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Chianti Rufina wine tasting in Historic Estate

Get to know one of the most historic wineries producing Chianti Rufina in Pelago in the province of Florence. Visit the old cellars and taste our fine wines while relaxing on the panoramic terrace overlooking the Arno Valley.


What you’ll do

  • Visit the family’s historic ageing cellar
  • Learn more about the fermentation and ageing of our Tuscan wines
  • Join the Chianti wine tasting – 7 wines, Tuscan olive oil with bread and taralli
  • Enjoy the light lunch at the estate (optional)

Price per person: from € 20


What to expect

The Chianti Rufina wine tasting begins with a tour of the vineyards around the winery. We will give a brief introduction to the soil and the varieties of grapes and olives grown in this corner of Tuscany, just a stone’s throw from Florence.

We will tell you the history of the estate, visit the inner courtyards and the private garden of the villa. We will then continue with a visit to the historic fermentation and ageing cellars, carved into the rocks.

We will end the tour with a fantastic Chianti Rufina wine tasting! We will explain the characteristics of 7 wines and you will taste them, paired with our Tuscan olive oil with bread and taralli.

Tuscan wines to taste:

Toscana IGT Bianco, Toscana IGT Rosé, IGT Toscana Rosso, Chianti Rufina DOCG, 2 labels of Chianti Rufina Riserva DOCG, Vinsanto Chianti Rufina DOC.

Would you like to enrich your wine tasting in Chianti with a taste of the region? We suggest you add a light lunch with a selection of cold meats, cheeses and croutons when you book. The various combinations will change according to the season with the addition of produce from our garden.

Where Pelago, 25 km east of Florence
When Monday to Saturday, at least 48 hours’ notice

Duration 1.5 hours – 2.5 hours

Start time Flexible start time by agreement with the Expert
Language Italian, English, French and Spanish
Important information
  • Minimum number of participants 2
  • You can customise your wine tasting Chianti with other activities in the winery
  • Comfortable clothing is recommended for the vineyard tour
What’s included
Walk through the vineyards
Visit to the courtyards and private garden of the villa
Visit to the wine cellars (historical and modern)
Brief introduction to winemaking and history of the estate
Chianti wine tasting – 7 wines, Tuscan olive oil, bread & taralli
Light lunch with cold cuts, cheese & crostini (optional)
What’s not included
Transport

Price per person: 

  • € 20 – visit
  • € 25 – visit + Light lunch

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The Food Expert:

The winery is located in the north-east of the Chianti wine region in the idyllic region of Tuscany, 25 kilometres east of Florence. at the confluence of the Arno and Sieve rivers. We are one of the most historic wineries in the area and are among the 150 most historic wineries in Italy, in business since 1850.

Chianti is one of Italy’s most famous wines and is classified into different denominations depending on the area in which it is produced. The estate is located in the Chianti Rufina region, the smallest production area of Chianti. It enjoys a southern exposure, limestone soils and an altitude ranging from 250 to 400 metres above sea level.

The property covers about 90 hectares, 70 of which are planted with vineyards. Our grapes in Chianti are mainly Sangiovese, but also Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay. What is Chianti wine? We are waiting for you to discover this amazing wine with a Chianti wine tour!


Cancellation policy: all bookings for the wine tour in Chianti with wine tasting can be cancelled within 3 days from the start date of the experience. Read the Terms and Conditions.

Chianti wine expert

The winery is located in the north-east of the Chianti wine region in the idyllic region of Tuscany, 25 kilometres east of Florence. at the confluence of the Arno and Sieve rivers. We are one of the most historic wineries in the area and are among the 150 most historic wineries in Italy, in business since 1850.

Chianti is one of Italy’s most famous wines and is classified into different denominations depending on the area in which it is produced. The estate is located in the Chianti Rufina region, the smallest production area of Chianti. It enjoys a southern exposure, limestone soils and an altitude ranging from 250 to 400 metres above sea level.

The property covers about 90 hectares, 70 of which are planted with vineyards. Our grapes in Chianti are mainly Sangiovese, but also Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay. What is Chianti wine? We are waiting for you to discover this amazing wine with a Chianti wine tour!

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