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Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence

Highlights
  • Traveling via 4x4 vehicle lets you visit the hard-to-reach Tuscan countryside
  • Hear in-depth commentary on Tuscan cuisine and wine from your guide
  • Includes several stops at wineries, olive-oil mills, and a butcher
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Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence
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Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence
From US$173.86
Overview
Gain in-depth knowledge about Tuscany's cuisine, winemaking, and history on this full-day tour from Florence. With transportation provided, you can listen to your guide's commentary and enjoy the scenery while you travel through the Tuscan countryside in a 4x4 vehicle. The off-road transportation gives you access to a Chianti cellar, a historic villa, and a wine estate. A 3-course traditional Italian meal is included.
What to Expect
Meet your air-conditioned, 4x4 minibus in central Florence. As you ride, enjoy watching the city landscape melt into rolling hills of vineyards and olive groves while your guide takes care of the navigation.
Stop at a winery owned by a prominent Italian family to taste a selection of carefully curated wine, cheese, and olive oil. You’ll also get a guided tour of the cellars to learn how wine and olive oil are made.
At a nearby Tuscan restaurant, dig into a 3-course meal, including regional specialties paired with two glasses of Chianti.
Move on to Greve in Chianti to pick up salumi from a butcher, which you’ll enjoy as a snack at your next stop, an award-winning winery. There, you’ll learn about and taste Chianti Classico.
Relax on your ride back to Florence, knowing your designated driver will transport you safely.
Reviews (951)
1 - 5 of 152 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great way to spend a day in Tuscany!

Our tour guide, Martina, was so personable and knowledgeable that I can't imagine us having taken a better tour. We visited three small, exclusive wineries, which made the experience very personal. I loved the small tours through different wineries and getting to see their different...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Allison S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wonderful day & memories made to last!

Our trip was on a Saturday in early December and we had 6 people total in our group including myself and my husband. It was the perfect size group and we had wonderful weather. (Whoever tells you winter isn't the time to visit Tuscany is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kellypantstravels
Reviewed 13 December 2018
Amazing

My wife and I picked this tour at random and we are SO pleased we did! Our tour guide Lavinia was not only knowledgeable of the region, very friendly and personable but is also a Sommelier in training! She knew all about the amazing wines...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Maxpaulson
Reviewed 11 December 2018
Great Intro to Tuscan Wines

Our tour guide, Alessandro, was a gem! He was charming and very knowledgeable. The tour group was a very manageable size. The lunch was excellent with an extraordinary view. Couldn't ask for a better introduction to the Chianti region and its wines.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank davidmQ8142YS
Reviewed 9 December 2018
Best day of our trip!!!

Out of our 9 day trip in Italy this tour was by far our favorite day! Martina, our tour guide, was so cheery, knowledgeable, and accommodating. The tour was timed so well and never felt rushed. We covered much ground-- three different wine tastings with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Corissa P
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F6021OOmaryl
11 January 2019|
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Response from walkaboutflorence | Property representative |
Hello, We do not sell tickets that do not include wine tasting. This is a very specific tour on wine. The guide will be talking all day about the Chianti region and its wines and the main highlight of the day are the wine... More
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sonjapremetz
9 January 2019|
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Response from walkaboutflorence | Property representative |
Hello, It is not a private tour. The tour is run by 4x4 bus that can host a maximum of 26 people. Kind regards The Walkabout Team
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