MEDICI WINES & VILLAS IN CARMIGNANO

Escape Florence and spend the day in the vineyards

100% All-inclusive (transportation, tastings, lunch...)

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€175

CLASSICS

HIGHLIGHTS:

● Guided 8 hr wine tour experience by our English speaking expert Grape Guide!
● Visit the quaint Carmignano region, one of Tuscany's historic wine gems.
● Visit 2 different historic and organic wineries with vineyard & cellar visits, and ending off with a visit to the olive oil mill.
● Taste different styles of wines from whites to reds and dessert wines.

● 3-course Tuscan lunch weather permitting outside overlooking the hills of Tuscany.

● Stop at the Medici villa at Poggio a Caiano in the afternoon (half-hour).

MEDICI WINES & VILLAS

SATURDAYS
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deluxe minibus

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expert guide

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2 wineries

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olive oil tasting

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winery lunch

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Max 8 pp

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8 hrs approx

Carmignano tour - details

Itinerary


Carmignano is the name of Tuscany’s smallest and possibly oldest wine regions. The Medici family set its footprint in the region building several majestic Renaissance villas and allegedly introduced Cabernet. On our trip, the first family-owned winery is biodynamic and makes delectable wines. We’ll learn about organic viticulture and hear stories about the local traditions. The second family-owned winery is the largest of the region, yet still organic and makes many different wines. We’ll have a tasty wine-pairing lunch. Then we’ll visit the impressive historical cellars and learn about Vin Santo. The olive press is also super interesting to understand how great olive oil is made in Tuscany. Finally, we’ll stop at the majestic Poggio a Caiano Medici villa for a stroll around the gardens.




Highlights


● Guided 8 hr wine tour experience by our English speaking expert Grape Guide!
● Visit the quaint Carmignano region, one of Tuscany's historic wine gems.
● Visit 2 different historic and organic wineries with vineyard & cellar visits, and ending off with a visit to the olive oil mill.
● Taste different styles of wines from whites to reds and dessert wines. ● 3-course Tuscan lunch weather permitting outside overlooking the hills of Tuscany. ● Stop at the Medici villa at Poggio a Caiano in the afternoon (half hour).




Price & tour info


Cost: €175 per person
Time of departure: 10 am sharp Meeting point: Grape Tours office in Via dei Renai 19, Florence. Pick-up outside Florence (Galluzzo) available: NO Total time: Around 8 hrs When: Saturdays, May - October. Size: min 4 - 8 pp (if the tour doesn't reach min number of participants we will contact you with alternatives) Distance: 60 mins approx Min age to participate: 16 yrs Allergy-friendly? Yep, make sure to mention to your guide. Wines tasted: 8-9 different wines both whites, reds and dessert wines. Wineries accept credit cards for wine purchases. Shipping available from the Grape Tours office ( more info).





 

Book Medici Wines & Villas here - 175 per person

You can add a 10 cancellation insurance and receive a full refund until 24 hrs before the tour start.