This day trip will be an exploration of the heart of the Chianti Classico, the defined area that begins just South of Florence and reaches all the way to the North of Siena. While visiting the wonders of the area and in tasting its wines, you will come to understand the concept of terroir, and you will learn how Chianti Classico is made, how to distinguish the characteristics of the main grape varieties, and much more....
We depart and head towards the Chianti Classico region. The escursion include also a hilltop town of Medieval origins, such as Castellina in Chianti, to get the feel for a town that has been transformed by the importance of its wines, and to shop for local specialties and handicrafts, so the visit of the first winery, a small rural facility where we have the first meeting with the locals, that gently open us the doors of the cellar.
At the first winery you will see the cellars and receive a full explanation of the wines and other specialties that are produced.
You will taste the wines of the winery which will typically include a Chianti Classico, a Riserva and an IGT Super Tuscan and of course, Extravirging olive oil, we explain you the basic technics for the tasting, the extraction during the years and showing you the olive trees we can talk about the pruning and you can ask us all the questions you need to know about the production of this precious food produces in Tuscany since the 6th Century BC. Time for lunch! Local Osteria? Lunch at the winery? Or in a little Medieval Hamlet?
We like to offer different options, in order to create a unic experience for our guests, so it can be a surprise pending on the day of the week, but we always guarantee the high quality and freshness of the food, meat and vegetables and of course the wines! After dessert and coffee, we head to the the second wine experience before to head back to Siena.
- Small group tour (2/8 people)
- Private tour (2/8 people)
Full day tour (8-9 hours)
Travel insurance included
Transportation in air-conditioned minivan
Small Group Tour, from Siena or near by Personalized Private tour are always customizable
PICK UP SERVICE
Pick up always at the accommodation
SPECIAL MEAL REQUESTS
Vegetarian and vegan meals can be organized on the same day