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Become an Tuscan Food & Wine Lover in less than 2 hrs! Join one of the daily food tours (at noon) or wine tasting sessions (at 4 pm) with a professional Sommelier and taste the typical foods of Siena & wines from all over Tuscany & learn loads of...more
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Via di Stalloreggi 26, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 June 2011

My boyfriend found this Wine School online and it had very good reviews. We scheduled a 2 hour class to taste the best Tuscan wines which included tasting of cheese, chocolate, bread with wonderful olive oil, vinegarette and meat. I have to say I was...More

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winetraveller032, Owner at Tuscan Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2011

Hi Eva & Bhanu, Thanks for your lovely review! We are so happy to share our passion of the good foods and wines with you. In Wine We Believe. Cheers, Rebecca.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 8 June 2011

If you are looking for basic info, and don't have much knowledge of wine, then this may be a good course for you. The instructor didn't have much in-depth, practical knowledge of Italian wine (the history of wine, etc, can be found in books). For...More

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winetraveller032, Owner at Tuscan Wine School, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2011

Dear Sommelier, Thank you for your comment. It’s unfortunate that you didn’t enjoy our short wine tasting class. We have since last year (I see you visited in Oct '10) improved our lessons and changed some of our staff. However, I would like to precise...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time at our "taste of Siena" class. Our guide was knowledgable, informative and personable. We loved learning about and tasting the wines, cheeses, honey, olive oil, and truffles that Siena is known for. I would heartily recommend taking this class as...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This class was included when we booked a 4 day wine tour through grape tours. The class was a great introduction to the wines we would be experiencing on our tours. We learned a lot about the requirements and regulations for winemaking and labeling. We...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

This tour was the one recommend in the Rick Steve’s Italy book. We researched and found another one that was less expensive but I’m glad we went on this one! Tina was very informative and the description on the site is as described. Small intimate...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our food and wine tasting with the Tuscan Wine school. Our guide/sommelier wa knowledgeable and shared many details on quality indicators for wine, olive oil and other products of the region.

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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We had a GREAT moment with the Tuscan wine school. 6 (very generous) tastings, tons of informations, easy going, nothing snobbish. I recommend this class before you go visiting tuscan wineries.

Thank marcblanchette97
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We began our excursion in Tuscany with Tina at the Tuscan Wine School in Siena. Convenient location and relatively small class size made for an enjoyable and educational kickoff to our week. While we obviously learned a lot by going to the wineries themselves, this...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

After reading an article in the Sydney Morning Herald travel section on Siena which mentioned The Tuscan Wine School and the “Savor Siena” experience, I decided to book my husband and myself into the class on our visit to Siena. Best decision I could have...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Outstanding quick start to understand the wines of the region - basic introduction to the history and wine regulations of the region. And then there is the tasting, tips on how to assess wines and opportunity to taste classic examples from the region. We've used...More

Thank mbkarle
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Excellent presentation from a very knowledgeable Tina who answered a barrage of questions with skill. We tasted 6 lovely wines and learned a lot about the region, its wines, their history, how to taste and describe wine, and lots more.

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

The Comrieds found the Tuscan Wine School extremely informative and helpful. We hadn't gone to a school such as this before. We will find the grading and testing techniques very useful in the selection of wine. And since we are visiting the Tuscany area primarily...More

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Response from Rebecca C | Property representative |
If you are driving, PLEASE give yourself lots of extra time! We can't seem to stress this enough following the number of the times when people have been late or not come at all because they ended up circling Siena endlessly... More
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Hi, I am so sorry I did not get to this question. You have probably already gone. I hope you had a good time! In any case for those who are curious, Siena has very little available public parking inside the walled city... More
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