tuscan lunch.
Set out on a hunt for the elusive truffle on this 6-hour private tour from Florence. Traverse the forest with an official truffle hunter and his dog to learn everything there is to know about this delicacy. After you work up an appetite, sit down to a delicious 3-course truffle lunch accompanied with four wines from a local farm to complete your truffle experience.
Take an in-depth tour of the Tuscan wine regions with a certified expert. Your private guide on this journey is a sommelier who is very familiar with the wines and wineries of the area. Spend the day touring two or three wineries, with samplings at each. A delicious Italian lunch at an organic farm is also included. No need to worry about a designated driver, as pickup and drop-off can be included.
Experience a side of Italy rarely available to visitors when you take a cooking class in the Chianti wine region. During your private session, discover the secrets of Tuscan cuisine, from sauces to tiramisu. After dining on the food you just learned to make, continue on to a vineyard for a complimentary wine tasting and pairing lesson. Round-trip transport from Siena is included for your convenience.
Get ankle deep in Tuscan tradition on a half-day grape stomping tour from Florence. Private transportation will take you from your hotel to a winery in the Chianti hills. There, you’ll explore the history and modern practices of winemaking. After tromping on the locally grown grapes, replenish your strength with a homemade lunch and wine tasting, before returning to your accommodation.
For true wine-lovers, there’s no greater thrill than seeing where Tuscany’s specialty red is made. During this in-depth tour of an organic, family-run winery, you’ll learn the ins and outs of Chianti Classico. Tour the scenic vineyard and sample four different red wine varieties inside the atmospheric on-site cellar. Pair your tasting with fresh cheeses and salami, all made from fresh regional products.
Immerse yourself in Italian culture with a 5-hour cooking class in Florence’s Chianti region. Get a hands-on experience creating high-quality Italian food on a charming farm in the Chianti countryside. Learn to make the famous Tagliatelle with meat sauce, tomato bruschetta, and a delicious tiramisu. Visit a local winery nearby and enjoy samples of the region’s wines that can accompany your delicious meal.
Go off-road in a vintage SUV on this Chianti Valley tour from Greve. With a small group of just eight people or fewer, travel through the famous wine-producing region to learn the vintners' secrets. Stop at three cellars for 15 tastings of different varietals as well as local products (olive oil, honey) and a traditional Italian lunch.
Experience a side of Tuscany rare to visitors during a private cooking class in the home of a Chianti region local. The 3-hour lesson covers the secrets of preparing authentic Italian cuisine and three traditional recipes to bring back home. After the lesson, enjoy the fruits of your labor with local wine and plenty of conversation. A souvenir apron and shopping tote are included.
Pasta and wine: the things you think about when it comes to Tuscany. What’s behind? Do you know how wheat becomes pasta and grapes turn into wine? Now you have the chance to learn about it. First you will visit a pasta factory in Chianti, owned for more than 100 years by the same family then a beautiful winery, visiting the celler and enjoy a great lunch paired with top wine selection of the Cantina!
Taste wines and learn to make fresh pasta during a half-day culinary experience in Montalcino. Your chef-instructor leads a class where you make traditional ‘pinci’ pasta from local flour, then head to the wine cellar to the region’s legendary Brunello di Montalcino wines. Top off the evening with a dinner of pasta and other dishes, accompanied by five wine tastings. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
Immerse yourself in a private pasta-making class at the Cesarina's home, learn the secrets of the region's most famous pasta dishes and taste the fruit of your labour accompanied by a glass of local wine. During the lesson the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic regional pasta recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Each participant will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 600+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Gain an inside perspective on Tuscan cuisine with a private cooking class in Florence, the birthplace of Italian gastronomy. After joining your guide for an educational tour of a local market, dive into a 3-hour cooking lesson that covers techniques and recipes for three authentic dishes. In addition to a 3-course meal and Chianti-region wine pairings, the tour includes a souvenir apron and shopping tote.
Have you ever been to a local market and traditional food shop in Italy, full of ingredients you'd love to experiment with? This is your chance to visit a market with a local expert, choose your most inspiring ingredients, and create and name your very own two recipes. Go food shopping with your Cesarina and choose 3-5 staple ingredients that capture your imagination before immersing yourself in a private cooking class at their home. With their expert guidance, you will learn how to prepare your chosen ingredients and make your own two Italian creations. Cultivate your creativity and confidence in the kitchen by adding an Italian flair to your dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Discover the Tuscan countryside and cuisine on a private 6-hour bike tour from Florence. After transfer from your hotel, hop on a provided bicycle and follow your guide through the world-famous Tuscan landscape. The scenic journey takes you to a family farm where you enjoy a gourmet lunch prepared using local ingredients. The culinary experience continues with wine and olive oil tastings, before a leisurely ride back to the starting point.