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Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience in the Tuscan Countryside

Firenze, Italy

From $83.58

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Discover the many delights of Tuscany’s wine country on this small-group tasting tour from Florence. Travel along beautiful hillside roads through vineyards, olive groves and cypress trees. Visit 2 top-rated wineries in the famed Chianti Classico region, tour the cellars and learn how wine is produced using traditional methods. Taste different wines, along with olive oil and Tuscan specialties like fresh cheeses and bruschetta. Group size is limited to twenty-five participants for a more personalized experience.
  • 4-hour wine tasting tour in the Tuscan countryside, from Florence
  • Set out along hillside roads through Tuscany, passing among olive groves and vineyards as you go
  • Enjoy the personalized attention of a small-group size
  • Guided visit of 2 different Chianti wineries
  • Tasting of different wines and olive oil at the first winery
  • Tasting of different wines and olive oil at the second winery paired with local Tuscan specialties (cheese, salami, cured ham and bruschetta)

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

A smaller group size of 25 means a more intimate Tuscan tasting experience.

What's Included

  • Small-group tour (max. group size 25 people)
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle with free wi-fi on board
  • Professional and informative English-speaking driver/guide to lead you through the experience
  • Guided visit to 2 different wine estate
  • Tasting of 3 wines and olive oil at the first winery
  • Tasting of 3 wines and olive oil at the second winery paired with local Tuscan specialties (cheese, salami, cured ham and bruschetta)
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup/drop-off

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Piazzale Montelungo
    Piazzale Montelungo, Firenze FI, Italy

    At the bottom of the highest red-brick building, in front of the parking lot. Approx 8 mins by walk from the Florence SMN Train Station. Allow plenty of time. For further info, contact us in advance, and don’t wait the day of the tour, at the last minute, as it could be too late to join the tour.

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age to join the tour is 12 years old; infants are not allowed
  • Drinking age is 18 years old
  • Due to a few stairs to access wine cellars, this tour is not accessible for those using a wheelchair
  • Vegetarian & gluteen free, can be accommodated, please advise at time of booking under special requirements.
  • Wines tasted: reds typical of the Chianti region ( normally Chianti Classico, Riserva, Super Tuscans, Gran Selezione, etc.).
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Operates rain or shine, please dress appropriately
  • Luggage can be stored on the bus during the tour, if needed
  • Return at departure point: 1:45pm for the 9.00am tour - 7:00pm for the 2:30pm tour. To reserve other activities, allow plenty of time, in case of heavy traffic, etc.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Visited wineries and/or order may vary depending on their availability; they may be substituted by San Michele a Torri, Anselmo, Poggio Torselli, etc.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

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Q:Where is the meeting point?

A:The meeting point for this tour is Piazzale Montelungo Bus Terminal.

Jul 2019

Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience in the Tuscan Countryside?

A:The policies on sanitization are:
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Q:What is the social distancing policy during Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience in the Tuscan Countryside?

A:The policies on social distancing are:
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience in the Tuscan Countryside?

A:The policies on staff health & safety are:
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

