We somehow booked the wrong day and showed up on Friday night when our booking was for Saturday night. The host was very accommodating and though it took some time, he sorted it out and let us stay. I felt bad because it delayed the start for everyone else, but thankfully no one seemed to mind. It was exactly what we had hoped for on a rainy day in Florence. A small group in a beautiful wine shop tasting wine and cheese for about an hour. The wines paired perfectly with the cheese selections. I would definitely recommend it to anyone that wants to do a wine tasting!
Livio was fantastic. Thanks again for a great evening.
Wonderful! The sommelier was so knowledgeable. We learned a lot and thoroughly enjoyed the wines with the perfect cheese pairings. He also gave us a recommendation for a Trattoria that was our best meal in Florence!
This was my second wine tour with Stefano. He is wonderful and has a wealth of knowledge about the wine and the area. The meal was excellent and we had a perfect evening.
Fantastic little place! Highly recommend the hour wine and cheese tasting to anyone visiting! The host really knew his wine, cheeses and olive oils. I actually now have an idea what I am looking for when tasting a wine at a restaurant instead of pretending I am a conneseur! Molto Benne
The staff is incredibly knowledgable and we learned so much about wine and wine pairing. I would definitely recomend this tasting. It was so much fun to sit at the table with other travelers and get to know them throughout the tasting.
Owner was very nice and knowledgeable. The olive oil, cheese and wine was delicious. I loved everything. I would absolutely recommend this tasting.
Blanca United Kingdom
The host was very nice and knowledgeable. Very enjoyable wine tasting and food paring. Would definitely recommend it!
Very knowledgable and friendly host with a great selection of wines. Hosted in an atmospheric and historical bar. We wanted to go to a winery but sadly didn't have time for it on our trip - this was an excellent substitute!
A vast array of amazing wines not found elsewhere. Your host, Livio, is very modest. He does not tell you that he is one of the top sommeliers for the last 2 years. He is extremely knowledgeable and has a wide variety of tasty products specifically designed to accompany the wine selections. He also has a great IPA that we bought to try back at the hotel. It lasts one hour so it is a great crash course in wine conducted by an accomplished gentleman. Fantastic !
Livio was knowledgeable and articulate. His English was excellent and we really enjoyed the pairings of food with the different wines.
This event was very pleasant. Our group was tiny only four, and the proprietor couldn't have been more informative and pleasant. The comparative tastings of olive oil were the most informative, but the cheeses, wines, and their accompaniments were tastier no surprise. We got generous portions too.
A wonderful evening...good wine, interesting facts and fun people. I would highly recommend this to anyone visiting Florence!
The guide was extremely knowledgeable about all the different wines, meats, and olive oil. We learned so much from this one hour tour. Highly recommend the tour.
Very informative. Both the husband and wife are Sommeliers. We tasted 4 very good wines, paired with fine cheeses and great tasting local salami. It was so good we stayed for dinner after the tasting.
Loved this tasting, the sommelier has a real love of local produce and wants to share this with you. The tastings of wine and food are a good size and the way they are matched really enhances the best in both the food and wine. Lovely way to spend time in Florence, and would highly recommend this tour. If I am ever lucky enough to come back, I will defiantly do this tour again.
In a very pedestrian district so plan your transportation well in advance. If you're driving there is pay parking on the next block. Store is very modern and well-appointed. He was understaffed that night and still did a good job taking care of us. Really good information with even better food and wine. We just happened to be the only ones on the tour and we loved the intimate Q and A session. Left with a couple bottles of our favourites, but there were probably hundreds to choose from.
Johnny L USA
This was fun, the shop was great, wine was great, not a bad moment
My wife and I were the only two people at the Wine Tasting and a very lovely wine connoisseur was our hostess guide through the delicious world of wine and cheese. We sampled 5 wines and array of various cheeses. A lovely experience - one that we would gladly do again.
Our cheese and wine tasting was outstanding. The others who scheduled did not show, so we ended up with a private tasting and the sommelier was great. She was very knowledgeable and very kind in her approach. It was a great way to be introduced to the region and the city of Florence, and was very helpful to us for our tour of Tuscany the following day. We highly recommend this tasting.
The wines were great and the cheeses very good. The guide was so knowledgeable about wines, and very kind :-) we had really good time! Highly recommended.
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