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Chianti wine tour: old Chianti Rufina vintages!

Enjoy the Chianti wine tour to discover one of the most historic wineries producing Chianti Rufina, in Pelago in the province of Florence. Visit the old cellars and taste our famous 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
  • Take part in a guided tasting of an old vintage
  • Enjoy the light lunch at the estate in the Tuscan hills

Price per person: € 80


What to expect

The wine tour in Chianti Rufina starts with a walk through the vineyards around the winery. Together we will make 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.

You will learn about the history of the estate and visit the inner courtyards and private garden of the historic villa. We will then take you on a visit to the historic fermentation and ageing cellars, carved out of the rocks.

But this experience to discover the history of Chianti Rufina wine does not end here! The Chianti wine tour continues with a guided tasting of an old vintage, starting from 1982, chosen by the client. The bottle will be taken from the underground vault where the old family reserves are kept.

You will conclude the Chianti wine tasting experience with a taste of the territory. We propose a light lunch with a selection of local cured meats, cheeses and crostini. The different combinations will change according to the season with the addition of produce from our garden.

If you want to explore Chianti Classico wine region, set off on an 8-day tour between villages and taste

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

Duration 2 hours

Start time Flexible start time by agreement with the Expert
Language Italian, English, French and Spanish
Important information
  • Our wine tasting in Chianti is organized for a minimum of 2 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 & private garden of the villa
Visit to the cellars (historical and modern)
Brief introduction to winemaking and the history of the winery
Guided tasting of an old vintage
Light lunch with cold meats, cheeses & crostini
What’s not included
Transport

Price per person: € 80

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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 Chianti Wine Tour 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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