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From Florence: Tuscany Wine & Food Tour with Guide

1. From Florence: Tuscany Wine & Food Tour with Guide

Journey through the wine-producing region of Tuscany on a guided day trip from Florence. Visit three organic wineries and enjoy lunch with a tasting of local wines, balsamic vinegar, and olive oil. Take a walk in the medieval town of Greve in Chianti. Start your day trip driving through the Tuscan countryside. Reach the first winery to learn about the winemaking process. Visit the farm, the cellar and learn all of the secrets to making wine. Next, move on to another selected hilltop wine estate, where a wine expert is waiting for you to share facts and anecdotes about the process. Sit down for a light lunch accompanied by the winery's own wines and products.  After lunch, head to Greve in Chianti, for a quick stop in the most representative village of the Chianti Classico countryside. Take some free time to admire the main square before continuing to the final stop, a historical family-owned villa and winery. Admire the views of Florence and one of the most beautiful Italian gardens in the area. Taste the winery’s local products, made with the deepest respect for the cultivation traditions of the region. Compare the products and the philosophies of these three different local winemakers.

Florence: Tuscany Chianti Winery Private Day-Trip with Lunch

2. Florence: Tuscany Chianti Winery Private Day-Trip with Lunch

Starting in the center of Florence, your English-speaking driver will take you on a scenic drive straight into the heart of Chianti. You will drive along the ancient Roman road “Cassia Vetus”, surrounded by rolling hills with breathtaking views over vineyards and olive groves. Your first stop will be the Medieval village of Greve, which is the birthplace of Giovanni da Verrazzano, the Florentine traveler who discovered the Hudson Bay in the 15th century. Next you will visit the superb hilltop hamlet named Montefioralle. Strolling through the narrow streets, you might be surprised to discover that this stone village has been perfectly preserved since the 12th century. You can admire breathtaking panoramas and discover anecdotes and secrets related to the “Black Rooster”, the emblem of the Chianti Classico. You will experience a genuine, family run, wine estate with medieval cellars where prestigious original oak barrels are still used for aging the wine. Learn the secrets behind the making of the regions’ extra-virgin olive oil, and find out the best way to recognize a genuine one. Your experience will end in the proper Chianti way, with a typical Tuscan meal that you will get to enjoy on the private estate. It will be prepared with organic ingredients that are grown on the property, and to top things off you’ll get to enjoy a pairing of 3 top Chianti Classico wines and taste an extra-virgin olive oil.

Florence: Tuscany & Chianti Classico Trek & Wine with Lunch

3. Florence: Tuscany & Chianti Classico Trek & Wine with Lunch

Spend a day walking in nature where local wines and food are combined to have a marvelous day out in Tuscany through natural beauties, historical small wineries, and little villages nestled in the heart of the Chianti wine region. Understand the process of wine-making and olive oil production. Hop on a minivan and be driven along unique little roads in the Chianti Classico wine region. Reach the starting point located in Panzano in Chianti. The exact drop-off point is a secret. Start the day with a little walk through the Conca d'oro, a magnificent natural Amphitheater where the best Chianti Classico wines are produced. Walk through vineyards leading you to the first winery stop. from the 12th century, run by a local family. At this family-run winery from the 12th century, visit the wine cellar. This is the second oldest building in Panzano in Chianti, used as a medieval post. Enjoy marvelous wines and food tasting in a stunning historical location. Say goodbye to this unique wine cellar and continue walking through olive groves and vineyards toward the second winery. Savor lunch and another wine tasting (sometimes the lunch is postponed to the next stop). The marvelous wine here is produced by 3 generations of local farmers. Tuck into a tasty Tuscan lunch with a selection of their wines, perfect to recharge for another hike towards the last winery. The last Winery is a modern winery created by Italian artists. Settled right at the top of the hills overlooking Montefioralle, an enchanting castle nested in a great position. In the last winery, all modern techniques are combined with old, time-tested knowledge. Enjoy the last wine tasting here. For those who want to hike more, there is the final stretch downhill to reach Montefioralle. Get on the minivan back to Florence.

From Livorno: Shore Excursion to Chianti and San Gimignano

4. From Livorno: Shore Excursion to Chianti and San Gimignano

Discover the beauty of the Chianti wine region on this shore excursion from Livorno. After getting picked up from the port, enjoy a relaxing 1.5-hour drive through the picturesque Chianti countryside to reach your first stop, the charming market town of Greve-in-Chianti where you can visit Macelleria Falorni, a specialist in wild boar and pecorino cheeses and one of the best butchers in Italy. Later, as you cross the hills to Montefioralle, the tiny hamlet where Amerigo Vespucci was born, enjoy a wine tasting tour at a small family-owned estate. Your journey will then take you through the Antinori vineyards at Badia a Passignano to relax over a convivial Tuscan lunch at a little osteria hidden away amongst these rolling hills. After lunch, stop at the World Heritage site of San Gimignano with its unforgettable skyline of towers. The town is renowned for its white Vernaccia di San Gimignano wine and the Gelateria di Piazza, where Sergio Dondoli creates award-winning gelato with flavors including Vernaccia wine sorbet. Get dropped off back at your ship in the afternoon with plenty of time before departure.

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What people are saying about Greve in Chianti

We really enjoyed everything about our day in the Tuscan countryside. Leo, our guide was very educated and entertaining. This was our favorite tour from Florence. I would highly recommend if you enjoy learning about and drinking wine and want to see the countryside outside of Florence.

Fantastic!! I am happy I booked the experience! I started at 9am, our guide was LEO and he was amazing! Very friendly, fun and full of fun facts. Not only was the experience great it was also fun meeting other people and of course drinking plenty of VINO!!

The guide and driver were great hosts. The bus held 30 people and was full, but comfortable. Each of the winery's were different, so it made the experience better. I would go again.

Very nice scenic drive through Tuscany, very informative re the Chianti wine manufacturing requirements with generous wine tastings so don't too hard to early....

That was a nice day, took pretty much exactly 8 hours.