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Premium wine tours to Tuscany from Florence, Italy

 

Wine tours from Florence

With a max group size of 8, discover the wines of Tuscany on one of our 9 different wine adventures:

HALF DAY tour - spend a Grape Morning or Grape Afternoon exploring 2 organic wineries.

 

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.

Our premium guided wine tours have reached more than 3K 5-star online user reviews, and we've served more than 50K wine lovers since we started 15 yrs ago.

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Hereunder you can browse our different wine tours and pick the best experience for you.

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The meeting point in central Florence is at our OFFICEa friendly space with wi-fi & bathrooms. Finally, you can collect wine on your tour and SHIP your bottles home from our office.

 

HALF DAY wine tour  SIP OF CHIANTI

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Days      Monday - Saturday

Time      Start at 9 am / or at 2 pm (4 hours)

Size       Max 8 pp

Price      79  

SIP OF CHIANTI - from April to October

New from 2021 you can now get a sip of Chianti in just four hours. Meet up with your knowledgeable guide at the Grape Tours office and let yourself be whisked off to the Chianti area just South of Florence. 

We will visit two green and sustainable family-owned wineries where you will be able to indulge in the beautiful countryside. Tour the wineries from the grapes to the bottle and sip delicious wines all whilst your guides inform you of the territory and last, but not least, get you back and forth safely so you can fully enjoy every Sip of Chianti.

Grape Tours' SIGNATURE tour  SUPER CHIANTI

Dario Cecchini in Panzano in Chianti

Days      Monday-Saturday

Time      Start at 10 am - approx 8 hrs

Size       Max 8 pp

Price      175  

SUPER CHIANTI - All year (reduced frequency in winter)

This day trip is to explore the flavors of the land just south of Florence with 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.

Stretch your legs in Greve in Chianti and return with the fondest memories of Tuscany's wine country.

Grape CLASSICS  WINE TIME 

Grape Tours Tuscan Wine Time winery tour

Days      Every day

Time      Start at 9.30 am - approx 6 hrs

Size       Max 8 pp

Price      125  

WINE TIME - All year (no Sundays during winter)

Leave the city and join our swiftly 6 hr Wine Time tour where we visit 3 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 for yourself. 

Taste at least 10 different wines and enjoy a freshly home-cooked Tuscan lunch at the 3rd winery.

Grape CLASSICS  CHIANTI & CHEESE 

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

Days      Monday-Friday

Time      Start at 10 am - total 7 hrs

Size       Max 8 pp

Price      155  

CHIANTI & CHEESE - from March to October

Laidback tour through the Chianti & Chianti Classico region, visiting small organic wineries who are passionate about producing high-quality wines. Visit 3 different wineries with multiple wine tastings throughout the day. Lunch in a "natural wine" organic farm and is a farm-to-table 3-course 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  MEDICI WINES & VILLAS

Carmignano wine tour with Grape Tours from Florence

Days      Saturdays

Time      Start at 10 am - approx 8 hrs

Size       Max 8 pp

Price      175  

MEDICI WINES & VILLAS - from April to October

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 - Extraordinary Grape Experience

Panzano in Chiani on a Tuscan Wine Tour with Grape Tours

Days      Monday & Thursday

Time      Start at 9 am - approx 9 hrs

Size       Max 6 pp

Price      €275  

CLASSICO GRAND CRU - from April - October

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 - Extraordinary Grape Experience

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

Days      Tuesdays

Time      Start at 9 am - approx 9 hrs

Size       Max 6 pp

Price      €275  

BRUNELLO di MONTALCINO - from April - October

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 - Extraordinary Grape Experience

View over San Gimignano on a wine tour with Grape Tours

Days      Wednesdays

Time      Start at 9 am - approx 9 hrs

Size       Max 6 pp

Price      €275 

TOWERS of SAN GIMIGNANO - from April - October

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, historic cellars and enjoy a final wine tasting inside the castle rooms.

ELITE - Extraordinary Grape Experience

Winecountry in Montepulciano on a tour with Grape Tours

Days      Fridays

Time      Start at 9 am - approx 9 hrs

Size       Max 6 pp

Price      €275  

NOBILE di MONTEPULCIANO - from April - October

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 of 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)....

 

Who's Grape?

Rebecca Christophersen

Gouttenoire

is the founder of Grape Tours in Italy.

Rebecca is an Italian Wine Scholar. On a day to day basis she's back-office, runs the occasional day trip, takes lots of photos, and runs the Grapetrotters Journeys in Italy.

The wine tours are guided by a bunch of professional funloving wine lovers without whom Grape Tours could never have reached more than 3K 5-star online reviews and served more than 50K wine travelers over the years.

More about Grape Tours!

 

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FLORENCE Meeting Point

All tours meet at the Grape Tours office in Florence: Via dei Renai 19 / 23R

If you are staying outside of the city, you can meet some of the tours in Galluzzo

(please see which ones have this option on each individual tour page)

Ask a Grape Question: tuscanwinetours@gmail.com

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

Map of the Grape Tours office in Florence

MAY & JUNE 2021

5 days

Tour 3 amazing undiscovered regions in central Italy, starting from Florence in Tuscany. Many different styles of wines, native grape varieties and great food. 

SEPTEMBER 2021

4 days

Discover the key regions of Piemonte with an Italian Wine Scholar; Barolo, Barbaresco, Roero & Dogliani.

SEPTEMBER 2021

5 days

Northeastern Italy like you've never experienced it before. With cofounder Italian Wine Scholar Rebecca in a small group of max 8 and lots great wine & food.

OCTOBER 2021

7 days

Sicily from West to East - 7 days of absolute wine bliss and any Italian wine lover's absolute dream trip! With Grape Tours' cofounder and Italian Wine Sholar, Rebecca.

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

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