Visit 2 wineries in the heart of Tuscany, tour the medieval town of San Gimignano, have lunch with food and wine pairing class.
Take a day trip to the Chianti countryside to discover why the area is famous for its scenery as well as its wine and the reason why we love it so much!
First stop will be at a WINERY AND TUSCANY WINE TASTING SCHOOL located an hour outside of Florence where you will taste 4 different type of wines including the famous Chianti Classico, Brunello of Montalcino, Super Tuscan wines, a 30 year-old balsamic vinegar and the delicious truffle extra virgin olive oil. Here you will learn how to recognize the different flavours and develop your taste buds with a passionate wine producer. Don’t worry this is not a real school where you have to take notes and be tested at the end so only fun is guaranteed.
The second stop will be at a second LOCAL WINERY located in a stunning area well known for the production of the D.O.C.G. Vernaccia white wine facing the famous towers of San Gimignano. The wine makers will guide you through the vineyards and the cellars and they will share the secrets of the wine and oil production as well as the best wine and food combinations. At the winery you will enjoy 3 wines; the famous Vernaccia white wine, a rosè wine and a Chianti colli senesi D.O.C.G. You will also have the opportunity to buy the local products and wine at a great price to bring back home or ship to friends and family.
In the afternoon you will be free to visit and spend time wandering through the narrow streets shopping in the local stores of the most beautiful medieval town of Tuscany, SAN GIMIGNANO and check out the tower filled skyline while eating the ice cream from a world-champion gelateria. Maps will be provided from your tour leader and tips about the best places to visit in the town.
DURATION: 7 hours.
We meet at 9:45am in Piazza della Calza by Porta Romana in front of the blue P (parking) sign in Florence.
Depart 9:45 am and return to Florence by 5pm.
Make sure you have a big breakfast before coming on the tour. Lots of wine is involved so an empty stomach is not recommended.
Inform our Team for any dietary needs and any minors.