Chianti wine tour

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Highlights:
 
– Visit to Montefioralle Castle (11th century)
 
– Visit to the villages of Greve in Chianti and Castellina in Chianti
 
– Home-style lunch with wine pairing in a local winery (not included)
 
– A second wine tasting in a different winery and tasting of Chianti Classico, Chianti Riserva, Super Tuscan wines. 
 
Point of Departure: Your accomodation in Florence
Departure Time: 9:00 a.m.
Tour duration: 8 hours
 
Chianti hills recall the ideal Tuscan countryside: rolling hills covered by vineyards and olive trees groves and dominated by cypress trees.
By the way Chianti is more than that, is a land that in centuries of history has found a delicate balance with nature, based on love for this land and its products. Generations of farmers carried on to modern times a simple yet desirable lifestyle, and made Chianti one the most famous destination in the world.
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    All about the Chianti wine tour.
    Your local expert driving guide will meet you directly at your accommodation, in a short while you will be heading south on the “Chianti Road”. While you will learn about history and traditions of the area, we will drive on this enchanting countryside to make a first stop in Greve in Chianti. The town’s square is
    surrounded by arcaded sidewalks perfect for a stroll to browse local shops and cafés.
    After that, with a short drive we reach the Castle of Montefioralle, this lovely village might make you wonder if it is real or a daydream. At lunch we will reach a local winery, here you will be greeted by a guide that will introduce you to the process of wine making, and the tradition of Chianti wine, after that a private lunch, a full meal of local food will be served ini the same winery, along with that you will be introduced to Chianti, Chianti Riserva and Super Tuscan wines.
    After lunch a short drive and we will reach Castellina in Chianti, the ideal place to recall the military past of Chianti, once the border among two fighting states: Florence and Siena. The drive is very scenic and will offer plenty of beautiful spots to stop for pictures.Left Castellina a second wine tasting awaits for you, we will choose a different wineries to offer to you the opportunity to appreciate two different approaches to wine making. This will be our final stop before we head back to your accommodation in Florence.
    Point of Departure: Your accomodation in Florence
    Departure Time: 9:00 a.m.
    Tour duration: 8 hours