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Total Immersion Wine Tour in Chianti

4.8 / 5

59 reviews

Total Immersion Wine Tour in Chianti

From US$ 33.79 per person

A truly unique Tuscan wine experience in Tuscany's rolling hills at a small, family-run organic winery. Learn about organic wine making techniques, taste authentic wines in their most natural habitat, and experience family hospitality at its best.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Hear about organic agriculture and experience all the joys and beauties of Tuscan countryside
  • Visit the vineyards, the cellar, wonderful gardens, and vegetable garden of the property
  • Learn how to smell and taste any wine properly
  • Enjoy delicious snacks of local cured meats and cheeses
  • Taste a selection of Chianti Classico wines, some fresh Chardonnay, Rose, and Sparkling Wines
Full description
All the guests will be welcomed at the estate and brought to the roof of the cellar to see the most breathtaking views of the rolling hills at 600 meters above sea level. Here one of the passionate members of the team will provide an introduction to a history of the estate and a small general explanation of what guests will see and what they will be doing in the next one and a half hours of their time. Clients will be able to visit one of the vineyards followed by an explanation of the working process and of organic agriculture with some additional biodynamic techniqes that are often used and practised at the estate. If the weather permits, guests would be offered a glass of sparkling wine or a fresh wine of their choice at the small adjecent terrace built under an oak tree.  The tour will then take everyone to a visit through the gardens of the villa and include a visit of the vegetable garden. The cellar is the next stop, where detailed explanation follows about the harvest and selection of the grapes during the harvest, fermantation, and further aging of the wines. Each step of the viniticulture process is explained in great detail and guests would learn a lot of new and exciting things about how to make wines in the Chianti Classico area. The last stop is a tasting room, where guests will be able to try all 5 products of the estate with the selection of various local cured meats and/or cheeses with bread and olive oil. Guests will also learn particular details about the history of each wine, will learn how to smell and taste it, and what to look for when opening a new bottle of wine. The last exciting detail is the grappa, for those who would like to learn about its production and unique and delicate taste.
Includes
  • 5 different products of the estate, including red, white, rose, and sparkling wine
  • Olive oil, bread, cold cuts of meat, and cheese
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 18 years
    Covid-19 precautions
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    The address of the estate is Fattoria di Montemaggio, Localita Montemaggio, Radda in Chianti, Siena.

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    •  if it is raining, closed shoes would be advised
    •  Dietary options are available, gluten-free options are available
    • It is very important to note that it is paramount to follow the road instructions. Since you will be situated in the middle of the forest and the last part of the road is gravel/unpaved. Therefore, please follow all road instructions very precisely
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 59 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.9/5
    • Value for money
      4.8/5
    • Service
      4.8/5
    • Organization
      4.9/5

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    Amazing! Cannot recommend this wine tour enough! The tour of the vineyard was so interesting and informative and the views of the property are breathtaking. The wine tasting session was so much fun! Our guide Francisco was great and made the day very enjoyable and educational. We left having learnt a lot about wine and were also very tipsy haha! We will be sure to come back again. Thanks a lot.

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    August 25, 2020

    Simply great!

    It was a spontaneous but really the best decision to take part in the wine tasting. The winery is a dream! Simply beautiful and breathtaking. The wine tasted great and Eduardo explained everything in a very understandable and interesting way. We will definitely do it again! Thanks for the great experience Anna and Daniel

    October 8, 2019

    Ended up on a small vineyard that was at the end of the road on a dirt road. The owner was very talented and told us very interesting about the wine and the farm. It was said that we would taste 5 different types of wine but I think there were at least 8 in the end and we were there longer than it said it would last. A really positive experience!

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    September 20, 2019

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