The Tuscany wine and olive oil trail was born to give travelers the opportunity to enjoy the greater wine area of Tuscany called Chianti and in particular the Chianti Classico; this experience will allow you to visit a selection of special wineries and to meet a sommelier who will lead you to the discovery of the world of Chianti wines and olive oil.
Chianti Classico is one of the best-known wines in the world with its unmistakable logo depicting a black rooster; enjoy a small-group wine tour, reach the Chianti region on board a comfortable minivan and listen to your professional English-speaking driver along the way. Explore an outstanding area, full of olive groves, cypresses and vineyards that produce some of the best wines in the world with a blend of Sangiovese, Canaiolo and other varieties of red grapes blended by the producers.
During the day you will learn the wines' different characteristics, you will get to know how distinguish acidity, taste and flavors pairing wines with food. This glorious trail will give you the chance to get acquainted with the history of winemaking and the secret of how to keep long-lasting traditions alive.
This experience includes the visit to an olive oil mill in an ancient noble estate, where you will enjoy a guided tour and where you will learn about the processes involved in olive oil production. Taste gourmet olive oil to understand all the incredible flavors that passion and work can generate.
After the olive oil experience, you will discover two wineries and their cellars; firstly, a renowned winery with its spectacular cellar; then, a fascinating boutique winery. Both wineries boast international wine awards. The tour also includes wine tastings at the wineries you will visit, a typical Tuscan meal (lunch or dinner depending if you choose the morning or afternoon departure) and the opportunity to take plenty of wonderful photos along the way.