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Best Italian Chianti Tour: Wine Tasting and Cooking

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Escape the tourist crowds for the Tuscan countryside and excite your taste buds on the best Italian Chianti tour. Enjoy a local cooking class & wine tasting experience

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Best Italian Chianti Tour: Wine Tasting and Cooking

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A trip to Italy isn't quite complete without escaping the city and losing yourself in the beautiful countryside. Away from the tourist crowds, you can finally breathe in the scent of local wine and taste a freshly made olive oil. Our best Italian Chianti tour exists to give you a rest from the noise of civilization as well as tickle your taste buds.


Chianti is an area of Tuscany, particularly famous for its finger-licking cuisine and velvety red wine of the same name. Our best Chianti tour in Tuscany offers you a chance to experience the authentic Italian way of life, where the food is fresh and meals flavorsome! It includes transportation in an air-conditioned minibus to the lovely destination, traditional Tuscan lunch, wine tasting experience, and a multilingual guide!

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Included
Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning
Expert multilingual escorts
Lunch consisting of typical Tuscan dishes
Travel insurance and other emergencies
Chianti Wine tasting

Not Included
Hotel pick-up
Hotel drop-off

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Key Details
Monday - Sunday
Collection point: Visit Today - Via Della Condotta 12, Firenze
Group: Max25 people

Before You Go

Prices for Children from 0-5 years old: free of charge

Check-in closes 30 min before departure

Drop off: 10,00 per person


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Rustic wineries, picturesque landscapes, lavish rolling hills adorned with vineyards. You don't need more than one look to fall in love with this charming Tuscan region. Its no surprise, the fame of Chianti wine and landscape stretches far beyond its borders.


Our best Italian Chianti tour is much more than just another a wine tasting tour. Its a small peek into a different life, where things move slower, and peoples lives intertwine with the land that feeds them. Plus, you will have an opportunity not only to eat but also create your own Tuscan meal from fresh locally produced ingredients! There are five different location you can visit:


History Sneak Peek

he first incarnations of Chianti as white wine entered the scene in the 13th century!


Hmm... was Chianti a wine before it was a region?


Well, in Middle Ages, three villages - Gaiole, Castellina and, Radda - formed so-called Lega del Chianti (League of Chianti). This area became the historical and spiritual soul of the Chianti region. As the Chianti wine grew steadily in popularity, more and more Tuscan villages wanted their lands to be called Chianti. In fact, over the course of history, the region saw countless expansions and subdivisions.


The diversity of soil and microclimates contributed to a diversified range of quality on the market. By the end of 20th century, people associated this brand with a basic mass-market Chianti in a squat bottle with a straw basket, fiasco. Today, only some wineries can call their wines Chianti. Each winery will have its own secret recipe which, however, has to abide by the strict quality regulations of DOCG (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita).


But it wasn't just the boundaries that changed. The grape also evolved quite dramatically. The first Chianti wines were white but slowly transformed into the red.


Did we convince you? If so, don't wait any longer and book your exclusive Chianti tour today!

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