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Traveler Tips


Make sure you know exactly where to meet the bus as it wasn't where Google Maps originally indicated, its a bit behind the train station.
Finding the meeting point was a bit tough - read the instructions carefully!
I would bring a snack as the food is light and the glasses are heavy.
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Perfect Chianti wine tour!
Jan_R, Nov 2022
The guides were fantastic! The wine was very good and generous pours. The countryside and wineries were beautiful. I definitely recommend this trip.
This is an experience not...
Anthony_S, Nov 2022
This is an experience not to be missed. The countryside was breathtaking and the wine excelent. Violetta snd the driver Antonio made the experience more delightful and unforgettable.
Italy Honeymoon.
Cristobal_F, Nov 2022
The tour was fantastic. In the way, they gave us a little history of the city surroundings. The two winery's are small family own. Produce great wines unfortunately locally. The second one produce olive oil. We went November, by that time they pick up the olives and we try fresh batch. Half of the day is more than enough!!
Great for the Price
Erin_T, Nov 2022
Great for the price! Road a bus with a bunch of other Americans to 2 wineries with great landscapes. Great wine and cheese throughout!
Superb Tour in Beautiful Chianti Region
Robbie_M, Nov 2022
Very friendly and knowledgable guide, Raffaelle, (and fun driver, Antonio) who handed over to a specific wine guide at our second winery. The group size looked big on paper but it was so well laid out in the wineries that seemed no point of concern. 8 wines at two different places, both of which were beautifully situated in the Tuscan hills, was more than sufficient and the meats and cheeses were well paired and delicious. Previous reviews have mentioned that having a good lunch before going is advisable, and it is, as this is not meant to be a catered trip. Not wishing to be political, those joining the tour from the UK be prepared to NOT be able to have wine shipped, so make sure you have space in your stowed luggage!
Fantástico!
Denise_C, Nov 2022
The whole experience was exceptional! Both Antonio and Raffaello were very friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. The wine and other products were great. The scenery was breathtaking. Would definitely recommend ❤️
Great experience!
Mary_J, Nov 2022
It was a larger group then I expected - about 22 people but the two wineries chosen to tour were very nice. Both privately owned and very personable and enjoyable. The guide provided very little information throughout the drive there or back.
Amazing tour from start...
Eimear_M, Nov 2022
Amazing tour from start to finish. Very scenic locations and gorgeous wines. Would definitely do it again
Had a great day wine...
Ken_D, Nov 2022
Had a great day wine tasting. The guide was very knowledgeable. I would take a trip with Viator again. Two thumbs up 👍👍
Great experience
Monisha_P, Nov 2022
Excellent wine tour. The guides were great and explained the wines. Lots of different wines to try and snacks. I would definitely recommend to anyone who wants to do a half day trip.
Fantastic wine tasting tour
Maura_L, Nov 2022
This tour was one of the highlights of our trip to Italy. Sara was a great guide and shared her experience as a local in Florence. She kept us entertained on the bus ride with good stories and insights. We visited two beautiful wineries and really enjoyed the scenery and experience. It was a perfect half day trip from Florence. Highly recommended!
Tuscany wine tasting.
Angela_N, Nov 2022
Enjoyed the experience and learning more about Italy’s wine. Wineries visited were welcoming with a beautiful setting. Downsides to this tour is the directions for meeting are difficult to follow and at the end you are dropped off without help to leave the area.
Response from Host, Nov 2022
Dear Angela N, thank you for your kind review, we’re happy to read you enjoyed the wineries visited and appreciated learning more about the local wines. For the sake of information also for our future customers, Piazzale Montelungo is the only authorized pickup area for all bus tours departing from Florence. It is located at an 8-minutes walk from the main train station, about 15/20 minutes from the Duomo in the city center. We are sorry that you had difficulties finding the meeting point. We do our best to offer our customers a great experience from the very beginning, and we try to help people unfamiliar with the area to smoothly reach the meeting point. For this reason, in addition to the directions you find on your ticket, we send a text message/reminder the day before the tour with a bunch of information on your tour and how to reach the meeting point. Besides a detailed step-by-step description, there is a picture of the area and a map, a video and a link to Google Maps with the itinerary that leads you to Piazzale Montelungo address. All our contact numbers, email, etc are available and we are at complete disposal. Finally, at the end of the tour your guide would have been glad to give you indications or call a taxi for you, if only asked. Thank you again for your feedback and hope to have you again with us on your trips to Italy. Kindest wishes, Prestige Rent staff
Great afternoon day trip
Christina_C, Nov 2022
