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
$
39
08
/ Person
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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
$
39
08
Timing
Dates
Start Time
Weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday5:00 PM
Duration
1 H
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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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161
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Duration:
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Enjoy an immersive cooking class in the home of a local Florence cook

Prepare traditional Florentine dishes such as ribollita, a Tuscan bread soup

Savor local wine and coffee along with your own homecooked creations

Take home a cesarina cooking apron and shopping bag as a souvenir