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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

Kevin K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Vallerio was our awesome tour guide for the wine tour around Tuscany. This tour was so much fun, how could it not be with wine tastings starting at 10:30 in the morning! We toured three different wineries all very unique from each other and had a nice variety of tastings. Lunch was very good as well and Vallerio was very knowledgable on wines and on the area and was an all around nice guy to be with for a few hours. The bus ride was great as well and we saw a lot of interesting countryside with lots of photo opportunites. By far, this was our favourite tour while in Italy!

Gregorio

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

It was a fabulous, informative and entertaining tour with great food and wines

Carly M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

The tour guide was very knowledgeable and did a fantastic job! Its a must do tour.

Renee J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Simply Amazing!!!! We spent the better part of the day with Valerio as our guide. His knowledge of the area, the wines, the history was amazing. He filled our rides with great conversation and more information than we could have ever needed. His appreciation of the wines showed...he wasn't just putting in the time! Loved it!!!!

Jeffrey G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

The best tour I have ever done! Simone was very friendly and knowledgeable! He is passionate about wine and lives to share his knowledge and experience with his guest! I loved that it was a small group. I would highly recommend this tour!!!

Allison C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

This was definitely a highlight of our time in Florence. Our guide, Mateo, was terrific. The whole day was very well organized and the wineries visited were very welcoming. The lunch was outstanding. Highly recommend!

Paul S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Our guide, Simone, was excellent. Great day!

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

We had a wonderful tour with our guide, Simone. He was very knowledgeable and pointed out many aspects of wine-making to us at the wineries. He kept us engaged and answered our questions, and was helpful and friendly. The visits to the wineries were very well organized and clear. The small-group format is excellent and I would highly recommend anyone interested in this tour or similar ones that visit wineries to consider the small-group format. The food served was excellent. We sampled several wines on our visit and were able to compare the different types of wines as well as understand how good quality wines should taste. The minivan we rode in was air conditioned and comfortable. The meeting point in Florence was close to Orsanmichele, very convenient. The tour was run very well. The restaurant was another treat - with a cellar and also a small gift shop.

Colleen M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

This was a really enjoyable day out. Our guide Serena a sommelier was delightful, very knowledgeable on Chianti and obviously loved her work. With the resurgence in popularity of Rose' and Chianti in many countries it was interesting to learn a little more about the Chianti variety. The wines were outstanding and the three course lunch was plentiful and of a high quality. There is definitely no pressure to buy wines however we couldn't resist and are saving this bottle for a special occasion.

Brooke R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Great wine tasting! Learned a lot about wine and the region. I heard some negative feedback about the large group tours and was very happy we booked this one instead :

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