Greve in Chianti Culinary & nightlife

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From Florence: Tuscany Wine & Food Tour with Guide

1. From Florence: Tuscany Wine & Food Tour with Guide

Journey through the wine-producing region of Tuscany on a guided day trip from Florence. Visit three organic wineries and enjoy lunch with a tasting of local wines, balsamic vinegar, and olive oil. Take a walk in the medieval town of Greve in Chianti. Start your day trip driving through the Tuscan countryside. Reach the first winery to learn about the winemaking process. Visit the farm, the cellar and learn all of the secrets to making wine. Next, move on to another selected hilltop wine estate, where a wine expert is waiting for you to share facts and anecdotes about the process. Sit down for a light lunch accompanied by the winery's own wines and products.  After lunch, head to Greve in Chianti, for a quick stop in the most representative village of the Chianti Classico countryside. Take some free time to admire the main square before continuing to the final stop, a historical family-owned villa and winery. Admire the views of Florence and one of the most beautiful Italian gardens in the area. Taste the winery’s local products, made with the deepest respect for the cultivation traditions of the region. Compare the products and the philosophies of these three different local winemakers.

From Florence: PRIVATE Siena and Chianti Classico Trip

2. From Florence: PRIVATE Siena and Chianti Classico Trip

What To Expect •Stop at: Siena, Tuscany. Siena is one of the most popular and visited places in Tuscany. It is known throughout Italy for its distinguished medieval architecture. Upon arrival, explore its rich history and art, through its notable local monuments such as the famous seashell-shaped Piazza del Campo and the outstanding Siena Cathedral. Many local shops fill the historic streets of Siena, a great opportunity for you to taste local food or buy some gifts! Duration: 3hrs •Stop At; Chianti wine Road, Tuscany. The SS222 road, better known as Chiantigiana, is one of the most beautiful roads in Italy. It passes along the entire Chianti region, from Florence to Siena. Driving on it is a great way to discover the area. You will take this scenic road going north, starting from Siena and reaching Castellina in Chianti. The area is rich with castles and villages. One example is the Castle of Fonterutoli, where you will stop to admire the small medieval village surrounded by endless vineyards, centuries-old woods, and green hills. Duration: 1hr •Stop At: Castellina In Chianti, Tuscany. This heavenly corner, hidden among the sinuous hills of Chianti, is worth a stop to visit the narrow stone streets and its characteristic historic center. Castellina also boasts a past rich in history, in fact, walking along the main road you can admire the mixed influences from Medieval and Renaissance styles. Duration: 1hr •Stop At: Organic Farm/Winery, Tenuta Casanova. (*optional) *OPTIONAL lunch at the Farm or Winery. Have lunch in a wonderful organic farm. While the owner will show you around the property, his wife will prepare a delicious and unforgettable lunch for your private group. The owner will show you to his cellar to admire his Super Tuscans and Chianti Classico wines -Craft Wine- and to the nearby Acetaia, a vinegar cellar, with old vinegar. Afterwards, experience a unique dining setting while taking in an amazing Tuscan panorama. You will taste organic specialties, such as the typical Lasagna with traditional sauces, crostini, local meats and cold cuts, legumes, seasonal vegetables, honey, and cheeses seasoned with an incredible aged balsamic vinegar. Wine will accompany this lunch every step of the wine. •Stop At: Panzano in Chianti, Tuscany. A visit in the picturesque Panzano is a must! As you take a few steps to reach Panzano’s medieval 11th century tower, you are truly immersed in another time. Enclosed by its fortified walls, you feel as if you’re returning to the Middle Ages. Take breathtaking pictures. Duration: 1hr • Stop at: Greve in Chianti, Tuscany. Experience the unforgettable town of Greve in Chianti, located in the heart of the Chianti Classico wine region, and home of the famous explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano. An unmissable visit is also due at the ancient and famous butcher shop, where you will have the opportunity to taste exceptional Tuscan snacks made with local cold cuts and cheeses!

