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Wine Tasting at a Medieval Castle in Chianti

Highlights
  • Explore Tuscany’s wine country on this half-day tour from Florence
  • Tour a family-owned vineyard housed in a medieval castle 
  • Learn about the art of Tuscan winemaking and the proper way to taste wines
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Wine Tasting at a Medieval Castle in Chianti
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Wine Tasting at a Medieval Castle in Chianti
From US$100.00
Overview
Take a break from the bustling streets of Florence and head out into the countryside of Tuscany on a half-day wine tasting tour from Florence. You’ll travel to Chianti and visit a vineyard housed in a 12th-century castle. This tour is perfect for those with little or no wine tasting experience; you’ll learn about proper tasting technique, sample an array of wines, and enjoy a delicious Tuscan lunch.
What to Expect
You’ll meet your guide in central Florence and then take off for the Tuscan countryside in a comfortable, air-conditioned van for a day of wine tasting fun.
After enjoying a relaxing ride through the green hills of Tuscany, you’ll arrive at a family-owned castle for a tour of its vineyards. Your guide will teach you about the history of winemaking traditions in Tuscany and you'll learn about the different types of grapes used to make wine in this region of Italy and sample grapes straight off the vine.
From here you’ll enjoy a guided tour of the castle including a chance to view the vast collections in the family’s wine cellar. Finally, you’ll enjoy a sommelier-guided tasting of the wines made on-site at the castle plus a Tuscan-style lunch.
Your half-day wine tasting tour of Tuscany will conclude with a drop-off in central Florence.
Reviews (26)
1 - 5 of 18 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent Trip!

My husband, daughter and I did this trip and it was better than expected. We started out at the bike store and got on a van to head to the castle. We had 14 in our group. Once there, we met with Nicole, who was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Isabelle J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
BEST TOUR OF OUR VACATION...Must do!!

If you don’t do anything else in Florence you have to take this tour!! We didn’t use the bikes or Vespas available for us to use, but instead chose to do the wine tasting experience and castle tour. Dejan was our tour guide and he...More

Thank Tenn08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Fabulous tour

We picked this tour at the last minute and it was worth it! Loved the tour of the castle and it's history. The wine tasting was awesome and so was the lunch after in the castle.

Thank rebcr0m
Reviewed 1 January 2019
Great experience, great wine and a lesson in wine tasting

This is a must do tour and can be combined with the Vespa tour, they give a tour of the castle with the history of how came about and end up with the current family who have grown wine grapes and olives for the past...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank martinwH6441UM
Reviewed 1 December 2018
Glad we went!

Lovely drive to the 'castle', a stone house complex that is both vineyard, olive grove and wine cellar. Our tour guide was Constanza who was so friendly and informative. We'e been on probably 40 wine tours and still learned a few things. The wines were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank L_LOVES2TRAVEL
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beachdreamin_1
9 March 2019|
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Response from martinwH6441UM | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I believe they do the tour every day but you do need to book at least the day before, 2 days before would be better. Enjoy Italy, it’s wonderful.
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Lilian L
28 September 2018|
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Response from Bill R |
Did you get an answer? We are doing the same Sept 1 2019 and want to know if it's doable from Norwegian
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