Chianti Classico Tour

grand views and premier wines!

schedule

9:15 am

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7.5 hours

language

english

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Private

360

all year round

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Florence & Tuscany

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Fun in Tuscany

The Chianti Classico territory is shared between the provinces of the two municipalities of Siena and Florence. The zone amounts to 71,800 hectares (177,500 acres) and includes the entire territories of the municipalities of Castellina in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti, Greve in Chianti and Radda in Chianti and parts of those of Barberino Val d’Elsa, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Poggibonsi, San Casciano Val di Pesa and Tavarnelle Val di Pesa. The characteristics of the climate, terrains and altitudes, which are unfavorable for most crops, have made Chianti Classico a region that excels in the production of premium wines. "Casa Sola" will be the first winery we visit. The estate is located in the area of Barberino Valdelsa, not far from the ancient road connecting the roman colonies of Florentia and Sena Julia, the modern cities of Florence and Siena. This road which dates back to the I century b.C. has been in use along the centuries and is today 'wrongly' called Via Cassia. In this region full of history and beauty the Casa Sola winemakers produce their premier DOCG Chianti Classico and DOP Extra Virgin olive oil following a tradition that roots back to the etruscan times. After a guided visit to their cellar and vineyards we'll have the opportunity to taste a selection of their prestigious wines combined with some bruschettas and other tuscan snacks. Our lunch will be at "Il Feudo", a typical italian restaurant located inside the stunning castle of Monteriggioni, built by the Republic of Siena in 1213 to protect the region by the incursions of the Florentines. We'll begin with a simple tomatoes bruschetta (basil, olive oil and fresh tomatoes), to continue on with an authentic taste of Tuscany: "pici" (a traditional kind of pasta) with wild boar ragu and "saccottini" (a kind of tortellini) with pear and pistacchio sauce. As dessert the traditional "Cantuccini and Vin Santo". All this, of course, paired with a bottle of the best Chianti! After a short walk of the castle with amazing photo opportunities we'll heading to a second winery named "Villa Trasqua" and located in the southern side of the Chianti Classico region. After an introduction to the wine estate we'll have the pleasure to taste some of their best wines. Chianti Classico, Chianti Classico Riserva and Chianti Classico Superiore, will be on the list! All around the villa you will have the chance to take amazing pictures of the magnificent landscape offered by the Chianti Classico region. And after the tasting if you like you will have the opportunity to buy or ship home. On our way back to Florence we'll stop at the fantastic panoramic view of the Michelangelo square. Tour lasts approximately 8 hours.

Incredible wine experience!

The Chianti Classico territory is shared between the provinces of the two municipalities of Siena and Florence. The zone amounts to 71,800 hectares (177,500 acres) and includes the entire territories of the municipalities of Castellina in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti, Greve in Chianti and Radda in Chianti and parts of those of Barberino Val d’Elsa, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Poggibonsi, San Casciano Val di Pesa and Tavarnelle Val di Pesa. The characteristics of the climate, terrains and altitudes, which are unfavorable for most crops, have made Chianti Classico a region that excels in the production of premium wines. "Casa Sola" will be the first winery we visit. The estate is located in the area of Barberino Valdelsa, not far from the ancient road connecting the roman colonies of Florentia and Sena Julia, the modern cities of Florence and Siena. This road which dates back to the I century b.C. has been in use along the centuries and is today 'wrongly' called Via Cassia. In this region full of history and beauty the Casa Sola winemakers produce their premier DOCG Chianti Classico and DOP Extra Virgin olive oil following a tradition that roots back to the etruscan times. After a guided visit to their cellar and vineyards we'll have the opportunity to taste a selection of their prestigious wines combined with some bruschettas and other tuscan snacks. Our lunch will be at "Il Feudo", a typical italian restaurant located inside the stunning castle of Monteriggioni, built by the Republic of Siena in 1213 to protect the region by the incursions of the Florentines. We'll begin with a simple tomatoes bruschetta (basil, olive oil and fresh tomatoes), to continue on with an authentic taste of Tuscany: "pici" (a traditional kind of pasta) with wild boar ragu and "saccottini" (a kind of tortellini) with pear and pistacchio sauce. As dessert the traditional "Cantuccini and Vin Santo". All this, of course, paired with a bottle of the best Chianti! After a short walk of the castle with amazing photo opportunities we'll heading to a second winery named "Villa Trasqua" and located in the southern side of the Chianti Classico region. After an introduction to the wine estate we'll have the pleasure to taste some of their best wines. Chianti Classico, Chianti Classico Riserva and Chianti Classico Superiore, will be on the list! All around the villa you will have the chance to take amazing pictures of the magnificent landscape offered by the Chianti Classico region. And after the tasting if you like you will have the opportunity to buy or ship home. On our way back to Florence we'll stop at the fantastic panoramic view of the Michelangelo square. Tour lasts approximately 8 hours.