Florence: Tuscany & Chianti Classico Trek & Wine with Lunch

3. Florence: Tuscany & Chianti Classico Trek & Wine with Lunch

Spend a day walking in nature where local wines and food are combined to have a marvelous day out in Tuscany through natural beauties, historical small wineries, and little villages nestled in the heart of the Chianti wine region. Understand the process of wine-making and olive oil production. Hop on a minivan and be driven along unique little roads in the Chianti Classico wine region. Reach the starting point located in Panzano in Chianti. The exact drop-off point is a secret. Start the day with a little walk through the Conca d'oro, a magnificent natural Amphitheater where the best Chianti Classico wines are produced. Walk through vineyards leading you to the first winery stop. from the 12th century, run by a local family. At this family-run winery from the 12th century, visit the wine cellar. This is the second oldest building in Panzano in Chianti, used as a medieval post. Enjoy marvelous wines and food tasting in a stunning historical location. Say goodbye to this unique wine cellar and continue walking through olive groves and vineyards toward the second winery. Savor lunch and another wine tasting (sometimes the lunch is postponed to the next stop). The marvelous wine here is produced by 3 generations of local farmers. Tuck into a tasty Tuscan lunch with a selection of their wines, perfect to recharge for another hike towards the last winery. The last Winery is a modern winery created by Italian artists. Settled right at the top of the hills overlooking Montefioralle, an enchanting castle nested in a great position. In the last winery, all modern techniques are combined with old, time-tested knowledge. Enjoy the last wine tasting here. For those who want to hike more, there is the final stretch downhill to reach Montefioralle. Get on the minivan back to Florence.

From Livorno: Shore Excursion to Chianti and San Gimignano

4. From Livorno: Shore Excursion to Chianti and San Gimignano

Discover the beauty of the Chianti wine region on this shore excursion from Livorno. After getting picked up from the port, enjoy a relaxing 1.5-hour drive through the picturesque Chianti countryside to reach your first stop, the charming market town of Greve-in-Chianti where you can visit Macelleria Falorni, a specialist in wild boar and pecorino cheeses and one of the best butchers in Italy. Later, as you cross the hills to Montefioralle, the tiny hamlet where Amerigo Vespucci was born, enjoy a wine tasting tour at a small family-owned estate. Your journey will then take you through the Antinori vineyards at Badia a Passignano to relax over a convivial Tuscan lunch at a little osteria hidden away amongst these rolling hills. After lunch, stop at the World Heritage site of San Gimignano with its unforgettable skyline of towers. The town is renowned for its white Vernaccia di San Gimignano wine and the Gelateria di Piazza, where Sergio Dondoli creates award-winning gelato with flavors including Vernaccia wine sorbet. Get dropped off back at your ship in the afternoon with plenty of time before departure.

Chianti Natural Wine Tour with Tuscan Lunch

5. Chianti Natural Wine Tour with Tuscan Lunch

This Chianti wine tour usually starts with a visit to a small organic or biodynamic winery in the heart of Chianti, accompanied by a rich tasting of its products. Along the way, drive across the Chianti Classico region, with its vineyards, olive groves, cypress and pine trees. You will have the opportunity to meet the wine makers, to visit their wineries and houses, and taste three / four different wines (a Chianti, a Riserva and an IGT, but sometimes also a white or a rosè wine). Among them, of course, you can try the original Chianti DOCG wines, and Super Tuscans. The wines will be accompanied by a snack or lunch of typical Tuscan products and extra-virgin olive oils. Also enjoy a stop in Greve in Chianti, the "capital" of the Chianti Classico area, and Montefioralle, a very well preserved medieval hamlet. On this tour you won't just experience an ordinary wine and food tour: you will explore the lifestyle of the region and country, meeting and talking with those who live actually live there. You can establish a personal relationship with the farmers and not only taste their great products.

Florence: Chianti Classico Wine Region PRIVATE Tasting Trip

6. Florence: Chianti Classico Wine Region PRIVATE Tasting Trip

What To Expect Itinerary • Pass By: Impruneta. Pass through the picturesque village of Impruneta, well known for Hight-quality extra virgin olive oil and for famous Terracotta, still produced as the ancestors did in the 15th century. • Stop At: Greve in Chianti,Tuscany. Experience the unforgettable town of Greve in Chianti, located in the heart of the Chianti Classico wine region, and home of the famous explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano. An unmissable visit is also due at the ancient and famous Falorni butcher shop, where you will have the opportunity to taste exceptional Tuscan snacks made with local cold cuts and cheeses! Duration: 30/40 minutes • Stop At: Castello di Montefioralle, Tuscany. Montefioralle is truly a treasure of Tuscany - not to be missed. Originally a castle in the Middle Ages, with its 79 inhabitants, it is considered one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Absolutely worth a visit, take time for a stroll and take some photos in its iconic, narrow stone streets. Duration: 30/40 minutes • Stop At: Azienda Agricola Brogioni Maurizio, Tuscany. Here you will embark on your first wine tasting! You will be hosted by a small producer of premium, high-quality wines. The production is fully manual, from the vineyard to the wine cellar. The Chianti Classico wine is produced in an organic-certified estate. In short, this is a unique experience to taste exceptional, high-quality wine! (Possibility to have a complete lunch with tasting, to be paid on the spot. 35€ pp.) Duration: 2 hours • Stop At: Badia a Passignano, Sambuca Val di Pesa, Tuscany. Make a stop to enjoy the view of the medieval borgo of Badia a Passignano. At the center of this protected area is a monastic complex, The Abbey of San Michele Arcangelo a Passignano, which is surrounded by beautiful cypresses. Indeed, in addition to the historical and architectural importance of the Abbey, the area has great importance from a landscape point of view. You will find typical elements of the Chianti landscape: hills covered by rows of vineyards, alternating with others covered with olive groves or woods. Duration: 30 minutes

