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Premium wine tours from Florence
Small groups of max 8
Guided by local wine lovers

 

Wine Tours from Florence

With a max group size of 8, discover the wines of Tuscany on one of our 8 different wine adventures:

SIGNATURE tour - a Grape Tours' bestseller, educational & delicious for enthusiastic wine lovers.

 

CLASSIC tours - fun with traditional wines & food for curious wine lovers.

 

ELITE tours - in-depth semi-private with special wineries & gourmet food for cultured wine lovers.

Grape Tours in Florence is run by a bunch of Italian wine lovers. We keep our tours semi-private, so small groups of max 8 people.

Our premium guided wine tours go to some of the best wineries and have reached more than 3K 5-star online user reviews.

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The meeting point in central Florence is at our office, now also a Wine & Cheese Bar that you can visit at the end of your tour.

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Finally, you can collect wine on your tour and ship your bottles home.

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Ready for your wine adventure?!

Scroll down and browse our different wine tours and pick the best experience for you.

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Why go with Grape Tours?!

Grape Tours' SIGNATURE tour  SUPER CHIANTI

Dario Cecchini in Panzano in Chianti

When: All year

Days: Monday-Saturday

Time: Start at 9 or 10 am - 7 hrs

Size: Max 8 pp

Price: 185  

 

SUPER CHIANTI

This day trip is to explore the flavors of the land just south of Florence where you get to indulge in its traditions for great wine, olive oil, cheese & meats.

We visit two distinct organic wineries, and you will come to understand the concept of terroir, and you will learn how Chianti & Chianti Classico is made. Your Grape guide will explain how to distinguish the characteristics of the wines in your glass.

Lunch is an exceptional feast at famous butcher Dario Cecchini with traditional dishes as well as the iconic Bistecca Fiorentina.

Try at least 4 wines at a family-run winery in Chianti Fiorentino in the morning, and 4 more wines at a traditional Chianti Classico winery in the afternoon and return with the fondest memories of Tuscany's wine country.

Grape CLASSICS  WINE TIME

Grape Tours Tuscan Wine Time winery tour

When: All year

Days: Every day

Time: Start at 10.15 am - 5.5 hrs

Size: Max 8 pp

Price: 125  

 

WINE TIME 

Leave the city and join our swiftly half-day Wine Time tour where we visit 2 different family-owned wineries in the Chianti Montespertoli region.

Learn about the history of winemaking in Tuscany, about the local grapes, and most importantly experience the wine cellars and hear the stories from the winemakers. 

Taste at least 10 different wines and enjoy a fresh home-cooked Tuscan lunch at the 2nd winery.

Grape CLASSICS  CHIANTI & CHEESE

Corzano & Paterno's master cheese maker with the Buccia di Rospo cheese

When: April-September

Days: Monday-Friday

Time: Start at 9.45 am - 7 hrs

Size: Max 8 pp

Price: 165  

 

CHIANTI & CHEESE 

Laidback tour through the Chianti & Chianti Classico region, visiting small organic wineries, passionate about producing high-quality wines. Visit 3 different wineries with multiple wine tastings throughout the day. Lunch will be on a "natural wine" organic farm and is a farm-to-table 3-course Tuscan lunch.

At the third winery, you will also visit the award-winning dairy that makes some of Tuscany's very best cheeses that of course will be served with the last wine tasting of the day.

Grape CLASSICS  CARMIGNANO

Carmignano wine tour with Grape Tours from Florence

When: April-October

Days: Saturday

Time: Start at 10 am - 7 hrs

Size: Max 8 pp

Price: 175  

 

MEDICI WINES & VILLAS

This trip takes you to the tiny DOCG region of Carmignano where Cabernet has been growing since the Renaissance! In fact, the history of the Medici family is infiltrated everywhere in Carmignano, and we will visit two historic estates that today produce prime organic wines.

You may enjoy the vineyards and picturesque cellars, whilst tasting great wines throughout the day, fantastic olive oil, enjoy a freshly prepared lunch in lovely settings. 

Also, stop by the grand Medici Villa in Poggio a Caiano for a short stroll.

