From Florence: Tuscany Wine & Food Tour with Guide

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Embark on an unforgettable journey through Tuscany's rolling hills and vineyards on a small-group excursion from Florence. Delve into the heart of Italy's wine country as you explore three genuine, family-run wineries, each one showcasing the region's rich vinicultural heritage. To further immerse yourself in the local culture, indulge in a traditional Tuscan lunch, savoring the authentic flavors of this picturesque region.


Embark on a captivating journey through Tuscany's picturesque wine country on a guided day trip departing from Florence. This unforgettable adventure will take you to three exceptional organic wineries, where you'll indulge in a delightful lunch accompanied by a wine tasting, as well as samples of locally crafted balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Additionally, you'll take a leisurely stroll through the charming medieval town of Greve in Chianti. Your day begins with a scenic drive through the rolling hills and tranquil countryside of Tuscany, ultimately arriving at the first winery. Here, you'll delve into the intricacies of winemaking, exploring the farm, cellar, and uncovering the secrets behind this ancient craft. Next, you'll visit a second esteemed hilltop winery, where a knowledgeable expert will regale you with fascinating facts and anecdotes about the art of wine production. As you sit down to a light lunch, you'll have the opportunity to savor the winery's own creations, paired with local products. Following lunch, you'll make a brief stop in the quaint town of Greve in Chianti, where you can take in the picturesque main square and absorb the charming atmosphere. Your final destination is a historic family-owned villa and winery, where you'll be treated to breathtaking views of Florence and the surrounding landscape, as well as a stroll through one of the region's most stunning Italian gardens. Here, you'll sample an array of local products crafted with profound respect for traditional cultivation methods, allowing you to discern the unique philosophies and techniques employed by each of the three local vintners.

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