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Chianti Wineries Tour with Food and Wine Tasting from Florence (www.getyourguide.com)

Visit 2 authentic wineries in the beautiful Chianti Hills on this half-day tour from Florence. Meet local winemakers, walk through stunning vineyards, and sample local wines and products.

Visit 2 authentic wineries in the beautiful Chianti Hills on this half-day tour from Florence. Meet local winemakers, walk through stunning vineyards, and sample local wines and products.
  • Head to the heart of the Tuscan countryside on this day trip from Florence
  • Visit 2 authentic vineyards, and taste up to 5 wines in each
  • Admire the beautiful landscape of the rolling Chianti Hills
  • Sample local products such as cheese, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar
  • Learn about the history and culture of the local area from your guide

After meeting your guide and boarding the coach, drive to the Chianti region. On the way to the first winery, your guide will share interesting facts and curiosities about landmarks along the route.

Arrive at the first “cantina” of the day, where you will be welcomed by the winemakers. After listening to a brief introduction about the winery’s history and the types of wine made there, join a guided tour of the facilities and nearby vineyards. Learn all about the winemaking process, the materials used to make the barrels, and what it takes to be classified as a “Chianti Classico”. Then, begin your first wine tasting of about 5 wines. You will hear an explanation of each of the wines that you sample, as well as some tips on how to savor the wine and understand its qualities. The wines will be accompanied by local snacks produced in the region, such as cheese, bread, olive oil, and salumi.

Board the bus and continue to the second winery. On the way, make a stop at a scenic lookout to observe a stunning panorama of the Chianti Hills.

At the second winery, learn about their production methods, what is unique about their vines, and how weather can affect the grapes. Explore the facilities during a short guided tour, and walk through the vineyards.Then, sample another round of up to 5 wines, as the local charismatic wine producer tells you about the peculiarities of each.

After some free time, head back to Florence.

Includes

  • Return transportation from Florence by air-conditioned bus or minivan
  • Services of an expert multilingual guide
  • Guided wine tasting at 2 different wineries
  • Snacks (cheese, bread, extra-virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salumi)

 

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