ELITE Experience  CHIANTI CLASSICO

Panzano in Chiani on a Tuscan Wine Tour with Grape Tours

When: April-October

Days: Monday & Thursday

Time: Start at 9 am - 8.5 hrs

Size: Max 7 pp

Price: €275  

CLASSICO GRAND CRU

Get behind the scenes of some of Tuscany's most prestigious wineries on this Elite semi-private day trip from Florence. Our Grape guide will safely get you from winery to winery whilst you may enjoy private visits and tastings of some of Tuscany's best and most wanted wines. 

Lunch is a 3-course delicious meal in the panoramic location of Lamole, paired with 3 more wines produced from the vineyards around Lamole.

We will also make a brief stop to admire the enological treasure of the Conca d'Oro valley in Panzano.

ELITE Experience  MONTALCINO

Brunello di Montalcino at Le Chiuse on a wine tour with Grape Tours

When: April-October

Days: Tuesday

Time: Start at 9 am - 9 hrs

Size: Max 7 pp

Price: €275 

 

BRUNELLO di MONTALCINO

Montalcino is where the king of Sangiovese wines is produced, the Brunello di Montalcino. 

Learn all about the region on this full-day semi-private trip where we will visit 3 wineries of different sizes and in different areas around Montalcino. Meet owners and vineyard workers and taste the wines at the source.

Enjoy a hearty lunch at the second winery paired with several wines of the region.

We'll also make a brief stop in Montalcino town to get a feel of the village. 

ELITE Experience  SAN GIMIGNANO

View over San Gimignano on a wine tour with Grape Tours

When: April-October

Days: Wednesday

Time: Start at 9 am - 9 hrs

Size: Max 7 pp

Price: €275 

 

TOWERS of SAN GIMIGNANO

Discover the magic town of San Gimignano and enjoy a visit to one of this white wine region's most iconic wineries, unique in its approach and wines.

Next, we'll head for a lovely winery restaurant where we will be served up a feast accompanied by wines coming from Chianti Classico.

We will then head for a beautiful castle where we will see the grounds, and historic cellars and enjoy a final wine tasting inside the castle rooms.

ELITE Experience  MONTEPULCIANO

Winecountry in Montepulciano on a tour with Grape Tours

When: April-October

Days: Friday

Time: Start at 9 am - 9 hrs

Size: Max 7 pp

Price: €275 

 

NOBILE di MONTEPULCIANO

Join us on a special day out to discover the southern Tuscan wine region of Montepulciano. We'll reach the region and visit a modern Montepulciano winery that has views to die for, and great wines also. 

Lunch will be in our favorite restaurant in the region (you'll see why!), and we'll walk our food come off in Montepulciano.

In the afternoon we'll visit another great winery in Montepulciano to round up what will indeed be a fantastic day in this region that you'll never forget.

 
 

EXCLUSIVE PRIVATE TOURS

Request a customised all-inclusive wine tour experience guided by one of our Grape specialist guides. Available upon request - choose between half-day & full-day.

Pierre Gouttenoire of Grape Tours

Private day tours

Visit 2 to 3 great wineries on an escorted tour with our Grape guide in a region of your interest. Chianti Classico, Montalcino, Montepulciano, San Gimignano, Carmignano, Bolgheri...all the best wine regions 

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Grape escape

Explore our options of week-end and multiple day trip packages in Tuscany, featuring exciting itineraries to the best wine regions, with great stays in boutique winery hotels, delicious meals in the wineries...

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Trip planning service

If you prefer to self-drive or simply hire a driver for the day, but you still want to receive a well-thought-out itinerary to follow. We provide you with the region commentary (mp3 that you can listen to on your way to the region)....

 
Map of the Grape Tours office in Florence

FLORENCE Meeting Point

All tours meet in central Florence: Via dei Renai 19 / 23R.

You will see the sign "Formaggioteca Terroir" which is our Cheese & Wine Bar that you are also very welcome to visit after your tour to sip an extra glass of wine or to check out some of the sublime traditional products we have, or to ship wines home at a reasonable price.

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Grape phone number (unless urgent, we prefer you shoot us an email): +393337229716