Chianti Classico with Lunch Half Day from Florence

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Wine and Food in Chianti Classico Half Day
Duration

Durations: 5 Hour(s)

Group Size

Group Size: 1+

Languages

Languages: English

Discover the symbiosis between wine and food! Pairing food with wine is sacred in Italy, in order to increase the potency of flavours. This tour aims to provide in-depth knowledge about the famous Chianti wine and typical products that go with it.

From £ 135.25 per person

  1. Meeting Point
  2. Tour Overview

    Embark with us on an exclusive journey in the region of Chianti Classico! We offer full comfort for our group accompanied by our wine expert and guide, who will provide a comprehensive introduction to the region and its wines. Discover the fine wines of Chianti Classico, which are some of the most reputed wines worldwide, with their unmistakable logo of the Black Rooster.

    You will tour the vineyards and wine cellars in the heart of Chianti Classico. You will get accustomed with the production and ageing process of the wines and also learn about the secret of extra virgin olive oil. This wonderful experience includes wine tastings at two family-run wineries, lunch and the opportunity to buy top quality Tuscan wines. 

    Do you get tangled up in grape names, wine varieties and wish to better understand what you are drinking? Learn to distinguish different wine varietals and tasting techniques. Apart from diving into the art of wine, you will learn about wine and food pairing. 

  3. Tour Itinerary

    Day 1 : Florence

    Pick-up and departure.


    First boutique winery

    Cennatoio, this certified organic winery has been run by the same family since 1970.It is assumed that long ago both the house and the land were owned by Guido Cavalcanti, a famous Italian poet.The terroir of the vineyards is stony, challenging and exposed to the south, making it suitable for varieties such as Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.You will have a private tour of the vineyards and winery, which will be led by one of the owners, adding to the personal character of the experience.You will taste a wide variety of robust wines that possess the aroma of wild fruits and the particular properties of the terroir.This is where a lunch of various dishes cooked with particularity by the owners will be served. You will enjoy typical food of the region, prepared with organic products, km 0.


    Second boutique winery

    This certified organic winery has been run by the same family since 1962. In 1985 the company was divided among the 5 brothers and since then they have run it together with the family. They produce all the products with the same passion and authenticity of the past and that is why their wine changes year after year depending on the sun and rain. The terroir of the vineyards is stony, challenging and exposed to the south, which makes it suitable for varieties such as Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. You will have a private tour of the vineyards and winery, which will be led by one of the owners, adding to the personal character of the experience. You will taste a wide variety of robust wines that possess the aroma of wild fruits and the particular properties of the terroir. Here is where lunch, made up of various dishes cooked by the owners themselves, will be served. You will enjoy the typical food of the region, prepared with organic products, km 0.


    Florence

    Drop-off. The tour will generally end where it started.


  4. What's Included

    • Visit of 2 Boutique Wineries
    • Wine tastings
    • Typical lunch with Km 0 products
    • Private Transportation
    • Certified Sommelier/Guide with you 
    • Semi-Private Tour

  5. FAQs

    Please Note:

    • The tour will start with a minimum of 3 people
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not stroller accessible
    • Not suitable for pets
    • No public transportation nearby
    • Infants must not sit on laps
    • Infant seats unavailable
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • If you have any special dietary requirements, please inform us in advance 

  6. Cancellation Policy

    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 24 hours or less before event

  7. Gallery