Our guide for the afternoon was so lovely and gave a little history of Florence as we left for the wineries. Our bus had around 15 on it. Both wineries we visited were fun and the wineries included great portions of wine samples and meat, cheese, bread selections. You may leave a little tipsy :)
Excellent wine tour!
Lauren_S, Nov 2022
This tour was fantastic. Rafael was a great tour guide! The countryside was beautiful. The wine was delicious, loved that the tour included small bites too. Perfect way to spend the afternoon!
Response from Host, Nov 2022
Dear Lauren_S, your review means a lot to us, thank you for sharing! We are happy you had a fantastic time on our Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience in the Tuscan Countryside. Glad you enjoyed the wineries visited, their delicious products and your guide Rafael, he will be happy to know he was great! Hope to have you again with us, best wishes from Prestige Rent staff
Favorite activity in Italy
Kaitlyn_R, Nov 2022
Violetta and Antonio was phenomenal. Fun and high energy while providing wonderful information both about wine and the history of the area. The wineries were beautiful and delicious and including wonderful spreads to be served with your wines. The additional of the olive oils and balsamic vinegar was very welcome. We also were graced with the most beautiful sunset I have ever seen. I highly recommend this tour!
Response from Host, Nov 2022
Dear Kaitlyn_R, we are grateful that you took the time to share your experience, thank you! We’re happy you enjoyed the wineries on our Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience in the Tuscan Countryside. We will share your kind words with Violeta and Antonio, they will be glad to know they are phenomenal! Hope to have you again with us for another beautiful sunset, all the very best from Prestige Rent staff
Thoroughly enjoyable
Paul_M, Nov 2022
We thoroughly enjoyed this wine tour from beginning to end. A most well-informed guide led our tour to two different types of wineries and experiences. All in all, a wonderful time.
Response from Host, Nov 2022
Dear Paul_M, thank you for your feedback, we appreciate it! Happy to read you had an informed guide and enjoyed the wineries visited on our Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience in the Tuscan Countryside. Hope to have you back with us, kindest wishes from Prestige Rent staff
Wonderful Wine Tasting!
Christine_K, Nov 2022
This was a great way to spend the afternoon. Our 19-year old son and his friend joined us for this wine tasting tour. Check-in was easy and efficient. We boarded a comfortable small bus that Antonio drove expertly. On our way to the vineyard, Violeta, narrated our journey and gave us information about Florence as well as the vineyards. At our first stop, Guido brought us to the wine cellar and told us about the wines we would be tasting. The wine tasting was lots of fun. Great wine with snacks. We sat with 2 couples and had fun conversations. Time was allowed for photos. The vineyard and olive trees are gorgeous. At the next vineyard, which is a very short drive, Roberta conducted the wine tasting which was paired with snacks. Both vineyards were lots of fun. I highly recommend this tour! It is worth the cost.
Response from Host, Nov 2022
Dear Christine_K, seeing that you had a 5-Star experience is the best thing we could hope for, thank you for taking the time to write this amazing review! We are happy you had a wonderful experience on our Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience in the Tuscan Countryside. Glad you enjoyed a comfortable and informative ride with Antonio and Violeta, and appreciated the experiences provided by Guido and Roberta. We will share your kind words with them, they will be delighted to read that they made a great tour for you! Hope to have you again with us on your next trip to Italy, kindest wishes from Prestige Rent staff
Best wine tasting ever
Tammy_G, Nov 2022
The atmosphere and camaraderie one second too none. Our host and guide were amazing and would recommend 10 out of 10 times.
Response from Host, Nov 2022
Dear Tammy_G, we are happy to see you had a 5 star experience on our Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience in the Tuscan Countryside, thank you for sharing! Glad you had an amazing guide and host and enjoyed the wineries visited! Hope to have you again with us for another best tour, kindest wishes from Prestige Rent staff
Tuscan wine experience
Andrea_L, Nov 2022
Great tour. Great people. Great host. There was lots of snacks on the trip and the wine pours were generous.
Response from Host, Nov 2022
Dear Andrea_L, thank you for your feedback, we are happy everything was great on our Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience in the Tuscan Countryside! Hope to have you gain with us, all the best from Prestige Rent staff
Good experience!
Duyen_L, Nov 2022
Paolo’s navigation through the streets to the wineries was impressive! I enjoyed the tidbits of history that Raphael gave us during the ride! Thank you Raphael and Paolo!
Response from Host, Nov 2022
Dear Duyen_L, thank you for taking the time to write us a review, we are happy you enjoyed Paolo and Raphael’s tour on our Small-Group Wine Tasting Experience in the Tuscan Countryside. We are curious to know what would have made your experience even better. Hope to have you again with us, kindest wishes from Prestige Rent staff
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