Wine and Olive Oil Tasting in the Heart of Florence, Italy

Tasting
Red Wine, White Wine, Olive Oil
Activity
City Tasting
Languages
English
Theme
City
Minimum Drinking Age
18
$
41
16
/ Person
TRUSTED PARTNER
Claudio C
Response rate: 
50%
Response time:
35 minutes
Activity Overview
This local Florence wine, olive oil and cheese tasting tour is a great introduction to Tuscan Italian wines for those visiting Florence for the 1st, 2nd or even the 12th time!

One of the best things to do in Tuscany is to discover Italian food and wine and what better way to so than to go wine tasting in Florence! You will meet locals, taste authentic food and wine and see more of Florence like a local. 

Our Florence Wine Tasting offers you the opportunity to taste great Italian wines in traditional Italian wine bars in Florence. All wine tasting tours are run in small groups and takes you to wine shops and wine bars of high quality and expert service.

During this Italian wine tasting tour in Florence, your guide will explain what exactly is a Chianti and that the important Italian grape of this region is Sangiovese and will share some useful food and wine pairing tricks!


For example, you will taste and understand why a Tuscan wine like a Chianti pairs deliciously with local cheeses and artisan cured Tuscan salami or how perfectly a beef stew is best paired with the wonderful Super Tuscan wines, which are usually a blend between international grapes like Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot.

Our Wine Tasting Tour in Florence is the perfect way to taste and discover Tuscany! The Wine Tasting is accompanied by traditional Tuscan appetizers such as Pecorino cheese (made with the sheep milk) and extra virgin olive oil, that is unlike any other olive oil in the country.
 
Included
  • Tasting of first-rate Italian cheeses, fine red and white Tuscan wines and extra virgin olive oil from Tuscany
  • Learn about the culinary history of the Tuscany region from our knowledgeable and professional sommelier
  • Small group wine tasting, so you are guaranteed a more customized experience
  • Italian wine tasting in an authentic wine shop located in the heart of Florence
  • 3 different varieties of Tuscan Wines
  • 2 types of Tuscan Olive Oils
  • Local Cheeses
Group-size:
12
Rates
Per
Price
Person
$
41
16
Timing
Dates
Start Time
Weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday5:00 PM
Duration
1 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.
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Tastings Nearby
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Duration:
3 H
Following an expert, each participant will learn to make handmade gelato and pizza using quality ingredients and putting into practice the principal ideas of these iconic treats.... more

Each participant will learn what is involved in making an excellent pizza from scratch by mastering techniques of dough-making and rolling and sauce-making, while using only the best ingredients.

Following the lesson, the participants partake in the sampling of the pizza, gelato, and sorbet in a cozy cantina

Following an expert, the secrets for making handmade gelato using quality ingredients and putting in practice the principal ideas will be revealed to the participants.

The participants learn the activities involved in pizza making, the creation and the working of the dough.
They have the chance to learn all the types of flour, the amount of ingredients, the manipulation of the dough, and the products used for making the sauce.
Following the lesson, the participants partake in the sampling of the pizza, gelato, and sorbet.

The options of gelato are: vanilla, chocolate, stracciatella, cream, pistachio, etc,

And the options of sorbet are: pineapple, strawberry, and lemon

HIGHLIGHTS

Small Classes

Professional Chef

Equipment and ingredients included

Learn to make gelato

Learn to make pizza by hand and sauce

Eat what you have made!
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Duration:
3 H
DISCOVER HOW TO PREPARE DELICIOUS HOMEMADE PASTA FROM AN ITALIAN PROFESSIONAL CHEF Enjoy a Pasta cooking class with great typical Italian recipes for authentic pasta lovers! ... more

Pasta-making is an ancient Italian tradition and you can find some of the best pastas in the world around every corner in this country, so why not take home the skills to impress friends and relatives with the most famous dishes Italy has to offer? This course includes working with various types of flour, eggs, and other ingredients necessary for making fresh pasta.

Participants learn the techniques of working with pasta, using a rolling-pin and machine, and will be able to master the secrets of a thousand year-old cooking tradition.
This class focuses on preparing three types of pasta with three different sauces to accompany them and also a typical Italian dessert, all of which will be eaten and enjoyed together after the class.

For those who wish to discover the techniques and secrets of the ancient Italian tradition of homemade pasta making.This course includes working with various types of flour, eggs, and other ingredients necessary for making fresh pasta. The participants learn the technique of working with the pasta. Using the rolling-pin and the machine, the participants learn the secrets of a thousand-year cooking tradition. The participants will learn to prepare three types of pasta with three different sauces to accompany them and also a typical Italian dessert.

The menu:

Fresh water pasta – Tagliatelle
Fresh egg pasta – Tortelli di patate
Raw tomato sauce
Mushrooms sauce
Olive oil, garlic and peperoncino
Panna cotta

HIGHLIGHTS

Small classes

All equipment and ingredients provided

Learn cooking skills with a professional chef

3 types of pasta and sauces

Typical Italian dessert

Eat what you've prepared!
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Duration:
3 H
Who doesn't like the Italian cuisine, a plate of delicious pasta or a mouth-watering dessert? Come and learn how to make some typical Italian dishes to impress your date or family ... moreonce you return back home.
Do not miss the opportunity while you are in Italy to get your hands dirty during our cooking class taught by local professional chefs in a real cooking school in Florence.

You will also receive an apron and recipes so that you won't forget a fun and truly delectable experience!

CHOOSE BETWEEN THE MONDAY AND THE TUESDAY COURSE

EVERY MONDAY: REGIONAL CUISINE
Come and experience how the various regions of Italy each developed a unique taste for produce.Find out where and when some typical dishes were invented (lasagne, risotto alla milanese) and give them a try by cooking and then tasting the delicious outcome!

EVERY TUESDAY: TUSCAN CUISINE
Learn how to make traditional Tuscan dishes. Tuscany, an amazing region that hosts mountains and rolling hills, well-known for its refined wines, as well as several prominent seaside dishes.

ITINERARY

Meet at 2:45pm at our office.
Go to cooking school where you will meet your chef and get to prepare some delicious and typical Italian dishes.
You will also receive an apron and a recipe book so that you won't forget a fun and truly delectable experience!

HIGHLIGHTS

Professional chef

Free apron and recipes

Real cooking experience

Italian cuisine

Get your hands messy