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A traditional wine tour in Tuscany

A traditional wine tour in Tuscany Day 1 – Arrival

h. 15:00 Transfer by private bus from Florence or Pisa Airport to Agriturismo Il Leccio in Strada in Chianti or to Palazzo Squarcialupi in Castellina in Chianti or to Agriturismo Terre di Baccio in Greve in Chianti. They are all fine three star hotels.

h.17:00 Transfer by private bus for a guided visit to S.Andrea cellars, guided wine tasting about Chianti classico, Chianti classico Riserva and Sangiovese 100% and introduction to the program.

h.20:00 Transfer by private car to Cantinetta di Rignana for a special welcome Tuscan dinner.

Day 2 – Greve and Panzano in Chianti

h. 9:30 Departure by private bus to Greve, guided visit to the market square, to the laboratory of a salumi artisan.

h.11:30 Visit to the winery Casaloste (Chianti classico, Chianti classico Riserva, Don Vincenzo) and wine tasting.

h.12:30 Lunch at Trattoria I Montagliari in Panzano.

h.15:00 Visit to the winery Cennatoio (Chianti classico, Chianti classico Riserva, Arcibaldo, Mammolo, Rosso fiorentino) and wine tasting

h.16:00 Guided walking by our expert trough the Antinori’s vineyards at Badia a Passignano

h.18:oo Back to Il Leccio.

Day 3 – Castellina in Chianti

 h. 9:30 Departure by private bus to Monteriggion, guided visit to the village.

h.11:00 Visit to the winery Castello della Paneretta (Chianti classico,Chianti classico Riserva, Torre a Decima, Terrine) and wine tasting.

h.12:30 Light lunch at your own in Castellina

h.15:00 Visit to the winery Isole e Olena (Chianti classico, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cepparello, Syrah) and  wine tasting.

h.17:00 Back to Agriturismo Il Leccio and cooking lesson with our chef, you will work for 2 hours at a Tuscan menu, then you will seat at the tables and you will have a dinner served with the products of your work and the appropriate wines.

Day 4 – Siena and S.Gimignano

 h. 9:30 Departure by private bus to Siena, guided visit to the main monuments in town.

h.12:30 Light lunch at your own in Siena

h.15:00 Visit to the winery Panizzi (Vernaccia di S.Gimignano, Vernaccia di S.Gimignano Riserva, Ceraso Rosso)

h.16:00 Guided visit to S.Gimignano

h.19:00 Back to Agriturismo Il Leccio.

Day 5 - Montalcino

 h. 9:30 Departure by private bus to Montalcino

h.10:30 Visit to the winery Altesino (Brunello di Montalcino, Riserva Montosoli, Alte d’Altesi, Palazzo d’Altesi) and wine tasting.

h.11:30 Guided visit to Montalcino and to the Castle.

h.12:30 Lunch at restaurant Il Grappolo Blu in Montalcino

h.15:00 Visit to the Abbey of San Galgano

h.16:00 Visit to the winery Il Poggione (Brunello di Montalcino, Riserva, Rosso di Montalcino.

h.19:00 Back to the Agriturismo Il Leccio.

Day 6 – Certaldo and S.Casciano

 h. 9:30 Departure by private bus to Certaldo and guided visit to the village

h.11:00 Guided visit to the cheese artisan laboratory in Corzano e Paterno, the same farm produces also a very good wine (Chianti Terre di Corzano, Chianti Riserva I Tre Borri, Il Corzano).

h.13:00 Lunch at Osteria del Ponte Rotto in S.Casciano

h.15:00 Back to the Agriturismo Il Leccio for a free afternoon

Day 7 – Montepulciano

 h. 9:30 Departure by private bus to Montepulciano, guided visit to the town.

h.11:00 Visit to the monumental cellars of Poliziano (Rosso e Nobile di Montepulciano, Le Stanze del Poliziano) winery in Piazza Grande and wine tasting.

h.13:00 Lunch at Restaurant Da Diva

h.15:00 Visit to the winery Il Canneto (Rosso e Nobile di Montepulciano) and wine tasting.

h.18:00 Back to Agriturismo Il Leccio and cooking lesson with our chef, you will work for 2 hours at a Tuscan menu, then you will seat at the tables and you will have a dinner served with the products of your work and the appropriate wines.

Day 8 - Wining in Florence

 h. 9:00 Departure by private bus to Florence.

h.10:30 Orientation tour in towm, looking for the tracks of the history of wine in town from the Renaissance till the modern time.

h.13:00 Light lunch

h.15:00 Guided visit to the Palatina Gallery, wine and food in the Renaissance painters.

h.20:00 Farewell Dinner at Trattoria Icche c’e c’e

Night at Hotel Silla in Florence.

Day 9 - Departure

 h.9:00 Departure by private bus to Florence or Pisa airport.