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Discover the Best Summer Wine Tours in Florence and Tuscany

Best things to do in Florence in the summer

Experience the finest summer wine tours in Florence and Tuscany. Join our exclusive Italian wine tours and savor the richness of Tuscan wines with our expert guides. It’s no surprise that Florence wine tours have become a quintessential summer activity.…

How to taste wine: Five easy steps

If you’re planning to take a wine tour in Tuscany, you might be wondering how to tastewine like a pro.The first thing you should know is that there is no right or wrong way to do a winetasting. The most…

Discover the Finest Florence Wine Tours and Authentic Tuscan Wine Gifts

Are you looking for the perfect gift for a wine lover? We’re certain that even the most discerning wine enthusiast will be thrilled to get a wine tour Florence or a special bottle of Tuscan wine. After all, Tuscany is…

Should you drink an old bottle of wine?

Suppose you find a 50-year-old bottle of Chianti in the cellar. Can you still drink it? It’s a question we’re often asked on our Tuscany wine tours. Sometimes, people buy wine and want to save it for a special occasion. But don’t…

How Cabernet Sauvignon grapes became popular in Tuscan wine

Guests on our wine tours from Florence are often surprised to learn that local winemakers sometimes use Cabernet Sauvignon grapes in Tuscan wine. How did a grape that originated in France make it into quintessential Tuscan wines, like Chianti? In…

How to reduce your chances of getting a wine headache

Have you ever had a headache after drinking only a glass or two of wine? Sipping wine is always an enjoyable experience. But the dreaded wine headache that sometimes comes afterwards is not. Why do headaches seem more common with…

What is terroir and how does it affect Tuscan wine?

Closeup panoramic shot rows summer vineyard scenic landscape, plantation, beautiful wine grape branches, sun, limestone land. Concept autumn grapes harvest, nature agriculture background

On a wine tour in Tuscany, you’re likely to hear some talk about terroir. It’s probably one of the least understood wine terms. In this post, we’ll help clear up what terroir means and why it’s important in wine. Terroir…

How long does wine last unopened?

old wine bottled on a shelf

If you’re planning to take some wine home from your Tuscan wine tour, you might wonder how long the wine will last. The shelf life of unopened wine can be anywhere from one to 20 years. So, how do you…

Concerned about sugar in wine? This Italian favorite may be your best choice

Deliziosi dessert al cioccolato e vino sul tavolo grigio

Virtually all wines have sugar in them.  But the amount of sugar in wine is not always the same. It can be minimal in some wines, while others may have as much as a can of soda. How can you…