Many people are drawn to Florence for its art treasures. But it’s also the perfect destination if you like Tuscan wine. Imagine a Chianti wine tour where you’ll be sipping a glass of Chianti wine or Chianti Classico with a view of the vineyards. Or you could be learning about Super Tuscan wines at a wine tasting in Florence. As the capital of Italy’s Tuscan wine region, there are endless things to do in Florence for wine lovers.
Here are four of the best Tuscan wine experiences in Florence.
A Chianti and Super Tuscan wine tour from Florence
Experience the beautiful hills and famous Chianti wines with a wine expert as your guide. Choose a wine tour that visits three or four family-run, organic wineries. You’ll taste the finest Chianti and Super Tuscan wines and enjoy a great lunch, while chatting with the winemakers. They’ll describe the wine making process and share insider tips on Tuscan wines. By the end of this small group day tour, you’ll feel as passionate about Tuscan wine as they do.
A private wine tasting tour from Florence just for you
Taste and tour the wine regions near Florence on a special tour for you or your group. You can opt for a private Chianti wine tour, or one that visits a castle winery in Chianti or the medieval town of San Gimignano. There are a number of other choices from Amarone to Brunello. It’ll be a vacation experience you’ll never forget.
A sunset dinner with Tuscan wine pairings in a villa overlooking Florence
Just picture it. You’re greeted at a stunning countryside villa by a certified sommelier and a chilled glass of prosecco.
As the sun begins to set, you’re seated at a table with a view of Florence and served a four-course dinner, all local food paired with the best Tuscan wines. Over dinner, you talk about Tuscan wine and learn the secrets of Tuscan wine making. It’s a dream evening for your visit to Italy!
A local wine class in Florence – the most fun you can have in school
Did you know that there’s a wine school in Florence? Its goal is to simplify the complex world of Italian wine for beginners and wine connoisseurs alike.
You’ll learn about the history of Tuscan wines, the different varieties and get tips on how to buy wine. And of course, you’ll taste some of the highest quality Tuscan wines. You can even opt for classes that include traditional Tuscan dishes, a visit to an ancient wine bar or a tour to Chianti.
In essence, wine lovers cannot miss these things to do in Florence!