Tuscany
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2 hours
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Ita-Eng
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Vernaccia di San Gimignano & Chianti Wine Tour

Get to know the ancient winemaking tradition of San Gimignano, an enchanting medieval town on the rolling hills near Siena. Stroll through the vineyards and visit the winery with our winemaker. Taste 5 wines, paired with a selection of traditional Tuscan foods.


What you’ll do

  • Stroll through the vineyards on the hills of San Gimignano
  • Visit the wine cellar with the in-house winemaker
  • Taste 5 wines – 2 types of Vernaccia di San Gimignano, Chianti Colli Senesi, Chianti Colli Senesi Riserva and Vinsanto del Chianti
  • Taste genuine Tuscan foods – platter of local cheeses and cold cuts, bruschetta with extra virgin olive oil, Tuscan crostino, crostino with butter and anchovies, cantuccini

Price per person: € 50


What to expect

We will welcome you to our historic winery in San Gimignano, to learn how great Tuscan wines are produced!

You will follow the entire wine production process, starting with a visit to the highest vineyards in the entire DOCG Vernaccia di San Gimignano wine region and continuing through the wine cellar to the finished product to be tasted. Our in-house winemaker will accompany you throughout the visit, putting his experience at your service.

Finally, we will conclude the wine experience with a tasting of 5 types of wine, including Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG and Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG.

Wines to taste:

  • 2 types of Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG
  • Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG
  • Chianti Colli Senesi Riserva DOCG
  • Chianti Vinsanto DOC

The wine tasting will be paired with a delicious platter of Tuscan cheeses and cold cuts, bruschetta with home-produced extra virgin olive oil, Tuscan crouton, crouton with butter and anchovies, cantucci biscuits.

Where San Gimignano, Siena – 20 min from Certaldo and 35 min from Monteriggioni
When Monday to Saturday, at least 24 hours’ notice

Duration 2 hours

Start time 10.30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Important information
  • Minimum number of participants 2
  • Comfortable clothing is recommended for the walk in the vineyard
  • You can customise your wine tasting in San Gimignano with other activities in the area
  • For farm stay, ask for a tailor-made experience
What’s included
Walk through the vineyards
Winery tour with the oenologist
Wine tasting – 5 wines
Tuscan food tasting
What’s not included
Transport

Price per person: € 50

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The Food Expert:

The winery is an ancient agricultural village on the hills of San Gimignano, in the middle of one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world: a land of vineyards and olive groves.

The estate has about three hundred and fifty hectares, where we produce famous D.O.C. and D.O.C.G. wines such as Vernaccia di San Gimignano, Chianti dei Colli Senesi, Chianti Colli Senesi Riserva, San Gimignano Rosso. Last but not least, the excellent extra virgin olive oil.


Cancellation policy: all bookings for the Vernaccia di San Gimignano and Chianti wine tour can be cancelled within 3 days from the start date of the experience. Read the Terms and Conditions.

The winery is an ancient agricultural village on the hills of San Gimignano, in the middle of one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world: a land of vineyards and olive groves.

The estate has about three hundred and fifty hectares, where we produce famous D.O.C. and D.O.C.G. wines such as Vernaccia di San Gimignano, Chianti dei Colli Senesi, Chianti Colli Senesi Riserva, San Gimignano Rosso.

Last but not least, the excellent extra virgin olive oil.

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