From Florence: PRIVATE Wine Experience in Chianti Classico

7. From Florence: PRIVATE Wine Experience in Chianti Classico

Explore the flavors of the Chianti wine region on this private tour from Florence. Travel in a luxury minivan through Chianti’s unmistakable landscape of historic vineyards, rolling green hills and medieval villages... Itinerary • Stop At: Greve in Chianti, Tuscany. Experience the unforgettable town of Greve in Chianti, located in the heart of the Chianti Classico wine region, and home of the famous explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano. An unmissable visit is also due at the ancient and famous Falorni butcher shop, where you will have the opportunity to taste exceptional Tuscan snacks made with local cold cuts and cheeses! Duration: 1 hour • Stop At: Castello di Montefioralle, Tuscany. Montefioralle is truly a treasure of Tuscany - not to be missed. Originally a castle in the Middle Ages, with its 79 inhabitants, it is considered one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Absolutely worth a visit, take time for a stroll and take some photos in its iconic, narrow stone streets. Duration: 1 hour • Stop At: Winery Brogioni Maurizio, Montefioralle, Tuscany. Here you will embark on your first wine tasting! You will be hosted by a small producer of premium, high-quality wines. The production is fully manual, from the vineyard to the wine cellar. The Chianti Classico wine is produced in an organic-certified estate. In short, this is a unique experience to taste exceptional, high-quality wine! Duration: 2 hours • Stop At: Panzano in Chianti, Tuscany. A visit in the picturesque Panzano is a must! As you take a few steps to reach Panzano’s medieval 11th century tower, you are truly immersed in another time. Enclosed by its fortified walls, you feel as if you’re returning to the Middle Ages. Take breathtaking pictures of the extraordinary southern valley, where hundreds of plots of land are planted with Sangiovese vines. Duration: 30 minutes • Stop At: Tenuta Casanova, Castellina In Chianti, Tuscany. On your last stop, it’s time for a phenomenal farm-to-table lunch and wine tasting! You will be hosted at a farm with fully organic and locally-produced products, with a wine explanation accompanying your meal. During lunch you will taste Extra Vergin olive oil, the superb Chianti Classico and the new trends of the Super Tuscan wine, white wines, dishes prepared with balsamic vinegar, and dessert wines! Animals, vineyards and olive trees will be fundamental factors in making this traditional Tuscan setting unforgettable! It will be a truly special experience for you and your private group to remember throughout the years. Duration: 2 hours

From Florence: Full-Day Chianti Wine & San Gimignano

8. From Florence: Full-Day Chianti Wine & San Gimignano

Embark on a private day tour to the region of Tuscany, discovering some of its historic landmarks. Visit the town of Gerve within the heart of the Chianti region, and taste some local wine and olive oil, two famous products of the region. At the medieval castle of Montefioralle, stroll around and admire the breathtaking scenery with incredible vistas of Chianti. Appreciate the slow pace of life that hasn’t changed for centuries as you wander around the streets of this enchanting hill town. At Greve in Chianti, the principal town of the Chianti, you’ll have some free time to explore this friendly market town (market day is Saturday) with the opportunity to do some optional wine tastings or olive oil tastings while in town. Enjoy a guided tour of the stunning historic wine and olive oil cellars and visit the famous Enoteca Falorni with more than 100 different wines.

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What people are saying about Greve in Chianti

We really enjoyed everything about our day in the Tuscan countryside. Leo, our guide was very educated and entertaining. This was our favorite tour from Florence. I would highly recommend if you enjoy learning about and drinking wine and want to see the countryside outside of Florence.

Fantastic!! I am happy I booked the experience! I started at 9am, our guide was LEO and he was amazing! Very friendly, fun and full of fun facts. Not only was the experience great it was also fun meeting other people and of course drinking plenty of VINO!!

The guide and driver were great hosts. The bus held 30 people and was full, but comfortable. Each of the winery's were different, so it made the experience better. I would go again.

Very nice scenic drive through Tuscany, very informative re the Chianti wine manufacturing requirements with generous wine tastings so don't too hard to early....

That was a nice day, took pretty much exactly 8 hours.