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Welcome! I’ll tell you everything you need to know, and my personal point of view, about wine tasting in Tuscany.

When you choose Italy as a wine and food destination, you have to read all about tuscany wines and food. Than, you have to go on a wine tour with other wine and food enthusiasts (group wine tours or a private one) for an unforgettable memory.. Tuscan wine is the perfect match with Tuscan food, they were born to be together.

Italy and Tuscany wine production
Italy is one of the largest wine producer, and Tuscany is the flagship for quantity and quality of the wine produced. Wine areas includes Chianti, Brunello, Nobile di Montepulciano, Bolgheri, San Gimignano, Maremma and much more. Moreover, many wine producers started to produce also organic, biodynamic, natural or vegan wines, so that the method variety is added to the variety of vines and wines produced.

Where to start?
Every year there are more and more wine and food tours requests, specially from April to October with a peak in September and October, the harvest time.  During our wine tours you will have the chance to see all the wine process. From the grape harvest to the fermentation of the wine in the stainless steel ferment vats. In that period there is a great confusion in the cellars, but this is the most informative and fun part for a wine lover.

Enjoy the reading!

Wine Tours from Florence

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Tuscan wine Fairs

In February in Florence, Tuscany, there have been the most important wine events, 3 famous wine fairs: Buy wine Chianti Lovers Chianti Collection The first event on February 13, is called "Buy Wine" where the first vintage of Chianti 2015,…

What are Super Tuscan wines?

There is still a good degree of confusion behind the use of the term Super tuscan wine. Confusion that is well justified when we consider the variations of the theme that this term englobes in its use and, therefore, its meaning in a practical…

Organised wine tour or self wine tour

Imagine a warm spring evening, when you just need a light jacket on your shoulders and the light on the horizon is clear. Imagine a perfect sunset. Now add a terrace with views over the Tuscan hills, some friends, of course, and a glass of Chianti…

Difference between Chianti and Chianti Classico

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