1. Comfortable roundtrip transportation by AC car or minivan

2. Informative english speaking tour guide

3. Visit to a couple of wineries in the Chianti Classico wine region

4. Visit to vineyards and cellar in each winery with opportunity to buy and ship premier wines

5. Typical three courses tuscan lunch in the castle of Monteriggioni

9:15 am

Meeting point and check in will be on Via Curtatone n.9, in fron of Cafe' Curtatone, a few minutes walk from the main Florence train station. Departure by 9:30am. Upon request and at an extra charge we can organize pick up at your villa in Tuscany or at your hotel in Florence. It is also possible to customize the time of departure. Please contact us with your requests.

10:15 am

Our first stop will be at "Casa Sola", where we'll enjoy a guided visit to the cellar and vineyards. Tasting will include four wines produced by the wine maker accompanied by bruschettas and other snacks. At Casa Sola you will have the opportunity to taste their prestigious Chianti Classico Riserva.

1:00 pm

We'll have lunch at il Feudo, a typical italian restaurant located inside the stunning castle of Monteriggioni, built by the Republic of Siena in 1213 to protect the region by the incursions of the Florentines. We'll start with a simple bruschetta (basil, olive oil and fresh tomatoes), to continue on with an authentic taste of Tuscany: "pici" (traditional kind of pasta) with wild boar ragu and "saccottini" (a kind of tortellini) with pera and pistacchio. As dessert the traditional "Cantuccini and Vin Santo". All this, of course, paired with a bottle of the best Chianti!

03:00 pm

After lunch we'll heading to the second top winery named "Villa Trasqua" and located in the southern side of the Chianti Classico region. We'll visit their cellar and we'll have the pleasure to taste some of their best wines: Chianti Classico, Chianti Classico Riserva and Chianti Classico Superiore, will be on the list! All around the villa you will have the chance to take amazing pictures of the magnificent landscape offered by the Chianti Classico region. And after the tasting if you like you will have the opportunity to buy and ship worldwide.

05:00 pm

On our way back to Florence we'll stop at the fantastic panoramic view of the Michelangelo square. Tour lasts approximately 8 hours.

Note:

All scheduled times are an approximation and can vary slightly based on situations out of our control (traffic, weather, etc.)

We meet in Florence, on Via Curtatone #9, in front of Cafe' Curtatone, just a five min walk from S.M.N. train station.

Private pick up at your accomodation in Florence or Tuscany available upon request at an extra charge.

> Online booking is required

> Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free meals available upon request

> Transportation is provided by 8-seater minivan or 4-seater car.

> Wheelchairs and other lugguage may be stored in the trunk of the vehicle.

> Wineries we visit are accessible to differently abled persons, with a few barriers easy to skip with help of our guide.

> We reach the castle of Monteriggioni by car. Visit will be personalized to include an accessible area. This area covers most of the castle, from Porta Fiorentina to Porta Senese.

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800 €

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1060 €

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1220 €

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