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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 (19)
1 - 5 of 13 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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
Reviewed 11 September 2018
Wine Tasting and Sunset Vespa Ride

My fiance and I had an absolutely fantastic time with our guide Valerio and the Wine Tasting and Sunset Vespa Tour. We were able to learn about the historic castle in Tuscany while trying wines made there in the vineyard. After, Valerio taught took us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Joey S
Reviewed 16 August 2018
An experience to remember

This experience was seriously beyond what we expected. We met up with a great group of people and were driven outside Florence to see the best of what Tuscany has to offer. Tuscan hills, a castle and wine. It can't get better. We got a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Liisa M
Reviewed 11 August 2018
Quintessential Italian experience!

Our group of 6 was looking for something fun to do outside of Florence and discovered this Vespa tour - we are so glad we did! This, along with the cooking class we took through LoveXFood-Italy, were the highlights of our 2-week visit to Italy!...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lesliewW2031UK
Reviewed 5 August 2018
Tuscany at it's best

We did the Wine Tasting at a Medieval Castle in Chianti booked through Tuscany Cycle. Booking process was simple. Staff entertaining a courteous. Van ride to the Tuscany countryside to vineyard and castle. Castello Trebbio Vineyard was a wonderful host. Toured the castle and then...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Russell C
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