Educational Wine Tour & Tasting in Siena, Italy

Tasting
Wine, Local Food
Activity
Meet The Maker, Cellar Tour, Vineyard Walk
Included
Meal, Tour guide
Languages
English, Italian
Theme
Organic, Countryside, Cultural
Minimum Drinking Age
18
$
72
93
/ Person
TRUSTED PARTNER
  • Secure Online Payment
  • 100% Fraud Protection
  • No booking or credit card fees
    pay
You will be charged once the host accepts your request.
Christian B
Activity Overview
The tour with “Vine, Wine and Life” is an excursion that begins with pruning of the vines followed by the ceremony of wine tasting. You will also learn the growing of the classic vines on our terroir, study our wines and the procedures of making quality wines.

All the chapters will be discussed in-depth at the vineyards in a simple way to easily understand even the most complex concepts.

After our guided tour, you will be led to a sensational wine tasting to comprehend and break down the composition of our wines. The tour will conclude with a traditional light meal with garden-fresh seasonal produce.

Visit the Vineyards: From pruning to harvesting
At the vineyards, you will be taught the farming of organic grapes including the physiology, genetics, ecosystem, trimming, handling of the soil and harvesting.

Visit the Cellar: From crushing of grapes to maturation of wine
In the cellar will learn the basics of making quality wine. We will analyze the chemical, physical, and microbiological facts of our wines on each step of the process from grapes to wine. These steps include; stemming, crushing, alcoholic fermentation, maceration, malolactic fermentation, racking off, refinement and bottling.

Sensorial Tasting: From bottle to emotion
In the well-equipped tasting room will taste four of our typical organic wines. Here will understand the sensorial notes through our nose, eyes and taste.

Light-Lunch: Combining Food and Wine
Finally, will indulge in a light meal matched with excellent wine and our organic extra-virgin olive oil.

 
 
Included
  • Visit to the Vineyards
  • Visit to the Cellar
  • Sensorial Tasting
  • Lunch
Rates
Per
Price
Person
$
72
93
Timing
Dates
Start Time
Daily11:30 AM
Duration
3 H
More Info
Cancellation Policy
Standard
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
0 reviews   0 comments
Overall Experience
Tastings Nearby
$
77
42
/ Person
Radda In Chianti, Toscana, Italy
Duration:
4,5 H
NO MORE QUEUES, JUST VINES AND VIEWS - 2 WINERIES AND LOTS OF FUN! ENJOY THIS HALF DAY TOUR TO FALL IN LOVE WITH THE TUSCAN COUNTRYSIDE AND THE FAMOUS CHIANTI CLASSICO WINE WITH OUR ... moreTEAM IN A SMALL GROUP. IF YOU CAN HANDLE WINE AND TERRIFIC VIEWS, THIS IS THE PERFECT TOUR FOR YOU!

Get ready for a RELAXING HALF DAY TOUR to discover the Chianti Classico wine region at a GREAT PRICE in the comfort of a 8 seat minivan.

Travel just less than a hour outside of Florence towards our first stop, a winery set inside an HISTORIC CASTLE in the heart of the Chianti region surrounded by cypresses, olive trees and vineyards. After a guided tour through the old cellars learning about the wine making production you will finally taste their delicious and famous wines. During the wine tasting you will also try the renowned black rooster CHIANTI CLASSICO WINE and the extra virgin olive oil on YUMMY bruschette.

After a short ride we will reach our second winery, a LOCAL FAMILY RUN FARM to find out that small wine producers can make amazing wine too.

An AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCE where you will learn how the grapes and olives are picked by hand and you will taste the result of the hard work of the wine loving farmers. During the day you will taste 6 up to 8 different types of wine, balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oils.

HIGHLIGHTS

A perfect morning to discover the Tuscan countryside

Terrific scenery of the Chianti Classico wine region

Perfect tour for wine lovers

2 wineries

Visit the cellars of an historic 13th century castle

Taste local and hand made products from a local and family run winery

Sample several types of wine including the Chianti Classico 

Meet other travellers and backpackers of the same age

Small groups

Our Italy on a Budget passionate crew
$
157
09
/ Person
Ulignano, Toscana, Italy
Duration:
4 H
Enjoy a visit, wine tasting and lunch with qualified staff in a prestigious tuscan Winery. After that you can visit the noble castle of Cusona and their historical cellars, normally ... moreclosed to the public. A unique occasion if you visit Tuscany!
Enter in the unique world of wine with this special tour. You will have the chance to visit two historical wine cellars and a castle that normally is not open to public.
All the activities will take place near San Gimignano, in the heart of Tuscany, where traditions and wine production are kept alive from generations of wine lovers.

You will visit the vineyard and the old cellars of a famous winery and have a typical tuscan lunch there. During the lunch the qualified staff will teach you how to taste wine, offering a vertical tasting of their own products, and how to pair it with food.

After that you will access to the Castle of Cusona, whose origins date back to 994. After you pass the road with cypress at the very beginning of the entrance, you will see the iconic castle appearing and the amazing garden in front of it.

The highlight becomes the descent, from the imposing staircase to reach the long underground cellars, still today as a thousand years ago, kept in its original appearance, with the twilight light and the natural temperature to keep the wine in aging in hundreds of barrels.

Here begins the tasting of the prestigious wines followed by the explanation from the production to the bottle while observing and touching the history of the Princes and aristocrats who lived and live in the Castle.

The general silence before so much beauty and goodness of these great wines, focus on this unique opportunity to taste wines presented in such an incredible environment.
$
106
60
/ Person
Ulignano, Toscana, Italy
Duration:
3 H
One day at the historic Castle with a visit to the cellars and wine tasting. Access to the castle, whose origins date back to 994, take place through a road lined with cypress trees ... morethat ends in front of an imposing wrought iron gate behind which is one of the most famous icons in Italy, as well as a of the most famous and beautiful wineries in the world. The castle is normally closed to the public and can be visited, it becomes an exclusivity only for a few.

The highlight becomes the descent, from the imposing staircase to reach the long underground cellars, still today as a thousand years ago, kept in its original appearance, with the twilight light and the natural temperature to keep the wine in aging in hundreds of barrels.

Here begins the tasting of the prestigious wines followed by the explanation from the production to the bottle while observing and touching the history of the Princes and aristocrats who lived and live in the Castle.

The general silence before so much beauty and goodness of these great wines, focus on this unique opportunity to taste wines presented in such an incredible environment.