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San Gimgnano and Vernaccia white wine tour

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Duration

8-9 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

8 people

Languages

Chinese, English, Italiano

Overview

Overview

White wines, red wines, and farm food at the farms!

Discover the most famous white wine area in Tuscany. A relaxing day for discovering the official Tuscan white wine area, the Vernaccia di San Gimignano.

Already mentioned by Dante Alighieri in The Divine Comedy,

the Vernaccia di San Gimignano is Tuscany’s most ancient white wine that gained the appellation of D.O.C. in 1966.

Itinerary

Come to discover the white wine area of Tuscany! San Gimignano’s wine-growing lands surround the hilltop town.

Leaving Siena at 9:00 am, we will spend the day far from the crowd in the countryside, visiting 2 of our selected boutique organic wineries.

The lunch will be in one of those two farms, a three-course organic meal, where you can taste the best wines in production.

Before heading back to Siena, you will have time for a stroll for some shopping and the famous Gelato.

Tour’s Location

SAN GIMIGNANO
It is a small walled town known for its towers and medieval architecture, still well preserved, and is considered a UNESCO World Heritage site. The province of San Gimignano and the local grape “Vernaccia,” probably the most ancient grape of the area, was produced in San Gimignano since the XIII Century; since 1993, a D.O.C.G. wine, also made in different areas
it can’t have this particular denomination because of the specific kind of soil in this area.
Some San Gimignano farmers also produce “Saffron,” the expensive spice made since the Middle Ages.

Included/Excluded

  • Full-day tour (8 hours tour)
  • Visit of 2 selected wineries.
  • The wine tasted: Vernaccia di San Gimignano, Vernaccia di San Gimignano Riserva and Selezione, I.G.T. Toscana, Vinsanto, Extra virgin olive oil.
  • Traditional lunch at one of our favorite wineries,
  • Great options for Vegetarians and Vegans
  • Time to visit the town of San Gimignano
  • Wineries accept credit cards if you like to buy some wines, and every winery can organize a convenient shipping service.

Durations

8 - 9 hours

Tour's Location

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