The best 7 Tuscany Wine Tours from Florence

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If you didn’t know already, Florence is the capital of Tuscany. This means just outside the city walls there are seemingly endless rolling hills dotted with vineyards producing some of the world’s best wines— needless to say, you should save a day of your holiday for one of the many Tuscany wine tours from Florence.

While there are endless wine tours in Tuscany to choose from, I’ve outlined the top seven wine tours you can take from Florence. From off-roading in a 4×4 to tours that stop in picturesque Tuscan villages there’s something for everyone.

All of the Tuscan Wine Tours from Florence mentioned below include transport to and from Florence so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the experience without having to navigate the winding roads of Tuscany—or decide who will be the designated driver.

The Top 7 Tuscany Wine Tours from Florence

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visit Two Family-Run Wineries in Tuscany & a stop in Greve

On this tour, you’ll head to the enchanting Chianti region of Tuscany, renowned worldwide for its exquisite wines and captivating countryside. The journey alone is worth the trip, with vineyards and olive groves, farmhouses, villas, and castles all coming together to make you feel as if you’ve stepped onto a movie set.

Your adventure begins in the heart of Chianti Classico, at a small and inviting organic production winery. Guided by the passionate owner, you will be initiated into the secrets of winemaking while savoring the best wines produced, accompanied by delightful local products.

Next, you’ll head to the picturesque medieval village of Greve. Here, you can take your time to admire the famous main square of the ancient “market,” characterized by its charming arcades. Stroll through local artisan shops, discovering treasures that reflect the region’s rich heritage.

Your next destination is a family-run organic production winery, distinguished for the exceptional quality of its wines. Starting with an introductory walk through the vineyards. Then, you’ll venture into the cellars and immerse yourself in the captivating ambiance as you learn about the winemaking process.

The tour ends with a delicious tasting of four different wines, perfectly complemented by unique local products that can only be found in Tuscany.

Val D’Orcia Valley, Pecorino Cheese & Brunello wine

This day trip allows you to explore the stunning Val D’Orcia valley, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. You’ll spend the day visiting the enchanting towns of Montalcino, Pienza, and Montepulciano while immersing yourself in the flavors of the region.

During the tour, you will have the opportunity to indulge in wine tastings and savor the local Pecorino cheese, a delicious specialty of the area. You’ll sip the world famous Brunello wine in cellars and even a dungeon as you learn about the rich history of winemaking in this region. Plus you’ll get to see some of the places that the New Moon movie from the Twilight saga was filmed!

Additionally, you can also purchase wine and cheese to take home, allowing you to continue enjoying these delectable treats even after the tour concludes.

Off-Roading In Chianti

Deemed the Chianti Safari, on this full day tour you’ll embark on this adventure in a 4×4 off-road vehicle, allowing you to traverse the rugged terrain and discover hidden gems of the Chianti region.

Throughout the tour, you’ll visit a wine estate, a historic villa, and a specialized cellar focusing on Chianti Classico wine, providing you with a comprehensive understanding of the region’s winemaking traditions and heritage.

You’ll taste wine, olive oil, and cheese as you meander through vineyards and absorb the beauty of the Tuscan countryside. The tour includes a 3-course lunch at a scenic winery restaurant, where you can have a traditional Tuscan lunch paired with the finest wines.

SuperTuscan Wine Tour

Explore Tuscany’s wine trail on this full-day tour. You’ll be exploring in-depth the Chianti wine region as you visit two well-known wineries, and savor the flavors of the region’s renowned olive oils.

You’ll learn what makes a wine a “Super Tuscan” and more insights into the characteristics of Tuscan wines and their perfect food pairings. Throughout the day, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the wineries’ cellars, learn about wine production processes, and sample a variety of exceptional wines.

You’ll see everything come into practice with a Tuscan lunch that’s expertly paired with wines. The culinary delights complement the wine tastings, providing a complete experience of Tuscany’s gastronomic treasures.

The Tuscany Wine Trail tour caters to all ages, ensuring that non-alcoholic beverages are available for guests under 16, which is the legal wine-drinking age in Italy.

Wine Tasting in a 12th Century Castle

This tour takes you to a private medieval winery located in the beautiful Chianti region of Tuscany.

Led by knowledgeable guides, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the historic castle and its vineyards while learning about the winemaking process.

Of course, you’ll be able to sample the wines during an in-depth wine tasting where you’ll learn about a variety of wines, all made directly on the property. Following the tasting, you’ll be served a traditional Tuscan lunch.

The castle’s rich history, plus the picturesque Tuscan countryside surrounding the castle serves as a breathtaking backdrop adds an extra layer of charm to the wine tasting experience.

Wine Tasting, Olive Oil Mill Tour, and Charming Tuscan Towns

The Tuscany Wine Tour from Florence is led by a knowledgeable sommelier guide, so you’ll be sure to get the very best tasting experience— but it’s more than just vino on this tour. It also includes a tour of an Olive oil mill and a stop in a charming Italian village.

During the tour, participants have the opportunity to taste a selection of six Tuscan wines, including the renowned Chianti Classico. The wineries visited offer a rich variety of wines, allowing participants to appreciate the unique flavors and characteristics of the region’s offerings.

The sommelier guide provides insights into the winemaking process, winetasting techniques, and the art of food pairing, enhancing the overall tasting experience.

In addition to the wine tastings and oil tour, the tour includes a traditional Tuscan lunch, where you can indulge in local dishes while enjoying the scenic surroundings of Tuscany’s countryside.

The Classic Half-Day Tuscan Wine Tour

This is the perfect tour for anyone tight on time and only wants to spend half the day in the countryside.

You will visit two renowned wineries, where you can indulge in the tasting of six different wines and olive oils. These tastings are thoughtfully paired with local produce, enhancing the sensory experience and allowing you to appreciate the flavors and nuances of the products.

As you visit the wineries, you will have the chance to learn about the traditions and techniques of wine-making. Explore the wine cellars and gain insights into the unique approaches of the two estates, deepening your understanding of the craft.

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