Private wine tour experience to visit Tuscany's best wineries, to sample top end wines and have an educational and tasty food & wine pairing session to combine each wine to each food speciality. A full day escorted by a friendly professional driver-guide, specialized in wine-making and sommelier, fluent in English and knowledgeable about the history of the area.
The English speaking guide and driver will come directly at your Florence accommodation front door to pick you up in the morning and ready to beginning a scenic drive through the Tuscan countryside.
During the trip you will be entertained by the most important information about the geography of Tuscany, the wine region and you will start being familiar with the rules, the details about wine-making in Tuscany and generally speaking in Italy. After all you are escorted by a sommelier.
The first stop will be at a wine estate where the owners or the winemaker will meet you and will show you the basement of their property so to start your wine experience. The cellar tour is about 45 minutes or more it really depends on your interest, questions, of course you will not be rushed.
After the cellar tour you will be welcomed at their tasting room and you will start by sampling the current vintages of each wine produced by the winery.
The private wine experience will go ahead by visiting a smaller estate, where grapes are grown organically, and also there you will tour the winery, their cellars and this will be followed by a generous wine tasting.
The last stop will be done at a family owned business winery where you will be welcomed also to taste their local products along with 4 different wines which will be paired with their bruschetta, home made pasta, cold cuts, meat, dessert. In case of allergies and intolerances you will have the chance to eat a different selection of local products adapted to your need.
In two wineries you will also taste an amazing Tuscan extra virgin olive oil.