Full day private tour to the discovery of the best wines of Tuscany with wine and cheese tasting.
In the morning our fluent English speaking driver/guide will pick you up from your hotel/villa in Tuscany to drive you to the discovery of the most famous wines produced in this wonderful region.
We’ll start our tour visiting the Chianti district, Tuscany’s most famous wine-making zone; wine tasting in the Castello di Verrazzano (photo), a well known olive oil and Chianti wine producer, and in some farms lying amid hills covered with vineyards.
We’ll then continue our tour in the area of Montalcino a charming little walled town beautifully situated above vines and olive groves, famed for its red wine, the remarkably long-lived Brunello, one of the choicest Tuscan wines; wine tasting in a typical farm; we’ll then drive to Pienza, a little Renaissance town, whose monumental main square, with splendid buildings all built between 1459-62, was designed by Bernardo Rossellino; cheese tasting.
Last stop will be in Montepulciano, a beautiful town set high on a hilltop, famous for its Vino Nobile, it overlooks the valley of the Orcia and the Valdichiana, among the architects who built this town are Michelozzo, Antonio da Sangallo, Peruzzi and Vignola; wine tasting in a wonderful Renaissance wine cellar. We’ll then drive you back home.
The 8-hour private tour is per individuals as well as for small groups; and it includes private car transfers and English speaking driver/guide.